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Molecular Technologist II MALDI

Req ID #: 213561

Newark, Delaware, USA
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We are seeking an experienced Molecular Technologist  for MALDI Lab located in Newark, DE.

We are seeking an experienced Molecular Technologist  for MALDI Lab located in Newark, DE.

The work hours for this role are Monday - Friday 10am-630pm. 

The Lab-Molecular Technologist will Process customer samples in the microbiology laboratory utilizing the various technology platforms including, but not limited to bacterial 16S rDNA and fungal ITS2 sequencing, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and ribotyping.  Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and GMP compliance. 


The following are responsibilities related to the Molecular Technologist:

  • Conduct accurate processing of customer samples in accordance with current SOPs.
  • Receive, unpack, log, and subculture customer samples according to current SOPs.
  • Aliquot and prepare reagents.
  • Perform test streaks for isolation, PCR, sequencing of customer samples and other laboratory processes including but not limited to mass spectrometry and ribotyping.
  • Perform continual maintenance, repair and cleaning of all laboratory equipment.
  • Perform pipette verification.
  • Operate and maintain laser cutter.
  • Provide backup for all laboratory functions when needed.
  • Dispose of microbe cultures, chemicals and glass in proper waste containers.
  • Collaborate with technical support to resolve discrepancies with customer samples.
  • Comply with all aspects of laboratory safety, safety stations, safety manuals, safety SOP, and MSDS sheets.
  • Suggest process improvements.
  • Perform or support special projects in the lab when needed.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
The following are minimum requirements related to the Molecular Technologist position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. /B.S.) in Microbiology or related discipline required.
  • Experience/Training in a laboratory setting.
  • Must have working knowledge of the Quality System and Laboratory Information System.
  • Must have ability to work in a fast paced and team oriented work/lab environment. 
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy required.

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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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