Featured lncRNA Job – Technical Scientist

Position available

One opening for either a Technical Scientist or Technical Staff

Job description

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to elucidate the molecular function of long non-coding RNA based on functional genomics strategy (e.g. high-throughput screening). The ideal candidate should have a strong background in managing and executing automation system such as automated cell culturing system and automated RNA-extraction and qRT-PCR platforms. The candidate should also possess great communication skills (preferably in English), and is willing to work well in a diverse team of researchers. Previous experience working with data analysis and visualization using R/Bioconductor is a great plus.

The difference in positions is as follows:
*Technical Scientist: Develops and enhances the needed technologies for unit research themes under the direction of supervisors.
*Technical Staff: Provides technical support for unit research themes.

Qualifications

  1. Must have knowledge and experience of the research themes shown in the [Job description] or relevant research fields and a strong interest to pursue the research themes.
  2. Possesses good communication skills and engages in research in a coordinated manner.
[Technical Scientist] Holder of BA degree or above with substantial expertise and skills relevant to fields indicated under [Job description]. Or equivalent abilities and more than five years experience in relevant fields.

[Technical Staff] Graduate of a professional training school, junior college, university or graduate school with expertise and skills relevant to fields indicated under [Job description]. Or equivalent abilities and more than two years experience in relevant fields.

Work location

RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies (Yokohama Campus)
1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan

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