Research Technician Associate

California, United States
29 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Research Technician Associate within the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering.

Job Duties

  • Maintain drosophila stocks, perform genetic experiments, make solutions and media, make bacterial plates and grape plates, organize stocks, pick up packages.
  • Work will involve genetics, molecular biology, and microbiology.
  • Assist two postdocs in the lab with Drosophila genetics and molecular biology experiments. These experiments concern the functions of the Dpr and DIP cell adhesion molecules during brain development.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Biology.
  • Several years of lab experience.
  • Microscope skills.
  • Experience with different types of microscopes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in analyzing data.
  • Knowledge of Microbiology.

Required Documents

  • Resume