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Biochemical Geneticist in Pittsburgh, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is currently recruiting for a Biochemical Geneticist for our client, an established biotech company. Incumbent will need to assist in the research, development, validation and clinical processing of clinical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease within humans.


  • Executes experiments in an efficient manner, following all required procedures.
  • Maintains proper documentation of all experimentation within a scientific notebook.
  • Prepares specimens for analysis and organizes tests to be performed.
  • Assists in preparation of scientific documents including standard operating procedures.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedure.
  • Prepares and properly labels reagents required for laboratory testing.
  • Verifies proper instrument function by checking and calibrating lab instruments and documents data.
  • Sustains a scientific curiosity, exploring literature to assist with experimental design and further develop laboratory skills.
  • Abides by laboratory safety policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, biology, molecular biology or medical technology
  • Minimum of 3 years laboratory experience
  • Method development experience in biochemical genetics preferred

Working Conditions: Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear protective lab gear including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear. Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on the needs of the laboratory.


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