Molecular Geneticist

Employer
Clemson University
Location
Greenwood, South Carolina (US)
Salary
DOE
Posted
August 01 2019
Discipline
Life Sciences, Genetics
Organization Type
Govt.

Clemson University

Location Clemson University
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


JOB SUMMARY:

This is a high level Research Scientist position for a molecular geneticist, which requires a Ph.D. degree with a record of productivity and skills in high throughput DNA and RNA sequencing and CRISPR technology.
JOB DUTIES:

35% - Essential - DNA and RNA extraction and preparation of libraries for next generation high throughput sequencing using Illumina platforms, in house sequencing.

35% - Essential - Standard molecular biology experiments, including cloning and PCR amplification of DNA, and advanced technologies using CRISPR-cas9 technology for gene editing, including allelic replacement, and gene deletion

15% - Essential - Provide technical advice and support for members of the Center for Human Genetics

10% - Essential - Data recording and standard statistical analyses

5% - Essential - Preparing data for publication, writing articles for publication and attending conferences to disseminate findings
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education - Doctoral / Professional Degree

Experience w/advanced molecular biological technologies with a record of publications

Work Exp 1+ years
RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors Budget - Does not provide input but is responsible for monitoring the departmental budget and may oversee fund allocation.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

75% - Perceive, observe, clarity of vision

20% - Stand for prolonged period
20% - Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
20% - Walk or move about
20% - Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
20% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
20% - Recognize or inspect visually
20% - Extends hands or arms in any direction
WORKING CONDITIONS:

20% - Chemical hazards
WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Salary: Commensurate with credentials and experience
HOW TO APPLY:

Applications must include a cover letter explaining the qualifications for this position, a curriculum vitae with list of publications, and the names of three references.

Application and enquiries should be addressed to Dr. Trudy F. C. Mackay, Self Family Endowed Professor and Director of the Center for Human Genetics, Clemson University, Self Regional Hall, 114 Gregor Mendel Circle, Greenwood, SC 29646 (tmackay@clemson.edu).
APPLICATION DEADLINE:

July 16, 2019
JOB LOCATION:

Greenwood, SC
CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/pdxghbnh52qptpmf


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