Molecular Biology Laboratory Technician

Primary responsibility will be to manage and perform clinical laboratory tasks. Laboratory will be focused on Next Generation Sequencing of clinical samples, including extraction, library prep, and sequencing for metagenomic analysis of microbial communities and antibiotic resistance presence.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years clinical laboratory experience.

  • Bachelor's degree with focus in biology.

  • Solid pipetting skills.

  • Sample accessioning, tracking, and storage experience.

  • Solid lab etiquette.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Experience in clinical laboratory validation.

  • Experience in writing monthly reports for clinical laboratory validation.

  • Experience in writing documentation for College of American Pathologists accreditation.

  • Experience with the New York State Department of Health.

  • Compilation of laboratory equipment validation testing data, and ongoing calibration of equipment.

  • DNA extraction for NGS.

  • Library preparation for NGS.

  • Running and operating NGS Sequencers (Illumina Sequencers, NextSeq550).

Position Type Full-Time

Compensation is market competitive, and based on the experience and the expertise of the selected candidates. Candidate should have a legal work permit to work in the US. Interested candidates are requested send their CV and cover letter to jobs@cosmosid.com