The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
The Technician A for the Department of OBGYN will assist within the laboratory of Dr. Yousin Suh to facilitate bioinformatic analysis focused on the genetics of human aging and aging-related diseases. The individual will work closely with Principal Investigators and bioinformatics postdocs on a variety of research projects related to the identification of genetic risk factors of aging-related disorders.
Review data for errors. Errors are usually difficult to detect and may result in difficult and/or costly adjustments which may adversely affect the result of a research project
Supporting genetic data download, transfer, and storage
Assisting data collection from public databases
Assisting process and analysis of high-throughput sequencing data to achieve accurate and consistent results
Assisting data display for scientific observation and description
2 years of college or completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or the equivalent in education, training and experience
Knowledge of basic chemical and/or biological terminology and techniques
Knowledge of basic programming languages
Knowledge of basic computer operations
Knowledge of basic statistics
Ability to perform work in a neat and orderly manner, following safety regulations
Ability to present data to Principle Investigator
Ability to record data in a scientific notebook
Ability to learn and adapt to a new type of data and statistics
Experience in bioinformatics
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is dedicated to the goal of building a multicultural faculty and staff committed to teaching, working and serving in a diverse community, and strongly encourages applications from candidates of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.
We are continuously seeking to recruit individuals who will enhance the diversity of our workplace and the effectiveness of our organization.
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