Research Technologist

Post #
7696
Company
Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Department
Cancer Genetics and Genomics
Hours/Shift
Full-time; M-F Days 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. The Genomics Shared Resource (GSR) at Roswell Park is looking for a motivated and highly skilled candidate for Research Technologist position. The Research Technologist is responsible for performing various high-throughput genomics applications, including but not limited to gene expression analysis using RT-PCR, high-throughput PCR applications, DNA/RNA extraction, Next Generation sequencing, and 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 molecular biology, 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: Proficiency in PCR, RT-QPCR, nucleic acid extraction methods; Proficiency in computer and Microsoft office; and experience in microarray hybridization, next generation sequencing and Sanger sequencing technologies.

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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