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Job: Research Specialist, Ribometrix, Chapel Hill, NC


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General Information

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Job title: Research Specialist
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Job location: Chapel Hill, NC  27599 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/17/2017
Compensation:
Job category:Research and Development
Employment type:Full time
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Job Description


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Ribometrix is a biotechnology startup with research labs based in Chapel Hill, NC. Ribometrix develops and employs cutting-edge technologies to create RNA-targeted small molecule therapeutics. We are seeking a bright, highly motivated, and well-organized individual who is interested in joining a highly dynamic and intellectually challenging startup environment. The successful candidate will have experience with high-throughput screening, assay development and liquid handling, be ready to learn state-of-the-art RNA-based technologies, and have strong communication skills.

Position Responsibilities:
- Planning and executing state-of-the-art small molecule screening projects against RNA targets, incorporating high-throughput screening, next-generation sequencing, and RNA-based techniques in collaboration with senior scientists.
- Troubleshooting experiments and instruments.
- Documenting laboratory experiments, analyzing results, and evaluating data.
- General laboratory management, including maintenance of reagent stocks and databases.
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Job Requirements


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Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in the development or application of high-throughput small molecule screening assays.
- Experience with next-generation sequencing.
- Experience with liquid handling robots.
- Experience with bioinformatics or the handling of large datasets.
- Experience with RNA preparation, handling and purification.
- Bachelor’s/Master's degree in a biomedical field (Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Genomics, Pharmacology).
- Excellent written and oral communication, time management skills, and collaborative interpersonal skills.

Please send a cover letter and CV/resume to jobs@ribometrix.com.
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