Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?
Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.
We are looking for a Molecular Technician to support the development of new tests and processes for deployment in our clinical NGS lab. Supporting Lead Scientists, this role involves the execution of advanced molecular techniques toward the development the most advanced sequencing platform in cancer care.
What You’ll Do:
Under the guidance of senior scientific staff, support the development of cutting-edge molecular assays for our high-throughput CAP/ CLIA/ NYSDOH accredited clinical lab
Assist in the troubleshooting and quality control initiatives
Assist with development of automated processes
Execute molecular protocols with a high degree of precision and attention to detail
Generate detailed documentation of experimental execution
Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years experience in a molecular lab or completion of an advanced technical certificate program with a strong molecular lab component
Highly organized and systematic, superb attention to detail and ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy
Proven ability to learn new skills quickly and adapt to new processes smoothly
Hands-on experience with any of the following molecular methods is highly desired:
NGS library preparation methods
PCR methods such as: PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, ddPCR
Nucleic acid ligations
Nucleic acid analysis such as: quantitation by absorbance/fluorescence, gel & capillary electrophoresis
Magnetic bead-based DNA/RNA purification and size selection
DNA hybridization arrays
Other molecular techniques
Experience with Next Generation Sequencing
Experience with robotics and automated liquid handling systems
Knowledge of LIMS platforms and various computer systems