Research Assistant - Ramaciotti Centre

  • University of New South Wales
  • Australia, NSW
  • Sep 10, 2022

Job Description:

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics is a national infrastructure facility and a leader in the application and development of genomics in Australia. It is the largest genomics facility at any Australian University and is comprehensively equipped with the latest next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, with single-cell genomics platforms and with high throughput microarray systems. The Centre’s purpose is to deliver high quality genomic data to its clients and position UNSW as a leader in the field of genomics.

The Centre currently analyses over 40,000 samples per annum using next generation sequencing (NGS) technology. It utilises numerous library preparation procedures and operates several sequencing platforms.

The Research Assistant is responsible for performing sample QC and library preparation procedures and for implementing new or modified procedures or processes under guidance. The role will deal with high sample volumes in a time sensitive environment. The position will use their laboratory experience in molecular biology techniques to fulfil the requirements of the role.

NOTE: There are x2 roles available.

About the role

The position of Research Assistant reports to the Research Manager and has no direct reports.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

About the successful applicant
(Selection Criteria)

To be successful in this role you will have:

Ensure you systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Jason Koval
E: [email protected]
Applications close: October 7th, 2022

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