Researcher

A full time staff will be recruited to work as a Researcher within the Genomics Unit of the Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center.

Requirements :

Required Qualifications of a successful applicant:

 

  • To have a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics, or a related field,
  • To have wet laboratory experience,
  • To have at least 1 year of professional experience,
  • To have YDS 55 or equivalent language score,
  • To be able to use MS Office (at an advanced level),
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of genomic and genetic databases,
  • To be able to use statistical analysis software (GraphPrism, SPSS, XLSTAT etc.),
  • To have high motivation and sense of responsibility,
  • To be able to work as a team member,
  • To be able to plan, take notes and report in a highly professional way.

Preferred qualifications of a successful applicant:

  • To have a Master’s degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics, or a related field,
  • Experience with Next generation DNA sequencing (NGS), Sanger DNA sequencing, NGS data handling,
  • 5 years of professional experience,
  • To have YDS 70 or equivalent language score,
  • To be able to use R, Python, Ruby, etc.,
  • To have experience in NGS data analysis.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receiving and processing samples using the relevant SOPs, recording, processing and storing,
  • Preparation and updating of SOPs,
  • Quality control of samples to be analyzed (eg. DNA / RNA / protein, etc.),
  • Using, maintaining, transferring, and storing data from next generation sequencing and related analyses,
  • Keeping and supplying stocks of materials used in the laboratory,
  • Preparation of basic solutions (Buffer solutions, media, etc.) for general use,
  • Production of required plasmids and vectors using recombinant DNA technologies,
  • DNA / RNA data analysis with the help of bioinformatics tools.