|Senior Research Associate 1|
Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/12/2021
Expire Date: 01/29/2022
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Senior Research Associate 1|
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.
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The Onco-Genomics Shared Resource (OGSR) at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center provides genomics and epigenetics services for the study cancer. Our services support the research needs of all Sylvester Research Programs and span a broad range of next generation sequencing (NGS) workflows, single cell and spatial genomics applications, gene expression assays and nucleic acid sample prep.
The OGSR will undergo significant expansion throughout 2021 and we currently have a position open for Senior Research Associate level 1 (SRA1). The incumbent will join a busy team of 8 research staff running library prep and sequencing, sample capture and stabilization, molecular counting and extraction and QC. All staff also participate in regular meetings with leadership and investigators and cover the customer facing, and administrative needs of the facility. In addition to these tasks senior research staff will have responsibilities for developing new services and supporting special project requests.
Technical platforms in the OGSR include Illumina sequencers, single cell controllers from 10X Genomics and Mission Bio, molecular barcoding and spatial genomics from nanoString, and quantitation and automation platforms from Agilent, Thermo, PerkinElmer and Hamilton.
Responsible for the daily operation of the laboratory, which includes the following:
Master's degree in relevant field required
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
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Job Status:Full time