Position Title: Laboratory Technician
Location: 17062 Murphy Avenue, Irvine CA 92614
Reports To: Scientist
Summary/Contribution of Position:

Zymo Research is seeking highly motivated individuals to join our R&D team as Laboratory Technician. The qualified individual will support Sr. Research Associates or Scientists execute R&D projects for product development, optimization, and quality control.

You will be working closely with some of the most talented people in the life sciences field specifically in the cutting-edge technologies of next-generation sequencing (NGS) and nucleic acids handling.

If you are passionate about helping people in advancing science and working with awesome teams in a fast-growing company, we want you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Developing and writing project protocols:

  • Maintaining quality control measurements
  • Liaising with Research Associates on the project(s)
  • Filing and collating project documentation, reports
  • Archiving study documentation and correspondence
  • Carrying out research activities
  • Assisting in the writing of research papers, preparation of presentations and publications
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Tech support for incoming phone calls and trade show booth attendance
  • Light manufacturing duties may include assembly of buffers for ZRC kits
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None
Education and Experience:
  • An MS degree or a BS with a minimum of one-year laboratory experience in Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry or related field
  • Experience performing molecular biology, biochemistry, and cell biology techniques, including PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, gel electrophoresis, cloning, restriction enzyme digestion, nucleic acid purification etc
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Core Competencies:
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team Player
  • Communication skills - verbal and written
  • Listening skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Data collection and ordering
  • Customer service orientation
  • Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Stress tolerance
  • Ongoing Scientific Reading

 

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