Clinical Lab Technician (PCR, NGS, Illumina, Sequencing, Clinical, ASCP)

Apex Life Sciences - Branford, CT (26 days ago)3.0

Contract$23 - $27 an hour

EducationSkills

**Candidate MUST have at least 1 year of CLINICAL lab experience**

The ideal Molecular Lab Technician is responsible for performing clinical laboratory test procedures following standard operating (SOP) and quality assurance (QA) procedures. The successful candidate will be a key contributor in a team committed to Clinical Sequencing Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with Agilent hybridization-capture and Illumina sequencer operation desired. Training available!
  • Conduct Next generation sequencing (NGS) protocols including, but not limited to, sample QC, PCR, library preparation, sequence capture, and sequencer operation.
  • Write, review, revise, and follow SOPs within the electronic document management system.
  • Perform accurate and timely data entry into LIMS to ensure accurate sample tracking.
  • Perform equipment maintenance, calibration, QC, and proficiency testing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S in Molecular Biology, Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related
  • 2 years of CLINICAL LABORATORY EXPERIENCE - experience with PCR or Next-generation sequencing (NGS) or Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) is preferred.
  • Recent BS level graduates with a Molecular Technology ASCP certification will be considered!
  • Experience with Agilent hybridization-capture and Illumina sequencer operation desired.
  • Experience with LIMS and laboratory automation highly desired.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $23.00 to $27.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Next Generation Sequencing: 2 years (Required)