Genomics Scientist (Biologist II)

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Employer
Battelle Memorial Institute
Location
Columbus, Ohio, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 28, 2021
Ref
2174952208
Discipline
Modeling
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We are currently seeking a Genomics Scientist . This position is located in Columbus, Ohio .
JOB SUMMARY
This position will support the development and project execution of tools and services for our molecular epidemiology business. The position will work in a small, fast-moving team collaborating with laboratory and data scientists to carry out laboratory tasks and deliver cutting-edge research and products to our customers. Responsibilities for this position include:
- Performing genomics and molecular biology research, development, and evaluation on biological samples from various sources, applying (and developing where necessary) the latest laboratory techniques to ensure comprehensive and efficient scientific results
- Capturing and organizing data using spreadsheets and other database tools
- Analyzing laboratory data using spreadsheets, analytics, graphing, bioinformatic, and molecular modeling tools
- Ensuring effective and frequent communications with senior project leadership
- Capturing and reporting technical progress in technical reports, briefings, and peer-reviewed articles for presentation to management and clients
- Supporting the team in developing new, enabling capabilities and in proposal/grant writing
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
- M.S OR B.S. with 2 years experience with at least 1 year prior laboratory experience in Genomics, Molecular Biology, Genetics or related discipline Or early Post Doctorate.
- Strong background in Next Generation Sequencing (targeted, untargeted, methylation, ChIP-seq etc) across multiple sequencing platforms (e.g., MiSeq, NextSeq, MinION, etc.) and related laboratory and data analytical methods
- Experience with PCR/qPCR
- Experience working with both DNA and RNA sample types and related extraction protocols for sample types ranging from environmental to human clinical
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and proven ability to work collaboratively with development teams to ensure development cycles are maintained
- Applicants for this position must be a U.S. Person, as defined by U.S. export control laws.
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED
- Experience with genomic reference database and tool resources (e.g. e.g., RefSeq, Ensembl, dbSNP, DGV, dbVAR, ClinVar, ExAC or UCSC Genome Browser
- Experience with modern molecular cloning techniques
- Ability to hold a U.S Government security clearance
- Product or method development experience
- Peer reviewed publication(s) as evidence of past successes
LEGAL DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department
BENEFITS
Battelle's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

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