Los Alamos National Laboratory Multi-omics Research Technologist / Research Technologist 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The research teams within the Bioscience Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) perform research in a broad array of applications of biotechnology and life sciences. The Biosecurity and Public Health (B-10) Group works tostop the spread of disease—from naturally occurring or manmade threats—requiring an in-depth understanding of pathogens, how they work, the host response to pathogens, as well as advanced methods for detection, diagnosis, and treatment.
There are several challenging projects in need of a research technologist with skills in laboratory experiments and data analysis in applying various ‘omic approaches to understanding human diseases, biofuels, environmental systems, and synthetic biology.In this position, you will perform various ‘omics experiments in the laboratory, and develop techniques to analyze and interpret the data produced. You will leverage your skills on multiple projects.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated experience as a skilled technologist to assist in the design and execution of laboratory experiments to generate ‘omic data (genomics, transcriptomics metabolomics, proteomics, etc.).
Experience in sample preparation for DNA and RNA sequencing, mass spectrometry, etc.
Demonstrated experience in assisting with designing experiments and analysis pipelines that integrate data from laboratory experiments.
Demonstrated experience with several data types and formats.
Ability to work in collaboration with internal and external team members on large and small projects.
Demonstrated experience in preparing written reports and presentations for briefings.
Ability to contribute and/or co-author scientific publications.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in laboratory science or computational analysis (e.g. bioinformatics) and a minimum of 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in bioinformatics and analysis of ‘omics data.
Demonstrated computer programming skills in one or more of the following: Python, C++, Perl, etc.
Demonstrated experience in multiple sample preparation techniques and analysis.
Ability and inclination to contribute to a wide range of basic-research and mission science programs as needs and opportunities evolve over time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance (generally requires U.S. citizenship).
Education Job Functions(can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Lifting 30+ pounds, Safety glasses or eye protection, gloves or hand protection
Note to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter that addresses each of the key requirements of the position.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
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Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2for additional information.
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Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
Dental and vision insurance
Free basic life and disability insurance
Paid maternity and parental leave
Award winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation and holidays)
Onsite gym and wellness programs
Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Contact Name Sutton, Jennifer Anne
Vacancy Name: IRC82805
Organization Name Biosecurity and Public Health / B-10
Minimum Salary 75400
Maximum Salary 122900
Req ID: IRC82805