The successful candidate will join a new laboratory developing and utilizing cutting-edge, high throughput genetic, genomic and computational technologies for the exploration of non-coding RNAs in neural cell fate decisions and developmental disorders. After entry-level training under the general supervision of a faculty investigator and laboratory supervisor, the individual will be responsible for performing routine molecular biology assays in this research laboratory and contributing to general maintenance of the laboratory, equipment and supplies. The candidate will also present summaries and quality assessments of data generated at regular intervals.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform experiments.
These will require basic tissue culture, and/or cell separation methods, and laboratory methods/techniques associated with genetics and molecular biology such as: high-throughput genotyping, Next-Generation sequencing library preparation, quantitative and qualitative analyses of nucleic acids, as well as other functional and enzymatic assays.
Work with large datasets will be required and strong computational skills are desired.
Carefully records all experiments performed and assesses quality of data generated.
This position will also prepare solutions and reagents, order materials and supplies, maintain sterile ready-to-use glassware, keep inventories of lab stocks, and maintain laboratory equipment.
BS/BA, or equivalent, in biological sciences, chemistry, or related field required.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Classified title: Research Technologist
Working title: Research Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO 40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range: $14.14-$19.44 (commensurate with experience)
Location: MRB, 733 N Broadway – 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002874 – SOM - Institute of Genetic Medicine
Personnel area: SOM – School of Medicine
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