Sequencing Center Manager, BYU

Brigham Young University DNASC
Provo, Utah (US)
Commensurate with experience plus benefits.
Closing date
Jun 18, 2023

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Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Genetics, Genomics
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty, Manager
Organization Type

The Department of Biology at Brigham Young University is seeking a full-time manager for the BYU DNA Sequencing Center. Candidates with a PhD and experience in nucleic acid sequencing are encouraged to apply. Those with a Master's degree and substantial lab or managerial experience in nucleic acid sequencing and analysis will also be considered. The position involves managing the Life Sciences DNA Sequencing Center, with a 70% administrative and 30% teaching expectation. Teaching responsibilities include didactic courses and mentoring students. The manager will oversee sequencing services, train and supervise technical staff, provide expertise to faculty, and stay updated on evolving technologies. Bioinformatics skills are also required. The department encourages applications from underrepresented groups and individuals committed to mentoring diverse students. Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy statement, and mission alignment statement. Three recommenders should be listed. For non-Latter-day Saints applicants, a mission alignment statement addressing BYU's mission and AIMS is required. Contact Dr. Byron J. Adams for inquiries.


Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer.  All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.

All new employees who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be required to hold and be worthy to hold a current temple recommend.


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