|Working Title||Research Associate II-Stenglein Lab|
|Position Location||Fort Collins, CO|
|Research Professional Position||Yes|
|Position Type||Admin Professional/ Research Professional|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Proposed Annual Salary Range||$19,000-$23,750 commensurate with experience (based on full-time salary of $38,000 - $47,500)|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on||01/26/2020|
|Description of Work Unit||
This part-time position will be in the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) facility, which is operated by the MIP department and supported by the Office of the Vice President for Research. The mission of this facility is to:
This individual will be responsible for performing routine laboratory procedures necessary for the day-to-day operation of the facility. This will include (but is not limited to) the generation and quality control of next-generation sequencing libraries, loading of the sequencers, and generation of sequencing libraries using a variety of library prep methods. The individual will participate in training facility users in instrument operation and library preparation. The applicant will be required to work semi-independently and to troubleshoot problems as they arise. Please note this is a half-time position.
|Required Job Qualifications||
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology or a related field and 3 years related laboratory experience – or – hold a Masters degree in molecular biology or a related field and have 2 years laboratory experience.
|Preferred Job Qualifications||
Experience operating NGS instruments, have authorship on publications involving next-generation sequencing protocols and sequence analysis, and experience working with computers via a command line interface or programming languages. Preferred applicants will have a track record demonstrating excellent inter-personal skills.
•Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
|Job Duty Category||Research|
Execute daily operations of NGS facility, including but not limited to the following:
-Manage the storage and scheduling for disposal of hazardous waste
|Percentage Of Time||75|
|Job Duty Category||Computational and Data Management|
- Manage NGS data on computers and servers, including data archiving.
|Percentage Of Time||5|
|Job Duty Category||Training|
- Train NGS users on the proper use and care of open-access instruments
|Percentage Of Time||10|
|Job Duty Category||Supervising|
- Supervise student hourlies working in the facility.
|Percentage Of Time||10|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. NOTE: In your cover letter, please specifically address the required qualifications of this position. A cover letter that fails to address the qualifications of this position may not be further considered after review by the search committee.
|Conditions of Employment||Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Use, Handling, or Exposure to hazardous materials|
|Search Contact||Mark Stenglein, Mark.Stenglein@colostate.edu|
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