Laboratory Technician II
Position Summary: This is a position at the Georgia Genomics and Bioinformatics Core of the University of Georgia. The primary duties are associated with DNA sequencing services (Capillary, Illumina), running ancillary equipment (including Covaris, Blue Pippin, Agilent BioAnalyzer, and Fragment Analyzer) as well as general lab duties. Including, organization and biosafety.
Responsibilities: -Performing various molecular biology techniques -Preparing NGS sequencing libraries -Running the 3730-capillary sequencer -Assessing the quality of DNA and RNA samples
Qualifications: Associates degree and some related experience required. Area-specific certification (i.e.; SCUBA) and training may be required. Other training will be provided as appropriate (i.e.; UGA HazMat training).
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.