The primary role of the clinical lab / senior clinical lab technologist is to be responsible for the execution of established nucleic acid extraction and next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based cancer genomics workflows including exome and transcriptome sequencing in a GMP environment.  The ideal candidate will have experience in a regulated environment (CLIA/CAP, GMP) and will be expected to maintain batch record reports, consumable inventory, equipment maintenance and calibration to maintain quality control and compliance.              

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in scientific discipline or a health-related field.

  • 3+ years relevant industry experience, including in a regulated setting

Other Qualifications

  • Strong background in molecular biology or biochemistry and associated general laboratory techniques (PCR, qPCR, nucleic acid purification)

  • Histology experience (microtome operation, FFPE sectioning and H&E staining) 

  • Familiarity with NGS workflows including nucleic acid extraction from various tissue specimens (cell line, blood, fresh frozen and FFPE), Illumina-based library construction, and hybrid capture enrichment 

  • Operation and maintenance of instrumentation critical for Illumina NGS workflows (qPCR, plate readers and HiSeq/MiSeq sequencers)

  • Strong experience with NGS workflow automation

  • LIMS experience
  • CLIA/CAP or cGMP experience

  • Experience working with Quality Assurance and Quality Control teams

  • Experience working in a controlled laboratory environment 

  • Impeccable documentation practices and attention to detail

  • The ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • A willingness to work hard in a fast-paced environment