Featured RNA-Seq Job – Genomics Research Associate

The Indiana University Bloomington Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics (CGB), https://cgb.indiana.edu/, seeks a Research Associate to serve in the genomics lab.

Description: Duties include the performance and documentation of bench experiments, organization and maintenance of lab space, and other lab assignments. Must have demonstrated experience in molecular biology research including nucleic acid extraction and manipulation. Must have good planning skills and attention to detail. Prior experience in next-generation sequencing is desirable, but not required. Should be able to communicate tactfully, professionally, and effectively with a diverse group of faculty, scientists, administrative staff, and other members of the research community.

The initial employment term is one year with potential extension depending on funding availability, programmatic need, and job performance.

Position Requirements:  Must have an MS or PhD in the biological sciences.  Must have demonstrated experience in molecular biology research; experience with next-generation sequencing is desirable.

Background:  The Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics acts as a service facility that provides IU faculty access to genome technologies and bioinformatic support; provides consulting and training that supports the development of genome-enabled research programs and grant proposals; and develops new genome technologies and bioinformatics tools that are not easily purchased as a fee for service elsewhere.

Applications should be submitted by December 23, 2020 to ensure full consideration but will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit a letter of interest, a C.V, and contact information for three references online at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10174 .

Questions about the position should be directed to: Matt Hahn, Search Committee Chair, Jordan Hall 249B, 1001 E 3rd St, Bloomington IN 47405 (mwh@indiana.edu).

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