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Group Leader, DNA Sequencing Core Facility

Company: New England Biolabs, Inc.
Location: Ipswich
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Research Department at New England Biolabs (NEB) is seeking a Group Leader to direct the DNA Sequencing Core Facility at its Ipswich, MA campus. The DNA Sequencing Core Facility is a critical component of Research, Development and Production activities by generating data using state-of-the-art Next Generation Sequencing technologies including Illumina, Ion Torrent, Oxford Nanopore Technologies and Pacific Bioscience as well as Sanger Sequencing and Capillary Electrophoresis. The Group Leader will supervise a team of scientists to coordinate data generation, manage all equipment and consumable purchasing and maintenance and troubleshoot problems with experiments, protocols, and instruments. Primary Responsibilities: DNA Sequencing Core Facility Leadership: Supervise scientists to coordinate with Research, Applications and Development and Production collaborators to generate data using state-of-the-art genomics methods and technologies. Train staff on new and existing techniques and protocols. Manage all equipment, consumable purchasing and maintenance. Data Management: Perform basic analysis of genomics library metrics in tandem with the NEB Bioinformatics team. Design, modify and standardize protocols based on state-of-the-art techniques and current literature. Troubleshoot problems with experiments, protocols, and instruments. Required Qualifications and Experience: B.A./B.S. Degree with 10+ years relevant of experience; M.S. with 5+ years of relevant experience; or Ph.D. with 3+ years of relevant experience required in genetics, genomics, molecular biology or equivalent field. Extensive expertise in molecular genomics techniques and technologies. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to supervise and train scientific staff. Preferred Qualifications and Experience: Experience managing a DNA sequencing core facility in academia or industry. Experience in clinical research. NEB currently requires all employees located in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires must be fully vaccinated prior to the first date of employment. NEB will consider requests for reasonable accommodations, as required by applicable law. EEO Statement New England Biolabs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community; as an EEO/AA employer, New England Biolabs considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. More in-depth details of EEO are available here. Information regarding New England Biolabs commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be found here. New England Biolabs is a participating employer in the Employment Verification (E-Verify) program. If you need an accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to or call 978-927-5054 to let us know the nature of your request.

Keywords: New England Biolabs, Inc., Lynn , Group Leader, DNA Sequencing Core Facility, Other , Ipswich, Massachusetts

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