Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa and aims to position itself among world-renowned universities in its fields The University is engaged in economic and human development and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco’s frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the very heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.
The Research Infrastructure Management Office is hiring an engineer for the CoreLab genomic platform. The UM6P CoreLab is a research and service-providing platform managed in a centralized and simplified manner to facilitate access to a wide range of technologies, expertise, and services offered to UM6P researchers and external clients. The life sciences CoreLab is part of a set of laboratories intended to support technical and scientific approaches in the fields of research and service providing.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Operation of the genomics platform:
Ensure that instruments and software are functional.
Supervise and execute routine operations.
Guarantee the quality of data produced.
Identification of needs, drafting of technical specifications, analysis of tenders, and testing of genomics platform equipment.
Organization of sample collection and data processing.
Sequencing and genomic analysis:
Conduct DNA and RNA sequencing experiments, qPCR, and qRT-PCR experiments; Design new experiments and appropriate protocols.
Interpret results obtained.
Development of protocols and methods:
Development and optimization of sequencing and genomic analysis protocols and methods.
Genomic data management:
Management and analysis of genomic data produced by the platform.
Use of bioinformatics tools to analyze sequencing data.
Reception, processing, and classification of requests.
Handling of samples to be analyzed: storage, conditioning, preparation, etc.
Advice and guidance for users.
Active involvement in various laboratory activities.
Participate in the supply and stock management of genomic laboratory consumables (solvents, standards, small equipment, etc.).
Apply health and safety rules relating to using chemicals, cryogenic liquids, and measuring equipment.
Participate in the platform certification process.
If you possess the necessary qualifications and are excited about contributing to a cutting-edge platform in Genomic, we encourage you to apply. This is a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic and innovative team.
Please submit your application, including your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience.
Profil recherché :
Master/Engineer or PhD degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Molecular biology, microbiology, biotechnology, or a related field.
Experience with various (DNA extraction, qPCR, qRT-PCR, microbial genotyping, plant genotyping, primer design, etc.).
Knowledge and experience in bioinformatic tools related to DNA sequence analysis, BLAST, sequence and alignment and analysis, microbial identification, genotyping, phylogenetic tree generation, primer design.
Familiarity with lab safety protocols and regulations.
Excellent organizational skills (time and priority management)
Excellent communication skills (French and English).
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to multi-task without compromising quality and accuracy.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Adresse de notre siège :
Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid, Ben Guerir 43150
Traits de personnalité souhaités :
Respect des règles
Besoin de réflexion
Recherche de nouveauté
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