Microbiology: Microbiology Lab Technician to handle and
prepare human biological samples for downstream polymerase chain
reaction (PCR) testing for Covid-19.
The Microbiology Lab Technician will set up high through put PCR
reactions using 96- and/or 384-well plates using manual and robotic
procedures, running PCR instrument, and collecting and reporting
data. Candidates should be capable of troubleshooting potential
problems associated with sample handling and preparation, equipment
operation and data collection while maintaining data confidentially
and sample custody. Candidates should have good communication
skills and able to personally and professionally interact with team
Required: BS in biological sciences including microbiology,
chemistry/biochemistry, biology or closely related field.
Conceptually and technically familiar with PCR technology and
procedures, training in basic/general laboratory methods and
equipment used in a modern biology, microbiology and/or
biochemistry laboratory. Position is not eligible for H-1B
Consideration may be given to a candidate with a MS degree and
practical training in molecular biology methods and equipment,
including PCR, currently used for surveillance purposes.
Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to
Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Andor Kiss at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of application will begin August 2,
2021 and continue until the position is filled.
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