- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Project Management
- Laboratory Experience
- RNA Extraction
- Communication Skills
- Dental Insurance
- Health Insurance
ACGT, Inc., a DNA sequencing and genomic research services company, has a position available for a Molecular Biologist at its principal location in Wheeling, Illinois. This position requires 2-3 years of experience with a working knowledge of DNA sequencing and general molecular biology techniques.
Perform laboratory procedures following protocols for DNA sequencing, PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA & RNA extraction, plasmid purification, etc.
Sequence data analysis.
Operate and maintain laboratory instruments independently.
Keep accurate laboratory records and data.
Responsible for assigned lab duties, maintaining lab stocks, solutions, reagents, and supplies.
Demonstrates initiative in problem solving to improve laboratory procedures.
Responsible for QA/QC procedures, as applicable.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biotechnology, molecular biology, bioinformatics or a life science field.
2+ years of laboratory experience.
Working knowledge of computer-based information gathering and analysis.
Ability to work independently and learn quickly.
Ability to work with high throughput assays.
Ability to prioritize workload with strong project management skills.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Good communication skills, written and oral.
Flexible and able to adapt to a changing situations and priorities.
Goal-oriented and focused on completing work on time.
Effective management of multiple tasks and situations for timely resolution, sometimes in stressful situations.
Should be able to work on Saturdays when required.
Licensed driver for sample package pickups, on occasion.
Please send cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae via email to the attention of the HR Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a full time, salaried position, excellent benefits (medical and dental PPO plan and 401K plan).