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Laboratory Technician I - Molecular Biology - United States  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 14 May 2017

Project Description

Responsibilities

BASIC SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, responsible for performing daily laboratory tasks as they relate to Molecular Biology Testing Services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
Perform laboratory activities necessary for molecular biology testing including but not limited to, the reagent preparation, laboratory maintenance/monitoring and routine testing of client samples. 
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent in biology or related discipline.
Experience:  0 to 1 year of related experience in a biological laboratory.  Knowledge of basic molecular biology techniques required.  
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification/Licensure: None
Other:  Knowledge of cGMPs or regulatory affairs pertaining to the pharmaceutical and biological industries is preferred. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to maintain communication across biological functional groups. Able to communicate effectively in a group or one on one setting.  Basic Microsoft Office skills are a plus.  
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time while performing laboratory tasks.
Frequently required to walk, sit, stand, reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Frequently operates laboratory pipettes.
Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
Regularly observes, inspects, and interprets laboratory experiments, requiring close vision and the ability to adjust focus and detect and differentiate colors.      
Must regularly communicate with employees/customers; must be able to exchange accurate information.
Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
General laboratory working conditions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet