Lab Technician I

Organization
Organovo
Job Location
San Diego, CA
Job Description

We currently have an opening for a Lab Tech in our Tissue Testing group. 
Under the direction of senior staff, the Lab Tech performs duties related to cell and tissue culture and analysis per established protocols.  
  
Lab Technician Responsibilities: 

•Cultures and performs compound dosing of cells and bioprinted tissues. 
•Conducts biochemical assays (ELISA, qPCR) to evaluate effects of modulators on bioprinted tissue constructs, and histology (fixation, embedding, sectioning, staining, and imaging). 
•Prepares detailed SOPs that enable transfer of techniques 
•Performs detailed recordkeeping of experimental steps and results 
•Prepares reports of results for submittal to supervisor and internal group meetings 
•Other Duties as assigned.



Requirements: 

Lab Technician Skills & Experience: 

•A.A., B.A. or B.S. in biology, physiology, molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, or closely related field 
•6+ months of work in an industrial setting required. 
•Previous experience with mammalian tissue culture, and either ELISA, qPCR, or histology required. 
•Ability to work collaboratively within a team to meet strict deadlines. 
•Ability to follow protocols / standard operating procedures (SOPs) without deviation 
•Able to accurately report work in laboratory notebooks and present results of work in departmental meetings. 
•Detail and task oriented 
•Positive attitude 
•Ability to keep calm under pressure 
•Weekend work will be required 
DISCLAIMER: 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the functions, responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position, and Organovo retains the discretion to modify functions, responsibilities, duties and skills at any time, including modifying the time devoted to such activities, deleting activities, and assigning other activities. 
  
Organovo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. 
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 858-224-1057 for assistance.

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