Research Assistant - Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics

  • University of New South Wales
  • Australia, NSW
  • May 10, 2024

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, and with high throughput genotyping systems. The Centre currently analyses over 130,000 samples per annum using a range of techniques, both manually and with robotics.

The Research Assistant is responsible for performing sample QC and NGS library preparation procedures and for implementing new or modified procedures or processes under guidance.

To fulfil the requirements of the position laboratory experience in molecular biology techniques is essential, along with the ability to work with high sample volumes in a time sensitive work environment.

About the role

The role 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
Applications close: June 6th, 2024

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