Job ID: #9431

Senior Research Associate

Watertown, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

Position located in Watertown, MA


Responsibilities of the Senior Research Associate:

  • Operate in-house Illumina and Nanopore sequencers.
  • Build a variety of NGS libraries and perform DAN/RNA sequencing.
  • Improve and perform qPCR and RNA sequencing protocols.
  • Demonstrate excellence by troubleshooting issues and maintaining our high standards for quality.
  • Be a team player by participating in general laboratory maintenance and other laboratory duties.


Requirements of the Senior Research Associate:

  • BS/MS in a relevant field of biological sciences and a minimum of 2+ years of NGS library prep and sequencing experience.
  • Must have experience Nanopore or Illumina.
  • Must have some experience with molecular techniques (PCR, qPCR, etc.).
  • Strong communication skills required.

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