Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Division of Medical Genetics currently has an opportunity for a Research Scientist 2 to work on epigenomics in the Hawkins lab. The lab conducts a number of different next-generation sequencing-based experiments to study how the epigenome contributes to gene regulation and cell fate. This individual will provide technical expertise and laboratory managerial responsibilities. This position is a critical member of the lab who will work with others as well as independently. The primary project involves generating epigenomic data such as ChIP-seq, whole genome bisulfite sequencing and RNA-seq.
Tissue Culture, tissue dissection
Chromatin isolation/immunoprecipitation, ChIP-seq
DNA manipulation: PCR, ligation, extraction, bisulfite conversion
RNA isolation, RNA-seq
Preparation of Illumina libraries. Loading Illumina sequencers.
Lab management: ordering, safety, etc…
Perform research projects and related duties as assigned by the Investigator
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Bachelor’s degree in biology or other similar field plus two or more years experience in research laboratory
Demonstrated knowledge of epigenomic assays
Molecular biology experience
This position requires that you work well with others, have good communication skills, feel comfortable presenting your work to others, and help train others in your area of expertise
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Master’s degree in biology or other similar field
Experience with chromatin biology
Experience with lab management
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
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