Tech Position at the Faryabi Lab at Penn (Philadelphia, PA)

Two year commitment required.

About the lab: Faryabi Lab at the University of Pennsylvania studies the genome-wide effects of epigenetic dysregulation in cancer. We are seeking a motivated research technician to assist with the preparation and analysis of next generation sequencing libraries. We have pioneered an assay that allows study of chromatin at the single cell level.

About the position: The individual will be responsible for the organization and implementation of sequencing-based experiments in the field of blood cancer. Strong background and technical skills in molecular biology is required. The individual will be responsible for the direct execution of sequencing experiments, assessment of QC, and troubleshooting technical problems. An ideal candidate is a detail oriented, team player individual with ability to organize and maintain experimental records. A qualified candidate will ensure that sample preparation and sequencing production is of the highest caliber and quality. There is opportunity for training in bioinformatics during the projects for interested individuals. Two-year commitment is required.

Key Responsibilities:
• Sample preparation
• Working with human cell lines
• Maintenance and organization of records
• Implementation of genomics methodologies including ATAC-seq, and ChIP-seq
• Isolation of DNA from cells
• Prepare and present written and oral progress reports
• Engage in sample/sequencing QC analysis
• Configure, operate and maintain specialized equipment
• Lab ordering and management
• Experience with cell culture, cloning, and Western blotting is a plus.

Education and Experience: Bachelor or Master of Science degree in a relevant filed of science and significant experience with molecular biology. Prior research experience is preferred.

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