Researcher II- Molecular Genetic and Genomics

Organization: 
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Job Location: 
Jackson, MS
Job Description: 

Position Summary:
Conducts research by applying theoretical and professional working knowledge for desired outcomes. Duties include, but are not limited to, conducting and modifying procedures, collecting and preparing data, managing a laboratory, preparing and designing reports, and communicating with a wide variety of stakeholders.

Requirements: 

Education/Experience:
Bachelor's degree or associate's degree plus two (2) years of related experience. No other equivalents.

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Good interpersonal and leadership skills
• Ability to work in a team and work independently
• Ability to perform DNA and RNA isolations and evaluations
• Knowledge of next-generation sequencing technologies
• Ability to perform capillary DNA sequencing
• Knowledge of microarray technology
• Ability to perform genotyping
• Skill in the use of quantitative real-time PCRs

Contact Information: 

To apply, please visit http://careers.umc.edu and reference req #66078.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, age, disability, marital status, national origin, or veteran's status.

About Our Organization: 

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is rapidly expanding our cutting-edge research in genetic and genomics with emphasis on cardiovascular, kidney diseases, cancer, and psychiatric disorders. We are currently seeking a Researcher II to support our missions of education, research and healthcare. As the state’s only Academic Medical Center, UMMC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits in an exciting, collaborative environment.

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