This position will provide general executive level administrative support to multiple PIs and affiliated lab groups including lab management, grant writing, editing and general administrative assistance. This position is expected to use initiative, resourcefulness and good judgment to handle a wide variety of administrative and support duties such as project management, addressing inquiries, maintaining filing systems, processing paperwork, composing correspondence and coordinating meetings and travel arrangements. This role will also serve as a liaison to administrative units such as Payroll, Human Resources, Computing, etc.
Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
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 handling, seeing, sitting and talking.
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.