Genomics Technician

at Industrial Staffing Services Inc dba Equiliem in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.

Performs routine assignments in the entry level to a professional job progression. Typically requires a college or university degree or the equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from others.

The job performs routine assignments related to scientific research projects. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Writes articles, reports and manuscripts. Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.

(80%) Sanger Sequencing data production pipeline (bench).
Proficient in Sanger sequencing sample intake, sample processing and data output procedure.
Operates ABI and related equipment.
Work closely with other facility staff to ensure timely delivery of samples to PIs.
(20%) Other Facility related functions as needed.
Rigorous in keeping records related to the Sanger data production pipeline
Update clients on project progress as needed.
Performs other related work as needed.

Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Performs other related work as needed.

The Genomics Facility provides access to advanced genomics technologies to University of Chicago researchers. These technologies include Single-Cell Genomics, Spatial Transcriptomics, Next-Generation Sequencing, Micro-arrays, Sanger Sequencing as well as general nucleic acid sample QC and processing. The Facility is well-supported by the Deans office and fulfills an essential role in the continued academic success of ***.

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through <2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
Preferred is a minimum of 3-6 month prior experience in a Core or Research lab setting .

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to communicate internally with co-workers and externally with Facility clients.
Ability to work under pressure, manage competing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Detail oriented with strong sense of work ownership.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time.
Ability to perform lab-based tasks for an extended period of time.

This position is intended as expert technical support of the Applied BioSystems-based Sanger data production pipeline.
This position will be involved in Sanger sequencing services provided by *** Genomics Facility. Additionally, this position will need to be able to perform other Core related services as needed.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, uniform service member status, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. This practice extends to all aspects of our employment practices, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, firing, promoting, transferring, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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Job Posting: 11222372

Posted On: Aug 25, 2023

Updated On: Sep 24, 2023

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