At the IGI, we envision a world in which genome-engineering innovations benefit humanity and are accessible to all.
Benefits of working at the IGI include:
We are looking for passionate people who share our vision, values, and drive. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to our commitment to excellence, diversity, and inclusion in academia. We encourage individuals to apply who may have had non-traditional career paths, taken time off for family/personal reasons, or excelled in careers outside academia. Compensation is determined by guidelines set forth by home campus.
Please note that posted positions are open even if the first review date has passed.
Public Impact Director (UC Berkeley)
Assistant Project Scientist, genome engineering (UC Berkeley)
Project Coordinator (UC Berkeley)
Diagnostic Test Lab Associates, SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic testing lab. Associates are responsible for accepting or rejecting collected SARS-CoV-2 specimen kits in a Biosafety Cabinet, interacting with LIMs, and properly handling Protected Health Information, adhering to rigid rejection criteria and safety guidelines. We prefer candidates with an M.A., M.S., or advanced to candidacy in their Ph.D. program; experience working in a CLIA and or BSL2 facilities; competence in performing DNA/RNA extractions, PCR and qPCR, and serological testing assays; knowledge of basic molecular and cellular biology techniques; and experience in a core or resource-facility setting. Positions are approximately 10 hrs/week. Send your CV and cover letter to Kristy Nordahl at email@example.com with "Testing lab application" as the subject. Student jobs are restricted to UC Berkeley students who are registered for the current academic semester, or in the grace period immediately before or after academic semester registration.
Our investigators accept graduate students from their home departments through university graduate programs.
We're hiring a number of undergrads for paid kiosk associate positions with our FAST-study. Work-study is available. Kiosk associates are responsible for a number of activities such as welcoming participants into the site, ensuring that they adhere to safety guidelines, and ensure they move through the testing experience successfully. Kiosk associates also help set up and take down kiosk infrastructure and notify kiosk management if supplies run low. Positions are approximately 10 hrs/week. Send your CV to Kristy Nordahl at firstname.lastname@example.org with "Kiosk application" as the subject. Student jobs are restricted to UC Berkeley students who are registered for the current academic semester, or in the grace period immediately before or after academic semester registration.
If you would like to perform research related to our program areas, please email your CV and cover letter to the principal investigator listed on the project page most relevant to your interests.