Laboratory Corporation of America Molecular Oncology Technologist Trainee in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The Integrated Oncology division of LabCorp is seeking a Technologist to join their Molecular Oncology team! Assays performed in the Molecular Oncology Department utilize a variety of scientific techniques, including PCR, fragment analysis, sequence analysis, and gel electrophoresis.


  • Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria.

  • Perform PCR based molecular oncology testing in accordance with standard operating procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of various types of cancer.

  • Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls.

  • Utilize a wide array of instrumentation, including Tecan, ABI 3130/3730, and ABI 7900 instruments, performing quality control and calibrations, as required.

  • Accurately enter results of testing. Review reports to ensure accurate test result reporting in preparation for review by a Director / Pathologist.

  • Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems.

  • Additional duties 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 required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PCR experience.

  • 1 year of clinical OR research lab experience.




2nd Shift Sunday-Thursday 3:00pm-11:30pm

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