The Centre of New Technologies is looking for a highly motivated person to operate of the Next Generation Sequencing Core Facility, which is a high throughput laboratory providing cutting edge next generation technologies to the Center of New Technologies – University of Warsaw.
Scientific discipline: Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Next Generation Sequencing
Job type (employment contract/stipend): employment contract
Number of job offers: 1
Remuneration/stipend amount/month: salary adequate to the level of experience
Position starts on: As soon as possible
Institution: Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw
The Research Specialist will be responsible for:
• Assisting with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) as part of the core facility's operation; current platforms include the NovaSeq 6000 system (Illumina);
• Managing ongoing daily activities including sequencer set up, maintenance of equipment, freezer management, use of established protocols, sample quality control and troubleshooting of problems with direct coordination of the supervisor;
• Cooperating with scientists and external parties, including commercial entities; demonstrating activity in the implementation of scientific projects and provision of commercial services;
• Adhering to strict safety protocols and may require the use of personal protective equipment.
• MSc graduate in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Chemistry-related.
• PhD degree or a strong relevant experience in biomedical science / bioinformatics / math / computer science-related field;
• Molecular biology experience with NGS, sample and library quality control, and sequencing machine set up;
• Proficiency utilizing onboard sequencer set up, core or service facility experience;
• Experience with multiple next generation sequencing platforms, including Illumina NextSeq or HiSeq;
• Experience with sample preparation for NGS sequencing.
• Strong organizational skills;
• Experience with basic molecular biology techniques and working knowledge of basic computer skills: Microsoft Office, especially Excel. The ideal candidate must have the ability to organize, track and utilize reagents and samples for high-throughput analysis in support of genomic studies and in DNA sequencing, data review and stringent record keeping.
• Cover letter,
• Reference contacts.
• Attractive salary adequate to presented skills and experience;
• Stable employment.
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Application deadline: 23th December 2018.
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