Next-generation Sequencing (NGS) Scientist – Expired

Reporting to the Senior Scientific Officer (Laboratory Unit), the incumbent will assume the following responsibilities:


Key Responsibilities:


  • Design, implement, and manage experiments to develop short and long-read sequencing methods and protocols of nucleic acid extraction (DNA and RNA), library preparation, sequencer operation and maintenance, data quality monitoring, and basic data analysis
  • Identify, evaluate, and implement new and emerging NGS workflows and contribute to improving existing protocols and developing new ones to meet research needs
  • Work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, laboratory scientists, and bioinformaticians to design experiments, analyse and interpret data, and present results in team meetings
  • Prepare research documentation, such as reports, summaries, publications, and presentations
  • Train staff on new and existing techniques and protocols
  • Perform any other duties assigned by senior officers