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Research Associate

Indiana University Bloomington
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Indiana University Bloomington Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics (CGB),, seeks a Research Associate to serve in the genomics lab. The expected start date is January 3, 2022.

Duties include the performance and documentation of bench experiments, organization and maintenance of lab space, and other lab assignments. Must have demonstrated experience in molecular biology research including nucleic acid extraction and manipulation. Must have good planning skills and attention to detail. Prior experience in next-generation sequencing is desirable, but not required. Should be able to communicate tactfully, professionally, and effectively with a diverse group of faculty, scientists, administrative staff, and other members of the research community. This is a laboratory position, those seeking a bioinformatics position should not apply.

The initial employment term is one year with potential extension depending on funding availability, programmatic need, and job performance.

Position Requirements:  Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and/or Chemistry with three or more years of appropriate experience, or a Masters or Doctorate degree. Must have demonstrated experience in molecular biology research; experience with next-generation sequencing is desirable.

Background:  The Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics acts as a service facility that provides IU faculty access to genome technologies and bioinformatic support; provides consulting and training that supports the development of genome-enabled research programs and grant proposals; and develops new genome technologies and bioinformatics tools that are not easily purchased as a fee for service elsewhere.

Applications should be submitted by November 26th, 2021 to ensure full consideration but will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit a letter of interest, a C.V, and contact information for three references online at

Questions about the position should be directed to: Matt Hahn, Search Committee Chair, Jordan Hall 249B, 1001 E 3rd St, Bloomington IN 47405 (

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