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Lab Assistant (San Francisco, CA)

Organization
Invitae
Job Location
5 Technology Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
United States
Benefits
  • STRONG COMPENSATION

    We offer competitive salaries and equity in a rapidly growing company.

  • HEALTH COVERAGE

    Take advantage of comprehensive benefits, including health, dental, and vision.

  • FAMILY FRIENDLY

    Have peace of mind with generous vacation days ("take all the time you need; don't let your team down") and an excellent family leave policy.

Job Description

SCHEDULE: Sun - Thur, 7:00am - 3:30pm (priority); Tues - Sat, 12:00pm - 8:30pm

Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry, by making clinical-grade genetic information affordable and accessible to guide health decisions across all stages of life. 

Our team is expanding rapidly and we’re looking for people who are passionate about helping improve healthcare to join us.

We are looking for a motivated, detail-oriented laboratory assistant to join our San Francisco laboratory who can (with minimum supervision) carry out tasks to support the Clinical Laboratory.

What you’ll do:

  • Participate in laboratory organization and housekeeping Maintain laboratory inventory of reagents and consumables

  • Conduct daily laboratory temperature monitoring

  • Prepare equipment for daily use by laboratory technicians

  • Perform basic routine equipment maintenance activities

  • Participate in periodic cycle counts

  • Participate in other support and maintenance activities as needed

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or biotechnology related field preferred

  • Academic or industrial laboratory experience required

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed for interaction with all members of the laboratory and equipment teams

  • Shift is either Sunday through Thursday, 7:00am - 3:30pm or Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00pm - 8:30pm

  • Self starter who is able to work independently and with minimal supervision

By joining Invitae, you’ll work alongside some of the world’s experts in genetics and healthcare at the forefront of genetic medicine. We’ve created a culture that empowers our teams and our teammates to have the biggest impact and to explore their interests and capabilities. We prize freedom with accountability and offer significant flexibility, along with excellent benefits and competitive compensation in a fast-growing organization.

Join us.

At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or biotechnology related field preferred

  • Academic or industrial laboratory experience required

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed for interaction with all members of the laboratory and equipment teams

  • Shift is either Sunday through Thursday, 7:00am - 3:30pm or Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00pm - 8:30pm

  • Self starter who is able to work independently and with minimal supervision

About Our Organization

Invitae is a leader in advanced medical genetics. Our company was founded with a singular mission: to make genetic information affordable and accessible to everyone who can benefit from it. The Invitae team includes pioneers in genetics, medicine, technology, and genetic counseling, and is trusted by experts to provide the most comprehensive, reliable genetic screening and support available.

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