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Dedicated to discovering causes, prevention, treatments, and cures, Yerkes National Primate Research Center (NPRC) is fighting diseases and improving human health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, Yerkes conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at http://www.yerkes.emory.edu
Collaborate. Innovate. Serve. These three simple words capture what we do at Yerkes to help advance science and improve the health and well-being of humans and non-human primates. If you are someone with academic research experience who is familiar with molecular biology, immunology, and/or next-generation sequencing, this is an amazing opportunity to indirectly save and change lives and make a positive impact in the science and research community.
The Division of Colony Genetics within the Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory University is currently seeking a full time Assistant Scientist with experience writing and interpreting scripts written in python or similar language.
Our group utilizes state-of-the-art infrastructure to genetically and immunologically characterize the Yerkes non-human primate breeding colonies.
The successful applicant will be motivated, dependable, detail-oriented, have a positive attitude, be passionate about discovery, and will be a team player who is willing to learn on the job and collaborate with other members of Colony Genetics, the Ericsen laboratory, or other units.
The successful applicant will ideally emphasize experience with big data analysis or python, and highlights experience with vcf, gatk, samtools, bwa, snp, ssp, or allele. The team is seeking a member who is honest and communicates effectively with co-workers, the management team, PI’s, research staff, students, and other support services.
This position will report directly to Dr. Adam Ericsen.
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