Research Technician III (Limited Term)

Job description


Job Purpose: Provide professional level support to a school or research laboratory within the Institute in conducting and reporting results of tests and experiments. Includes coordination of lab testing processes, analysis of data and protocol design.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Compile and analyze tests data and report findings.
  • Prepare statistical analyses and maintain related databases.
  • Operate or advise in the operation various equipment used in research studies.
  • Investigate and propose alternative experiment procedures.
  • Participate as directed in experiment design and preparation.
  • Participate as directed in preparation of presentations and manuscripts.
  • Train in laboratory processes and proper use of laboratory equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Work Experience: Two to three years job related experience.
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: This job requires working knowledge of the principles and practices of scientific and related laboratory operations. Includes skill in data organization, management and evaluation; statistical analysis; project organization; and, use of advanced statistical and scientific computer applications.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Preferred Education: Master’s degree in a relevant field of statistics, biostatistics computer science with experience in biostatistical analysis of MS-based metabolomics/lipidomics data.
  • Preferred Work Experience: One to two years’experience in biostatistical analysis of omics data, including proteomic,metabolomic, and/or lipidomic datasets.
  • Preferred Certifications: N/A
  • Preferred Skills: Demonstrated knowledge ofbioinformatic software and pipelines such as compound discoverer. Demonstratedexpertise in computer programming in scripting languages including Python, R,and/or C. Knowledge and use of cloud computing environments.

Additional tasks may include:

  • Develop and analyze a variety of metabolomic/lipidomic dataset using statistical methods.
  • Assist researchers in designing experiments and computational analysis.
  • Manage computer systems, writes programs, and trains others on use of systems.
  • Maintains data storage systems.
  • Maintains internal database used for compound annotation/identification.
  • Work effectively within the group to provide thehighest quality MS-basedmetabolomics/lipidomics services to a broad range of research labs.
  • Additional Information: This is a“limited term” position and employment is ultimately contingent upon availablefunding and business needs. 

    Please attach a resume and cover letter, including salaryrequirements, with this application. Please name each file “Last Name_FirstInitial – Cover Letter” or “Last Name_First Initial – Resume.”

    The pre-employment process may include skills testing and assessments. Thesuccessful candidate must also be able to pass a background check which willinclude a credit check. 

    Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic and research faculty, staff and students. This position typically will advise and counsel: academic and research faculty, staff and students. This position will supervise: NA.

    Job: Research
    Primary Location: Georgia-Atlanta
    Organization: Executive VP of Research
    Job Posting: Oct 7, 2019, 2:38:32 PM
    Schedule: Full-time




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    Posted: 10/9/2019
    Application Due: 10/25/2019
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