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Molecular Technologist-1 Sequencing

Req ID #: 220396

Newark, Delaware, USA

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Charles River Labs is seeking a Molecular Technologist for our Microbial Solutions site located Newark, DE. This position is Monday - Friday 10:00am to 6:30pm.

Charles River Labs is seeking a Molecular Technologist for our Microbial Solutions site located Newark, DE.
This position is Monday - Friday 10:00am to 6:30pm. 


The Molecular Technologist 1 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.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • 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.

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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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