Laboratory Technician / Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing, Oncology Clinical Laboratory

Oncology Precision Medicine Clinical Laboratory, Chicago
Job Location
Chicago, IL
Excellent compensation + benefits
Job Description

Pharma-Cruiting Life Sciences Executive Search is seeking a Laboratory Technician - Research Associate for a precision medicine oncology clinical laboratory in Chicago. Our client  provides physicians and top NCI centers cutting edge high quality next generation sequencing data to help them better understand a patient's cancer tumors and develop precision medicine care plans for the patients.


  • Work with a cutting-edge genomics workflow to provide high-quality next-generation sequencing data with rapid turnaround times in a clinical laboratory
  • Utilize automation and robotics to standardize the discovery pipeline from sample acquisition to sequencing output
  • Maintain quality metrics and data generation for next-generation sequencing platforms
  • Work to establish and maintain CLIA/CAP compliance in a novel field



Must have: Molecular biology experience to include PCR or DNA Extraction or Sequencing.

MS in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science and experience with next-generation sequencing OR

  • BS in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science and 2 years of experience
  • Understanding of the importance to maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance with HIPAA requirements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with methodologies and protocols involved in next-generation sequencing
  • Ability to work with others to plan and carry out scientific programs
  • Self-driven and works well in an interdisciplinary team with minimal direction
  • Strong desire to build products that will save lives and change the course of cancer
  • Impeccable attention to detail


  • Experience working in a CLIA/CAP high-complexity NGS laboratory
  • Experience with robotics and automated liquid handling systems
  • Knowledge of LIMS platforms and various computer systems
How to Apply

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