Medical Research Scientist at Sanford Burnham Prebys in La Jolla, California

Posted in Science 13 days ago.





Job Description:

The SBP Medical Discovery Institute seeks to fill a position entitled Medical Research Scientist. This position will be focused on medically relevant research spanning one or more common diseases and syndromes including diabetes, sepsis, colitis, autoimmune diseases, and cancer.

Sanford Burnham Prebys is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform independent experiments with guidance as part of an established team.
  • Keep detailed notes and records and follow established protocols.
  • Proactively share results with Principal Investigator and laboratory team members.
  • Speak at formal lab presentations and other meetings about progress made.
  • Multitask on various technical approaches as needed.
  • Interaction with collaborating scientists, physicians, and patients when needed.

Required Experience

  • Ph.D. in biological sciences and/or M.D. degree.
  • Candidates with research publications in peer-reviewed journals preferred.
  • Hands on experience and training in recombinant DNA/RNA manipulation and detection, antibody-based assay methods, protein biochemistry, cell biology and culture, proteomics, mammalian genetics.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be organized, time efficient, prompt, and work as part of a high-functioning, well integrated team of scientists.
  • Must speak, write, understand, and have daily conversations in fluent, academic English.
  • Multi-task on completing research projects.
  • Show respectful, interactive, and supportive spirit.
  • Comfortable with frequent communication with others.
  • Must balance independence and self-reliance with willingness and proactiveness to learn new skills.

The scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute are making research breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology, and children's disease. We are also at the forefront of finding solutions for health threats such as COVID-19, where we are working to identify drugs that may help millions of people. During our more than 40 year history, we have established an NCI-designated Cancer Center, designed one of the most sophisticated drug discovery centers in the nonprofit world, and created global collaborations that are leading to preventions, treatments and cures to improve human health.

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability – committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.

If you need an accommodation seeking employment with Sanford Burnham Prebys, please email accommodations@sbpdiscovery.org. Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.


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