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Job Title: Assistant Research Scientist
Job Number: 20173696
Organization: Health Research Inc.
Posted: 8/23/2017
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Responsibilities:

The Assistant Research Scientist will assist in the implementation of targeted next generation sequencing for parasite identification and drug resistance mutations. Duties will include performing DNA extraction, RT-PCR, conventional PCR, amplicon purification, quantification, and submission of specimens to genomics core for next generation sequencing. The selected candidate will interpret next generation sequencing data to identify drug resisistance mutations or parasaite species; organize and assist in writing and presentation of data; contribute to clinical laboratory functions and perform related duties as needed.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a biological science or a related field and one year of relevant experience in that field. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for the one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Previous experience with development of nucleic acid amplification assays. Experience and proficiency using CLC Main Workbench is highly desired. Previous experience with targeted next generation sequencing including data analysis is preferred. Familiarity with clinical parasitology, and experience with testing for drug resistance mutations in Plasmodium parasites.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 11/29/2017
Desired Starting Date: 8/23/2017
Contact Name: Kelly Coultry,  Assistant Research Scientist
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560

Menands   NY  12204
United States
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 560
 
  Menands   NY  12204
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax: 5184311252
Contact Email: kelly.coultry@healthresearch.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): https://careers- healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway - Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204- 2719. Please include reference code 2017- 3696 on envelope.

Additional Information: Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

Web Site Delete Date: 8/29/2017