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Boston University LAB TECHNICIAN,University Research in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Lab Technician provides technical and non-technical assistance to ensure the smooth day-to-day operation and maintenance of our CLIA-certified commercial genotyping laboratory for the new COVID-testing site within the Kilachand Center. Position will inventory all lab equipment; order and store supplies when/if necessary, and sets up lab at the beginning of the day and breaks down lab at night. In addition, (s)he will monitor equipment calibration, perform routine maintenance and lab security, and perform routine genetic assays using semi-automated equipment (liquid handling robot). Position will also collect, analyze and interpret test result data and prepare summaries of laboratory results.

Required Skills

  • A high school degree required

  • An associates' degree (or two years of college-level courses in the sciences) is preferred.

  • Familiarity with concepts, practices, and procedures related to genetic testing and genotyping.

  • Minimum 2 4 years related experience.

  • CLIA certified or other regulatory laboratory experience is a plus.

  • Previous experience with working in a team environment.

  • Strong attention to detail.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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