Laboratory Services Coordinator

The Ohio State University - Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, Ohio
$17.12 - $24.83
February 01 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio is the only academic medical center in Central Ohio and ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report for 20 consecutive years! We are committed to comprehensive patient care, high caliber research and innovative medical education for medical students, post-doctoral trainees and professional colleagues.

The OSUCCC – James is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally ranked academic medical center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nation’s largest public universities.

Laboratory Services Coordinator in the Genomics Shared Resource (GSR) of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center(OSUCCC) supports researchers by providing consultation and assistance in experimental design; performs complex laboratory experiments and library preparation for next generation sequencing instruments; performs advanced molecular biology techniques; participates in the development and implementation of new research techniques; interacts with researchers and participates in data analysis and interpretation, evaluation and troubleshooting; provides staff with hands-on training about techniques, software and data analysis, and also about techniques for next-generation library preparation and sequencing; interacts with other GSR lab members on operation of other genomics platforms in GSR; oversees and coordinates billing activities for lab services and equipment use; reviews, prioritizes and coordinates requests for all services;  coordinates work assignments; participates in the development of general goals for research projects and laboratory work; participates in the enforcement of laboratory administration policies; collaborates with principal investigators(PIs) and other GSR staff members to write manuscripts, articles, abstracts and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals; assists with the development and preparation of grant proposals to obtain outside funding in support of research; conducts critical analysis of research literature related to research projects.


Bachelors degree in human genetics/ biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required; Masters degree preferred; experience with Illumina library generation and HiSeq sequencing is preferred. Ability to understand next generation library and data quality control parameters is highly desirable. Ability to understand next generation library and data quality control parameters, and ability to interact with computation scientists are desirable. Requires successful completion of a background check; selected candidate may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.  

Interested applicants should email a CV to  

Qualified candidates should apply online to: Enter keyword or job ID# 445151.  

The Ohio State University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, participation in workshops and conferences, high quality Shared Resources, and many opportunities for continued professional development.

The Ohio State University is situated in Columbus, Ohio, which is a vibrant and international city. Columbus is located within a short flight to the entire eastern seaboard and provides a unique blend of culture, sports and activities coupled with an excellent and affordable standard living.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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