Research Assistant/Technician 4

University of British Columbia

Employees – Non Union

Job Class
Non Union Technicians and Analysis Assistants

Job Profile
Non Union Salaried – Analysis Assistant /Technician 4

Job Title
Analysis Assistant/Technician 4

Analysis Todesco Michael Smith Laboratories School of Science

Compensation Vary
$4,558.75 – $5,354.67 CAD Month-to-month

Posting Finish Date
October 20, 2023

Word: Purposes will likely be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

Oct 31, 2024

At UBC, we imagine that attracting and sustaining a various workforce is essential to the profitable pursuit of excellence in analysis, innovation, and studying for all school, employees and college students. Our dedication to employment fairness helps obtain inclusion and equity, brings wealthy variety to UBC as a office, and creates the required circumstances for a rewarding profession. 

Job Abstract
The Analysis Technician will coordinate and contribute to analysis efforts on hashish genetics and genomics tasks. They are going to present experience in financial botany, genomics, bioinformatics, and inhabitants genetics to the continuing analysis efforts within the laboratory. The person will likely be becoming a member of a devoted and extremely motivated workforce of geneticists, molecular biologists, and evolutionary biologists. The work and setting are interdisciplinary, with the analysis targeted on plant variety and adaptation, comparative genomics and inhabitants genetics, domestication, and genomics-enabled crop enchancment.
Organizational Standing
The Analysis Technician will help the Principal Investigator in all components of their analysis program. They are going to work together intently with members of the analysis group together with analysis associates, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate college students; UBC and division employees and directors; tutorial and business collaborators, hashish growers and breeders.
Work Carried out

  • Designs, plans, and conducts inhabitants genetics analyses on large-scale genomics datasets, with a give attention to understanding hashish domestication historical past and biogeography

  • Maintains and develops connections with collaborators within the hashish analysis group, the hashish business, and with hashish growers and breeders

  • Manages and oversees efforts to generate , annotate, and curate high-quality genome assemblies.

  • Develops and maintains second- and third technology sequencing datasets related to totally different analysis tasks

  • Curates and maintains herbarium pattern collections

  • Develops novel bioinformatic pipelines and approaches to attain analysis targets

  • Analyzes experiment outcomes and troubleshoots complicated issues, particularly these coping with bioinformatics and inhabitants genomics experimental design

  • Compiles knowledge and writes stories, presents outcomes, and participates within the preparation of scientific manuscripts and grant proposals

  • Assists in coaching and onboarding of lab personnel

  • Carries out some other associated duties as required consistent with the {qualifications} and necessities of positions on this classification

Consequence of Error/Judgement
The Analysis Technician workouts a substantial quantity of judgement, accountability, and initiative associated to the functioning of the lab. Incompetence or incorrect choices might jeopardize analysis progress, collaborations, and funds, and adversely impression future challenge aims and personnel. Poor judgment would lead to lack of experimental knowledge and delay in conducting analysis. They are going to be chargeable for errors of their work, for reporting issues and errors in a well timed approach, and for correcting these errors.
Supervision Obtained

Studies on to the Principal Investigator to make sure priorities are addressed. Works underneath minimal supervision, receiving particular directions solely on uncommon issues or on issues which depart considerably from established coverage and process.

Supervision Given
The Analysis Technician will work as a part of a workforce. They could have joint accountability for supervising and coaching extra junior personnel and graduate college students.
Minimal {Qualifications}
Completion of a college diploma in a related self-discipline or technical program and a minimal 4 years of associated expertise or an equal mixture of training and expertise. Some positions might require a graduate diploma.
– Willingness to respect various views, together with views in battle with one’s personal

– Demonstrates a dedication to enhancing one’s personal consciousness, information, and expertise associated to fairness, variety, and inclusion

Most well-liked {Qualifications}

Related MSc or a PhD within the subject of plant genetics or genomics is strongly most well-liked. Bioinformatics graduates with botany expertise, and Botany graduates with bioinformatics expertise will likely be thought of.

Expertise and Expertise

  • Fluency in not less than one interpreted programing language resembling Python, Perl, or R

  • Demonstrated expertise engaged on large-scale genomics and inhabitants genetics datasets in Excessive Efficiency Computing (HPC) environments, and information of hashish genetics, biology, and domestication historical past

  • Familiarity with the nationwide and worldwide hashish business, analysis group, and authorized historical past

  • Expertise working in a museum or herbarium, with information of curatorial greatest practices and/or expertise working with degraded tissue and historic DNA knowledge are property.

  • Capacity to take care of a excessive degree of accuracy and a spotlight to element

  • Capacity to work with the Principal Investigator to plan and implement experiments and to research knowledge

  • Show initiative in figuring out work priorities and meet deadlines

  • Efficient oral and written communication, demonstrated by a observe report of convention shows and revealed manuscripts

  • Efficient interpersonal, analytical, supervisory, multi-tasking, and organizational expertise

  • Capacity to work independently, whereas additionally collaborating with workforce members

  • Show flexibility and responsiveness to altering wants

  • Capacity to develop and preserve cooperative and productive working relationships

  • Self-motivated particular person, quick learner, workforce participant, and inventive drawback solver

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