Genomics Technologist

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Bio-Reference Laboratories
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Job Description

Genomics Technologist

 

A full-time position is available in the Clinical Genomics Program at Bio-Reference Laboratories for an experienced molecular biologist with a strong background in genomics and clinical diagnostics.  The Clinical Genomics Program is a CAP/CLIA-certified diagnostics laboratory providing Next Generation Sequencing diagnostic testing to our clinicians.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual with hands on next generation sequencing, microarray, and/or nucleic acid isolation experience in a molecular diagnostic lab.  The position requires knowledge and skills related to nucleic acid isolation and purification, PCR, array CGH and next generation sequencing.  Positive attributes include excellent organizational skills, a strong interest in learning, the ability to multi-task, patience, and an ability to work with others.

Requirements

Qualifications:

 

·         Completed education/certification as a laboratory technician in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or related field plus laboratory experience with nucleic acids

·         One to three years of demonstrated experience with nucleic acid isolation, array CGH and/or Next Generation Sequencing (Illumina, Ion Torrent)

·         Solid knowledge of molecular biology equipment and related protocols (including DNA preparation, DNA quantification, hybridization, PCR, multiplex amplification and bead-based solutions).

·         Ability to work independently 

·         Ability to prioritize

·         Good general laboratory and organizational skills

·         Must be willing to work on weekends

About Our Organization

Bio-Reference Laboratories is the lab of choice for many in the Northeast. Serving the greater New York Metropolitan Area, and now a Significant Presence on the West Coast in Campbell California as well as Florida and Maryland. As a full service clinical laboratory, we are constantly looking for new technologies and new methodologies that will help us grow. People are our most important asset as we continue to grow and drive advances in technology.

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