AKESOgen, Inc. is growing! Our company is seeking to hire a Research Associate.
Responsibilities and Duties:
A team player helping to construct, implement, and manage multiple experiments.
Run automated Nucleic Acid instrumentation, real time PCR, DNA/RNA spectrometer, and genetic scanners.
Maintains a clean, safe, and organized lab.
Document and maintain records systematically such that they can be easily obtained when needed.
Ensure the accuracy of the information before filing.
Assist the team leads and scientists in related function
Prior training in genetic sample management.
Understand and follow CLIA* and CAP guidelines.
Maintain instrumentation and the appropriate documentation for each instrument.
Demonstrate a high level of ethics in all aspects of professional practice.
Assist in writing and reviewing SOPs.
BS degree in biological sciences with at least one year’s experience in a biological laboratory (preferably a molecular genetics lab). It is in the hiring manager’s discretion if a candidate has relevant experience or skills to enable him/her to fill this role. Decision will be based on performance evaluation for current employees and experience/skill set of potential hires.
The skills and specifications for this position:
Excellent analytical abilities and communication skills (verbal and written).
Excellent practical knowledge about the applications of scientific principles.
Ability to spot mistakes in procedures and report them to supervisor.
Ability to work well in a group as well as carry out individual assignments.
Proficient in computer and internet application skills required for the job.
Familiar with CLIA and CAP guidelines, great attention to detail.
Ability to focus for long periods on a task, able to lift 50lbs, and willingness to learn.