Research Technologist

Post #
7431
Company
Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Department
Center for Personalized Medicine
Hours/Shift
Full-time; M-F 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Salary
HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
Description of Duties

Supports clinical and scientific research throughout the organization; assists with or conducts experiments and procedures under the direction of a supervisor; presents findings including preliminary interpretation for further review; inputs clinical and research information into the designated database system; conducts routine maintenance of equipment and machinery as needed. Gene expression analysis using RT-PCR, high throughput PCR applications and gel electrophoresis, cDNA/DNA/RNA preparation and quality control, Next Generation sequencing, & microarray analyses. Additional duties include routine maintenance of equipment, purchasing reagents/consumables, and assisting with compliance with local and federal guidelines. This position requires excellent computer and organizational skills.

Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in a clinical or scientific discipline; or a Bachelor’s degree in a clinical or scientific discipline and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in a laboratory setting. The preferred candidate will have the following BA/MA degree in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and/or Biology; One to two years experience in genomics field with RT-qPCR, microarray hybridization and Next Generation sequencing; Sanger sequencing and data analysis experience; Proficiency in nucleic acid extraction methods and quality control.

This is a grant-funded position.  Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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