Laboratory Technician Needed for Rapidly Growing Diagnostics Company
Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Competitive Benefits Package
A rapidly growing biotech company that specializes in developing point-of-care products for the treatment of a variety of debilitating diseases, primarily in the oncology space is looking to hire a Laboratory Technician. This biotech company has secured revenue through the development of an in-vitro diagnostics test for the qualitative detection and determination of IgG and IgM antibodies to the COVID-19 virus. This company is building this department from scratch and is willing to move quickly for the right candidate.
The company places a great deal of value on internal growth, and thus are looking for someone who wants to progress rapidly.
The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for:
Performing laboratory tests including but not limited to ELISA tests and RT-PCR tests.
Maintaining complete documentation for all steps of the processes as outlined in SOPs.
Entering testing results into the laboratory information system
Complying with established laboratory procedures and company policies
Performing established quality assurance procedures and maintains appropriate documentation and reports irregularities to the supervisor
Assisting in the maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
The ideal candidate will have the following:
B.S. or B.A. in relevant scientific area (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related)
Strong writing skills
Prior experience working with bio-samples (Serum/Plasma) is preferred
Prior experience with clinical specimens is preferred
Prior experience with the use of ELISAs or RT-PCR is preferred
Ability to work in a team environment