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Job: Genomics Research Associate / Intern, Celldom, Durham, NC

General Information

Job title:
Genomics Research Associate / Intern
Job location:
Durham, NC  27701 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Compensation will be paid hourly. Benefits are not available at this time.
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Part time

Job Description

Celldom, a Duke University spinout company developing a single cell-based drug discovery platform, seeks a highly motivated contract Research Associate for its Durham team located at Biolabs North Carolina. Recently a graduate of the 9th Cycle of Illumina Accelerator, this is an opportunity to work closely with our product development team in advancing our novel technologies. This role will be structured as a contractor paid hourly and is ideal for graduate students or fresh graduates looking for part-time work through the end of 2019, with the potential for 30-40 hours weekly as the year kicks off. Candidates with a *strong* basis in the requirements outlined here are encouraged to apply, and can expect to receive strong technical and workplace objectives working with scientific and engineering veterans in biotechnology.

Primary Responsibilities
- Maintain mammalian cells in culture (both primary and cell lines), including imaging and cell manipulation
- Execute genomics/molecular biology studies to evaluate quality and robustness of Celldom’s core technology
- Prepare and evaluate next-gen sequencing libraries
- Document, record, and report on experiments effectively in a timely manner
- Work with other Celldom scientists to ensure an organized and efficient lab

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications
- B.A./B.S./M.S in Biology, Chemistry or related field
- Experience with mammalian cell culture with robust technique and practices to ensure a sterile culture environment
- Strong conceptual knowledge of molecular biology and genomics coincident with experience with PCR and other common molecular biology techniques
- Familiarity with next generation sequencing library preparation workflows
- Hands-on microscopy (brightfield and widefield fluorescence) experience
- Basic knowledge of general and organic chemistry laboratory practices
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong organizational and time management skills
(Job number: 3864203)
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