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Research Associate - Garrison lab

Company: Buck Institute
Location: Novato
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


We are looking for a highly motivated Research Associate to perform experiments and work in a support role as an integral member of the Garrison laboratory at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. Our lab combines biochemical, cell biological, and genetic techniques with behavioral neuroscience to address fundamental questions about signaling between neurons. The successful candidate should have knowledge and practical experience with basic molecular biology and microscopy. Previous experience working with C. elegans is desirable but not required.


  • BA/BS in Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, or other related fields
  • 1+ years of recent, directly related work experience
  • Works well independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated strong motivation and interest in performing research
  • Excellent communication and effective organizational skills


Our success will ultimately change healthcare. At the Buck, we aim to end the threat of age-related diseases for this and future generations by bringing together the most capable and passionate scientists from a broad range of disciplines to identify and impede the ways in which we age. We are an independent, non-profit institution located in Marin County, CA, with the goal of increasing human healthspan, or the healthy years of life. Globally recognized as the pioneer and leader in efforts to target aging-the number one risk factor for diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, cancer, macular degeneration, heart disease, and diabetes-the Buck seeks to help people live better longer.


Buck Institute for Research on Aging is an equal opportunity employer. Buck Institute seeks candidates whose experience and qualifications will enable them to contribute to our dedication to diversity and excellence. We are committed to building an organization that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran's status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.


Please submit your CV along with a cover letter describing your research interests. The Buck offers a competitive compensation package with generouse benefits.

Keywords: Buck Institute, Novato , Research Associate - Garrison lab, Other , Novato, California

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