1+ months

RESEARCH SCIENTIST ENGINEER 1 - DiaCOMP

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

RESEARCH SCIENTIST ENGINEER 1 - DiaCOMP

Req #: 174610
Department: GENOME SCIENCES
Job Location: Health Sciences Center,  Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 12/06/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.  

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for four consecutive years.

The Department of Genome Sciences (GS) is part of the University of Washington School of Medicine and is comprised of 26 labs addressing leading edge questions in biology and medicine by developing and applying genetic, genomic and computational approaches taking advantage of genomic information now available for a host of species. GS is making major contributions in the application of genome science to understand the fundamentals of biology and to improve human health and wellbeing. Genome Sciences is a collaborative department supported by very different academic disciplines. We work with a multitude of Program Investigators (PIs) in departments both on the UW campus as well as worldwide. The department has gone through significant expansion since its beginning in 2001 with annual grant awards of $56M for FY19. The department has 47 training, teaching, and research faculty.

The Department of Genome Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH SCIENTIST ENGINEER 1.

Position Purpose:
This researcher will perform molecular biological, tissue staining, and imaging experiments in the Beliveau and Akilesh labs.

Responsibilities:
20%: Performing routine molecular and biological tasks such as nucleic acid amplification.
50%: Performing and imaging in situ hybridization and immunofluorescence experiments
20%: Analyzing data and preparing presentation materials (eg figures, slides).
10%: Assisting with lab organization and upkeep

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. in Biology, Cell Biology, or related area and 12+ months experience working in a laboratory/research setting. Equivalent experience may substitute for educational requirement.
  • Experience with histological analysis of mammalian tissue sections.
  • Experience with basic molecular biological techniques such as gel electrophoresis and PCR.

    Desired:
  • Experience with fluorescence microscopy and human kidney tissue.
  • Experience with Python, R, or a similar programming language.

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page.  If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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    Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-02-03

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