Position Summary

The Laboratory Technologist – R&D will be responsible for supporting laboratory staff and assisting in projects related to research and development. The Laboratory Technologist – R&D will perform laboratory procedures from a wide range of biological samples and report results in a clear/organized fashion to managers.

Responsibilities List

  • Handle incoming samples for accessioning, organizing, storing, and processing
  • Process biological samples through DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, and Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) library prep
  • Support Manager with laboratory activities and operation
  • Maintain department inventory, storage and supplies usage
  • Assist in SOP development
  • Conduct background research in new technologies and procedures
  • Develop assays for validation and troubleshoot as necessary
  • Establish, execute, review and evaluate laboratory procedures and policies and procedures for operating functions of laboratory
  • Perform activities to fulfill report requirements and record retention as established by accrediting agencies
  • Resolve administrative and technical problems
  • Interpret data and results and communicate results to managers
  • Adhere to quality management system and laboratory SOPs
  • Maintain laboratory in a clean, functional state, as well as cleaning, performing or scheduling equipment and instrument maintenance/calibration/certification, as required
  • Other duties as required

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in life science or related discipline and one year of laboratory experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Understanding of aseptic technique with focus on pipetting (lab etiquette)
  • Effective data trending, document control, and technical bench skills
  • Sample accessioning, tracking, and storage experience
  • Microbiology experience/knowledge
  • BLS2 working experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with nucleic acid isolation (DNA/RNA) of various sample types, PCR, library preparation for Next-Generation Sequencing, running Next-Generation sequencers, RT-PCR or qPCR (Preferred)
  • Working in a regulated environment (CLIA, GLP, GMP, etc.) (Preferred)
  • Experience with setting up and running laboratory automation equipment (Preferred)

Physical Requirements

  • Physical stamina as you will often spend hours on your feet performing various tests
  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds
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