Microbiology Laboratory Research Assistant

Specific Diagnostics - Mountain View, CA (30+ days ago)

Specific Diagnostics, located in Mountain View, California has developed a game changing new technology to identify and treat blood infections. Bloodstream infection leading to sepsis is responsible for more than half of all deaths in hospitals and is the most expensive condition treated in hospitals. Specific's Reveal AST/ID provides antibiotic susceptibility results in hours instead of days. This is an opportunity to join us at a formative time of company growth.

The Job

Specific Diagnostics is looking for a Laboratory Research Assistant with experience in a biological science, preferably in microbiology. Responsibilities include:

  • Plate streaking, culture media preparation, working with microbiological pathogens and using aseptic technique and lab safety protocols
  • Assembly of membrane sensors
  • Routine laboratory tasks including dishwashing and making solutions

Preference will be given to candidates that have a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or a related field with experience in a Microbiology laboratory. Must be authorized to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction and must be fluent in English.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour


  • Mountain View, CA 94043 (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)