Lab Assistant

San Diego, CA
Research /
Part-time /
Inhibrx is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to helping people with life-threatening conditions through scientific innovation and excellence. Our expertise in target biology and protein engineering has enabled us to build an innovative and productive research development engine capable of creating therapeutic candidates with unique mechanisms of action. This is further enabled by our proprietary single domain antibody platform, which allows us to address complex biology.

We are seeking a Lab Assistant to join our Molecular Biology team. The candidate will be expected to work 15-30 hours per week, assisting with the following tasks:

Role Responsibilities

    • Prepare and maintain stocks of buffers, media, and agar plates
    • Wash and autoclave lab glassware
    • Perform colony PCR screens for researchers
    • Grow and purify plasmid DNA from bacterial cultures (minipreps and midipreps)
    • Track and manage samples through a large sample database
    • Maintain current lab supplies needed for the department and re-order as needed to maintain the workflow
    • Assist with additional projects as requested 

Qualifications & Experience

    • 1-year wet lab experience (lab classes may apply) 
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to follow established protocols and procedures
    • Excellent communication skills 
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Self-motivated, adaptable, and possesses a positive attitude
    • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
$18 - $25 an hour
The anticipated compensation range for candidates is $18 to $25 per hour. The final wage rate offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, education, etc.
Inhibrx is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to maintaining a workforce comprised of individuals that are as unique as our science. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.