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SCIENTIST/RESEARCHER I at University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

This position requires a Bachelors or higher degree in biological science-related field, with a least two years of experience in genetics. Duties include coordination and protocol implementation in a multi-PI research group that is active in the use of genomic technologies, including ancient DNA, genome reconstruction, and microbiome research (see Strong organization skills and the ability to perform wet-lab chemistry commonly used in a genomics laboratory is a must. Candidates having prior experience with sample preparation for next-generation sequencing (NGS), including DNA extraction, library preparation, or target enrichment capture, will be preferred. This position will require the use of pre-designed bioinformatics scripts for analyses of NGS data. Candidates with prior knowledge of bash shell scripting will be preferred; however, a training period can be provided for the candidate to acquire the necessary scripting skills.

Required Education: Bachelor Degree, and/or combination of work experience and education, AND:

  • 12-24 months of experience in genetics


  • Ability to speak, read and write clear, concise English

  • Basic math skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information

  • Some technical writing experience

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Duties include standing, carrying materials, and frequent communication.

Supervision: 1-5 Staff

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit