Lab Manager / Senior Associate

Macrogen Corp
Job Location
Boston, MA
Discussed upon interview

Health and dental insurance, Paid vacation and more

Job Description

Macrogen Corporation is seeking a candidate who is an independent thinker, capable of supervising a team. They will innovate in a revolutionary, rather than evolutionary manner, and will become a key member of a newly formed Technology Innovation team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
 Lead and manage a team of sequencing technicians across a range of responsibilities, including:
o Overall case management and troubleshooting
o Evaluate product performance and communicate with senior scientists/supervisors
o Lead several routine projects and/or pilot projects by performing molecular biology experiments such as DNA/RNA isolation, electrophoreses, PCR, etc.
o Provide application training to new and existing technical staff
o Be a source of knowledge for the team in applying molecular biology tools to solve specific research problems
o Take an active part in lab meetings, sharing and improving the knowledge of the team and obtaining information relevant to the team’s goals.
o Technical writing/editing


 Master’s degree in biological science with a strong molecular biology focus with 3 years of documented related experience (or Bachelors degree with 5+ years of experience).
 Knowledge of and experience working with molecular biology tools such as NGS, Sanger sequencing, and PCR.
 Ability to work in an independent manner under minimal supervision.
 Excellent communication/writing skills.
 Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
 Computing skills essential and some bioinformatics experience highly desirable.
 Experience in a customer support or customer-facing role highly desired.
 Excellent record-keeping and careful attention-to-detail.
 Prior experience in the biotechnology/sequencing industry is a plus.
 Job location : Cambridge, MA but initial training at Maryland HQ is required prior to assignment.

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