Clinical Lab Technician (PCR, NGS, Illumina, Sequencing, Clinical, ASCP) in Branford, CT at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Branford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    882217

Job Description


Clinical Lab Technician (PCR, NGS, Illumina, Sequencing, Clinical, ASCP)

**Candidate MUST have at least 1 year of CLINICAL lab experience**

The ideal Molecular Lab Technician is responsible for performing clinical laboratory test procedures following standard operating (SOP) and quality assurance (QA) procedures. The successful candidate will be a key contributor in a team committed to Clinical Sequencing Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with Agilent hybridization-capture and Illumina sequencer operation desired. Training available!
  • Conduct Next generation sequencing (NGS) protocols including, but not limited to, sample QC, PCR, library preparation, sequence capture, and sequencer operation.
  • Write, review, revise, and follow SOPs within the electronic document management system.
  • Perform accurate and timely data entry into LIMS to ensure accurate sample tracking.
  • Perform equipment maintenance, calibration, QC, and proficiency testing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S in Molecular Biology, Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related
  • 1 year of CLINICAL LABORATORY EXPERIENCE - experience with PCR or Next-generation sequencing (NGS) or Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) is preferred.
  • Recent BS level graduates with a Molecular Technology ASCP certification will be considered! 
  • Experience with Agilent hybridization-capture and Illumina sequencer operation desired.
  • Experience with LIMS and laboratory automation highly desired.

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION please e-mail a copy of your resume to Jenny Jeanpierre at jjeanpierre@apexlifesciences.com and call (732)636-1497

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Keywords: Clinical, Genomics, Laboratory, Molecular Biology, ASCP certification, NGS, WGS, Next-generation sequencing, ELISA, PCR, Illumina, Short-read technology, Illumina, Whole Genome Sequencing, WGS, DNA sequencing, RNA sequencing, DNA sequencers, Agilent hybridization-capture, Illumina sequencer, Clinical, ASCP, LIMS, Laboratory Information Management Systems, Illumina NextSeq.

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