Assistant Research Scientist

Posted: 07/25/18 | SHARE:

Description:

Job ID 2018-3991

Job Location US-NY-Albany

Department Wadsworth Center - Division of Infectious disease

Applications to be submitted by 7/31/2018

Salary Min USD $45,233/yr

Responsibilities

The Assistant Research Scientist will assist with the GenomeTrakr initiative, a collaborative agreement with the Food and Drug Administration, through the identification of whole genome sequences (WGS) from environmental bacterial pathogens. Specific duties will include: extracting DNA from bacterial isolates; performing QA/QC on WGS data returned from core sequencing facilities; sharing WGS data and metadata with FDA collaborators and other contributing laboratories; preparing and analyzing data for reports and presentations; assisting with the isolation and characterization of bacteria from food samples; and identifying bacteria using MALDI-TOF and real-time PCR. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Medical Technology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related field and one year of research experience.  A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year of work experience in medical technology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or microbiology. Experience performing and analyzing whole-genome sequencing and next generation sequencing testing. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including database management. Experience with molecular software, including genomic sequence analysis packages. Strong written and oral communication skills. 

Conditions of Employment

Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.

To Apply:

https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/3991/assistant-research-scientist/job  

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PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU DO NOT ANSWER THE SCREENING QUESTIONS YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO THROUGH. IF YOU ARE A RETURNING APPLICANT, PLEASE VERIFY THAT YOUR CURRENT RESUME IS SAVED IN YOUR PROFILE AND THAT YOUR HEATH RESEARCH APPLICATION IS COMPLETE PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR ANY OPEN POSITIONS.

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