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This position will only be available during the period of mitigation testing for COVID-19 and will perform routine and specialized laboratory procedures in a clinical molecular diagnostic testing laboratory focused on providing large-scale high-throughput SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic testing/screening. Procedures include, but are not limited to, RNA extraction, RT qPCR, routine lab maintenance and procedures (i.e, QC monitoring, participating in a quality management plan, performing proficiency testing; computer entry, etc). Procedures will be highly automated using robotic sample handling platforms with the goal of processing 1,000's of specimens per day.
Bachelor's degree in science or health-related discipline.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Highly thorough and dependable.
Two years of laboratory experience.
Working Conditions / Demands
Equipment utilized: Basic laboratory equipment (e.g., biosafety cabinets, pipetman, water baths, centrifuges), Robotic sample handling equipment (Biomek i7 Span-8 and Biomek i5 Multichannel), and RT-qPCR machines (Quant Studio QS7).
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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