Senior Research Associate

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Senior Research Associate

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Full Time Temp to Hire

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Indianapolis, Indiana

Full Time Temp to Hire

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July 02, 2024

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Job ID: 1376817_1719929547

July 02, 2024

Job ID: 1376817_1719929547

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Job Title: Senior Research Associate

Overview: We are seeking a highly motivated Laboratory Research Specialist to join our dynamic sequencing laboratory team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in molecular biology techniques, particularly in qPCR, DNA/RNA extraction, RT-PCR, and next-generation sequencing (NGS). The specialist will play a crucial role in executing experiments, troubleshooting protocols, and ensuring the smooth operation of the laboratory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform qPCR, RT-PCR, DNA/RNA extraction, and next-generation sequencing (NGS) using established protocols.
  • Prepare samples for sequencing and conduct quality control assessments to ensure accuracy and reliability of data.
  • Troubleshoot and optimize protocols for improved efficiency and reliability of experimental outcomes.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and ensure proper functioning; perform routine maintenance and calibration as needed.
  • Document experimental procedures, results, and observations accurately and in accordance with laboratory protocols.
  • Collaborate with other team members and researchers to design and execute experiments, analyze data, and interpret results.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements and techniques in sequencing technologies and molecular biology.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or related field.
  • Hands-on experience with qPCR, RT-PCR, and DNA/RNA extraction techniques is required.
  • Proficiency in data analysis software and bioinformatics tools related to sequencing data is preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and time-management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a research laboratory or clinical laboratory setting.
  • Hands-on experience using next-generation sequencing (NGS).
  • Familiarity with laboratory safety protocols and practices.
  • Prior experience in optimizing protocols and troubleshooting technical issues.
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