Summary Primary Role: Assist the Principal Investigator in conducting research in next generation sequencing, requiring expertise in the various research techniques and procedures pertinent to DNA library preparation, sequencing, basic informatics, and targeted down-stream functional work. Coordinate laboratory experiments and supervise students and graduate students, and monitor the progression of research projects. Participate in protocol development, data analysis, and report preparation. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Perform complex techniques or procedures on specimens and perform quality controls on clinical phenotypical data. Supervise the set-up and maintenance of standard and/or specialized apparatus or laboratory equipment. Conduct a wide range of complex experiments with a degree of independence in conducting research in cancer genomic biomarker work. Monitor completion of assigned tasks and provide training to research technicians and/or graduate students as needed. Train laboratory personnel in various techniques and analysis. Assist in preparing completed research reports or analyses on each project phase. Participate in the tabulation and computation of project results. Write results of experiments and assist in writing articles for publication. Participate in the development of grant protocols. Oversee disposal of radioactive waste. Maintain safety records and obtain special permits as required. Required Qualifications REQUIRED: Masteru2019s Degree in Science, preferably in Biology or related field OR Bachelors degree in biology, plus 1 year of research experience with next generation sequencing. Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Expertise in the application and adaptation of numerous research techniques and procedures, expertise in whole exome sequencing, basic informatics and down-stream functional work. Preferred Qualifications Working Conditions / Physical Demands Must be able to move up to 15 pounds, reach, bend and remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.