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Senior Genomics Technician - National Biotechnology Authority

Hiring Organisation: National Biotechnology Authority
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Job Description

The position of Senior Genomics Technician has arisen within the National Biotechnology Authority, and we hereby invite applications from suitably qualified individuals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures SOPs for molecular equipment.
  • Facilitate the procurement of molecular equipment and installations.
  • Training other personnel equipment operation.
  • Ensures that computerised systems are in place or are functional.
  •  Providing general research support in the areas of evolutionary genomics and genetics, including training of research staff and students in common molecular biology methods.
  • Providing support to research staff and students in the general housekeeping of reagents, archiving samples, maintaining freezers.
  • Analysing bioinformatics using Geneious, QIIME and BioEdit.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Molecular Biology.
  • Specific Knowledge of principles of high throughout sequencing and optical mapping, including the isolation and handling of ultra-high molecular weight DNA.
  • Experience of handling tissue and he isolation and QC of nucleic acids.
  • Computer literacy and working knowledge of bioinformatics and statistics software such as STATA, SPSS, Geneious, QIIME.
  • Ability to perform tasks with care is thorough and checks work for accuracy and completeness.
  • Strong attention to detail for repetitive tasks.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications and a detailed Curriculum Vitae to not later than 04 November 2022, clearly labelled "Senior Genomics Technician in the subject line".

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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