The CRoPS project aims to develop crop plants that sequester more carbon via extensive root systems containing recalcitrant carbon polymers to fight climate change. A major component of this research is to conduct genetic and genomic analysis for understanding traits relevant for this project.
The Lab Coordinator is responsible for overall lab management duties in support of the CRoPS root biology and the gene expression programs. Supervises and performs technical and administrative tasks. Maintains inventory of materials and equipment to ensure adequate supplies for experimental needs. Responsible for pre-award and post-award services for the PI and research staff. Assists in the development of grant budgets. Manages lab safety programs to insure compliance with all applicable regulations. Assists investigators in personnel management. Serves as liaison to institution administrative offices. Conducts scientific research (bench work), scientific project management, and data analysis as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in biological sciences, life sciences, or related field.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must be willing to work an adjusted schedule to support research needs.
Successful completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working in a confined area inside.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.