This open application pool is a continuous, open-ended advertisement for those candidates interested in applying to the job title listed below. Open positions may not be available at the specific time of your submission; however, once a position becomes available, candidates with documents in the pool will be screened preferentially. Additional information about the applicant pool and how to apply are listed at the end of this document. The job covered in this pool is:
009294 Research Associate I
Additional information about the applicant pool and how to apply is listed at the end of this document
Job description of the Research Associate I position:
The Next Generation Sequencing Core Facility at the Infectious Disease Research Complex is looking for an enthusiastic , motivated and team oriented individual who is willing to accept and conduct basic responsibilities independently as well as learn new techniques and develop advanced skills to join our team as a part time Laboratory Assistant I. This position will serve as support in all general laboratory operations of the core facility, including but not limited to, inventory management, laboratory maintenance, sample intake and quality control, project scheduling and sample processing assistance. Operation of standard laboratory equipment as well as advanced genomic and NGS technologies will be required.
Minimum Qualifications: 1) BS Molecular Biology, Biology or related field as well as bench top experience is preferred, with special considerations given to experience in NGS or other service core facilities. 2) Molecular lab experience, knowledge and ability to perform RTPCR, Nucleic Acid Isolation and Molecular Biology protocols and quality control applications are desired. 3) Flexible and team oriented individual preferred as hours will often be variable and all research is based on individual PI timelines and instrument output abilities. 4) Looking for a motivated and team oriented individual who is willing to accept and conduct basic responsibilities independently as well as learn new techniques and develop advanced skills.
Preferred Qualification: 1) Strong molecular biology background and laboratory experience is highly desired. 2) Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Employment Type:
The job title categories within this pool are for positions (when available) that are within a range of 0.5-1.0 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) effort (i.e., 50-100% work effort). Hiring into a particular position at a specific FTE effort is based on the availability of task-specific funds and one’s skill set. Please note that this FTE effort and your salary will be very clearly communicated to you prior to hiring. Continued employment is not guaranteed and is also based on the availability of task-specific funds, one’s skill set and other variables.
Application Deadline: 12-15-2014. NOTE: This pool will expire in approximately one year (12-15-2014) and individuals will need to reapply to be considered beyond that date.
How to Apply to the IDRC/Next Generation Sequencing Core (Research Associate I) Applicant Pool: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis during the pool year. Submit electronically by a letter addressing your interest and how you meet the requirements of this position, a professional resume, and contact information for three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Submit your completed application package to: firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of Research Associate I and note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
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