The Research Associate position on the Human Genome Sequencing Center's (HGSC) Library-Automation/CLIA COVID 19 workgroup will apply expertise in the area of genomic sequencing to clinical samples for the ongoing COVID testing/research and clinical sequencing projects.
Works independently and within a team to process samples in the production pipeline, as well as work on projects including protocol development and optimization.
Trains others to plan and conduct experiments, and work under the direction of the team leader and the group manager.
Documents experiment procedures. Collects, compiles, evaluates and analyzes data. Interpret detailed assay procedures and test results.
Performs laboratory research projects and production tasks.
Updates LIMS, sample tracking and summarize data in an appropriate format.
Prepares reagent, solutions, and oligos used for production.
Develops research techniques and performs applications required for specific research projects.
May conduct literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
Master's degree in Basic Science or a related field. Experience in lieu of degree will not be accepted.
Three years of relevant experience typically as a Research Assistant, Research Technician or Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate.
PhD in Biology
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