Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Ionis is a challenging, motivating and rewarding environment designed to foster innovation and scientific excellence. Our success is a direct result of our outstanding employees. We are interested in bringing together individuals with different skill sets into this creative environment to be part of a productive team. Join us and experience our unique culture while you develop and expand your career.
This position is in the Neuroscience Drug Discovery Group, a group focused on identifying and validating treatments for neurodegenerative, neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric diseases. We are seeking a technically proficient individual to execute nucleic acid (e.g. RNA isolation and qPCR) and protein-based assays (e.g. ELISA), as well as maintain cell culture systems. This is an individual contributor position that will be working in the laboratory as an integral part of the drug discovery team.
Hold a B.S. degree in molecular biology, biology, biochemistry, neuroscience or related field
2 years of laboratory experience (in academia or industry) with proficiency in techniques focused on RNA such as RNA isolation, library preparation for NGS, qPCR, ddPCR, etc.
Experience with basic cell culture systems preferred
Experience with protein assays (e.g. ELISA, western blotting) a plus
Experience handling laboratory animals a plus
Ability to analyze data sets and maintain records
Strong interpersonal skills with experience working in a team setting
Strong organization, written and communication skills
Ability to be successful in an intense work environment
Excellent salary and benefits package offered.
Please visit our website, , for more information about Ionis and to apply for this position; reference requisition # 18-0164
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