Production Research Technician

Organization: 
AkesoGen, Inc.
Job Location: 
Norcross, GA
Salary: 
$30-$45k annually
Benefits: 

Healthcare

Job Description: 

Akesogen, Inc is a genomic services provider offering a diverse array of technologies to private, academic and government clients. We are looking to support the Million Veterans program (MVP) genotyping efforts. We are seeking a candidate that will be responsible for daily high throughput laboratory production processing of Affymetrix and/or Illumina genotyping arrays and additional projects as needed. Under minimal supervision, plan, set-up, conduct, and evaluate experiments and assays of varying complexity. Some activities will likely be performed using liquid handling instruments. Must be able to understand and follow experimental protocols. The candidate will prepare, operate and troubleshoot equipment needed to perform assays and ensure the lab is properly prepared before and after each shift.
In addition, the candidate will keep detailed production logs and generate weekly activity reports. They will provide appropriate written/oral documentation of experiments and produce reports as requested.

Day work shift: 7:30am - 4:15pm.
Evening work shift: 4pm - 12:45am.

We have day and evening openings.

Additional Information:
This is a full-time position.
Background screens will be performed and educational claims will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide documentation as requested.

Akesogen, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requirements: 

Qualifications:
Seeking energetic and motivated candidates seeking a ground floor opportunity in a small biotechnology company, that have great attention to detail, can focus for long periods on a task and have willingness to learn.
Must have some previous molecular biology laboratory experience (ie, pipetting, making buffers), and be able to keep detailed paper and computer records.
Experience with Axiom 2.0 and/or the Infinium HD assays is desireable, but will train the right candidate.

Contact Information: 

Email: AkesogenHR@gmail.com with cover letter and resume.

Please reference job #201409 in the subject line of the email.

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