Research Associate - Bioinformatics, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (Temporary)

Sep 03, 2019
Sep 13, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Research Associate


You will be responsible for:
  • working on next-generation sequencing (NGS) based projects as assigned by the research team
  • run NGS bench processing of samples; human and pathogen for DNA and RNA anlaysis
  • maintaining NGS laboratory equipment
  • assist in sequence data handling, compilation & analysis
  • assist in preparing reports, manuscripts, projects & abstracts for publication/presentation as
  • assist in grant preparation
  • assist in preparation of CME, symposia, workshops and conferences
  • any other duty or responsibility assigned by the Supervisor.


You should have:
  • Masters in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Genetics or equivalent qualification in a related area 2-3 years of related work experience
  • Laboratory bench experience of 3 or more years in handling nucleic acid based testing and preferably DNA sequencing.
  • ability to do literature search for project, to perform data analysis and to write
  • good observational and interviewing skills
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work independently.

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