Laboratory Corporation of America Molecular Extractions Technologist Trainee in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The Integrated Oncology division of LabCorp is seeking a Molecular Extractions Technologist to join their Molecular Central Extractions team! The Molecular Central Extractions department supports testing performed in the Molecular Genetics, Genomics, Molecular Oncology, and Clinical Trials departments.
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria.
Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls.
Perform a variety of manual and automated DNA/RNA isolations in preparation of PCR-based molecular testing for a variety of genetic conditions, including cancer.
Utilize a wide array of instrumentation, including Tecan and Chemagen instruments, performing quality control and calibrations, as required.
Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems.
Additional duties as assigned.
- B.A./B.S. in Biology or relatable life science to include completion of 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math.
Previous experience with performing manual and / or automated nucleic acid isolations is preferred.
1 year of clinical lab experience.
1st Shift Tue-Sat 830am - 430pm
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.