The University at Buffalo’s Genomics & Bioinformatics Core
(GBC), located in the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS), has an opening for a junior lab technician
The GBC is a university asset providing next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics services to both academia and industry. Along with supporting academic research, the GBC plays a critical role in UB’s economic development mission by collaborating with industry partners/clients to support their R&D needs.
The candidate should have molecular biology skills including:
- DNA/cDNA/RNA preparation and quality control;
- designing and performing PCR assays,
- operating standard platforms used in molecular biology such as the plate reader, spectrophotometer, PCR machines,
- experience in sterile techniques and analytical skills.
In addition to lab bench activities, this position will:
- help with routine instrument maintenance
- purchasing reagents and consumables, and assisting with compliance policies.
Excellent computer and organizational skills are essential.
Some knowledge of next-generation sequencing is desirable.
The university seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Buffalo, to maintain the excellence of the university and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Outstanding Benefits Package
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