1. Actively participates in biotechnology research design, implementation, and daily operation of the lab. Develops and modifies procedures and instrument operating programs. 2. Independently carries out research projects, including experimental design, development of methods, analysis of results, and translation of results to high-throughput protocols based on results. Prepares results for discussion and reporting purposes. 3. Understands, plans, and performs complex analyses and/or syntheses of nucleic acids, proteins, or other molecules. Determines the best analytical procedures to accomplish research goals. Contributes to the development of new analysis, synthesis and technologies. 4. Programs equipment with special cycle combinations and ensures special procedures are properly executed. 5. Works closely with users during the experiment to ensure optimal outcome, including advising, responding to requests and real-time data analysis. 6. Contributes data to grant proposals and manuscripts for publication. 7. Prepares reports; responds to researchers' more complex queries about different aspects of services provided and possible modifications. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Master's degree with a focus in microbial systems, genomic methods and molecular technologies with a strong background in Microbiology. Laboratory experience with next gen functional genomics methods. Evidence of contribution to publications.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's degree with a focus in microbial systems, genomic methods and molecular technologies with a strong background in Microbiology. Laboratory experience with next gen functional genomics methods. Evidence of contribution to publications.
Posting Position Title: Biotechnology Associate 1
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to manage and organize large-scale datasets.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Biotechnology Associate 1
Required Skill/ability 1: Computer skills for genomic and transcriptomic analysis, familiarity with RNA-seq data quality control manipulation and analysis pipelines (ex. Flexbar, CLC Workbench platform, The Tuxedo package), and/or denovo Genomic and Transcriptomic assembly (SOAPdevono/Trinity), familiarity with R and associated packages (EdgeR/DESeq) and/or familiarity with PERL/Python scripting.
Required Skill/ability 4: Knowledge of invertebrate models or eukaryotic pathogens.
Required Skill/ability 2: Wetbench skills in recProtein expression and/or RNA/DNA extraction, RNAi application, primer design or qPCR analysis.
Master's Degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or other related discipline and one year experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 47108BR
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