Hyde Park Campus
20114 BSD Shared Research Facilities
About the Unit
The Office of Shared Research Facilities (OSRF) oversees the core facilities, which make up a pivotal and essential part of the research ecosystem, providing critical resources that enable existing and emerging technologies to facilitate groundbreaking discoveries. OSRF Cores offer expertise in state-of-the-art instrumentation and services as well as experimental design and data analysis to advance research programs across the disciplines. Operated as fee-for-service facilities, OSRF cores are managed in order to best support the University's mission to discover and create new knowledge of living systems. We are driven by the research needs of the faculty.
Under the supervision of the Technical Director of Office of Shared Research Facilities (OSRF) – Functional Genomics-Next Gen, this position will assist the Core with providing investigators with support while working on multiple research projects involving Next Generation Sequencing, Sanger sequencing/genotyping and DNA Micro-Arrays (Gene expression, Genotyping, and Methylation).
- Intake, QC and processing of necleic acids provided by investigators for Next Generation Sequencing or Micro-Array analysis
- Provide data generation
- Provide data QC and data delivery to clients through ftp servers
- Sample QC and Library Generation and Sequencer operation data
- QC technical data, Micro-arrays and/or DROP SEQ
- Provide routine laboratory duties and support research projects under direct supervision
- Assist with building, sterilizing and recycling equipment and materials
- Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Capacity to exhibit organizational skills required
- Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
- Scientific and technological problem solving skills
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in biology or a field relevant to genomics research required
- Basic laboratory skills (operating small lab equipment, pipetting experience and handling nucleic acids required
- Experience with Agilent Bio-analyzer/TapeStation, Illumina Sequencing equipment and/or Fluidigm C1 equiment preferred
- Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, ect.), possessing an aptitude for working with computers, electronics and software preferred
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
- Knowledge of regulatory compliance and document control process preferred
- Capacity to handle multiple tasks and competing demands under tight timeframes
- Ability to work under pressure, manage competing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work daily independently learning new software and instrumentation through the operation of computers
- Ability to summarize detailed issues in a concise and structured manner
- Ability to read and write documents including protocol and SOP's
- Ability to understand and carry out instructions and solve problems in complex situations
- Ability to interact with all levels of staff in a professional manner while respecting confidentiality
- Excellent customer/staff interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of basic mathematical skills
- Detailed oriented
- Cover Letter
- Reference Contact Information
.NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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