Search Jobs

Scientific. Clinical. Software Engineering

Molecular Biology Lab Technician

Bethesda Metro Area, MD

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -062020-26927 Region: Bethesda Metro Area

Job Description

3 positions available in MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

The Molecular Biology Technician role will involve fully automated RNA extraction and RT-PCR workflows. You will need to be comfortable performing this while using PPE.

Typical hours will be Tuesday to Saturday 8am-4pm, but all applicants should have the ability to work between the hours of 6am and 10pm in case shift work is required in the future.

Responsibilities:

Operate Beckman I series robotics to perform automated magnetic bead RNA extraction procedures and track sample through the LIMS system. Followed by performing the RT-PCR reaction setup including manual pipetting as well as automated plate preparation using benchtop automation equipment. Following plate preparation, lab technicians/scientists will be responsible for running the plates on the qPCR instrument, QC ing the data

Key Requirements:

Scientific Bachelor's degree - Molecular, Biology, Biological Sciences or related

Work in BSL2 lab with previous experience of automation and molecular biology techniques preferred.

Experience working in a Biological Safety Cabinet.

Work with human biological specimens.

Attention to detail to ensure chain of custody of all samples

Working and communicating across a fast-paced cross organizational team.

Rigorously following SOPs.

Ability to follow lab specified documentation practices

Ability to handle human specimens with appropriate precautions

Ability to follow CAPA procedures

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.