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Intern (MS Graduate Student)

J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI)
La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Job Code
    1078

JCVI is a world leader in genomics with programs focused on improving understanding in areas of genomic medicine, infectious disease, microbial and environmental genomics, synthetic biology, and informatics.

Position Description: The successful applicant will work with existing genomic and transcriptomic datasets for the environmentally relevant Pleurocarpous feather mosses. This includes genome improvement, transcriptome guided gene prediction, and differential expression analysis. The opportunity to do experimental culturing with moss and cyanobacteria to generate new data will also be available. While not a prerequisite skill, the successful applicant will be taught moss cultivation, maintenance, and genetic manipulation.

This is a six (6) month Intern position to start January 16, 2020 through June 30, 2020.

Required skills: MS Degree (awarded or pending) in bioinformatics, working knowledge of traditionally used coding languages (one of R, python, or perl) and UNIX

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic)
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for an extended period of time while working in the lab.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard reach, stoop kneel to install computer equipment
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer and lab work
  • Light to moderate lifting is required

    J. Craig Venter Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.







  • Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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