Labcorp Technologist - Genomics Sequencing in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The Integrated Genetics Division of LabCorp is seeking a Genomics Sequencing Technologist to join their Genomics team in RTP, NC! The Genomics department performs sequencing-based testing for more than 40 genes that is designed to detect sequence variants in the coding regions of genes associated with certain rare disorders.
Assays performed (including inherited cancer testing and whole exome sequencing) utilize a variety of DNA sequencing techniques, including Sanger, Array, MLPA, and NexGen sequencing.
The schedule for this position will be: Sunday-Thursday, 3:00pm -- 11:30pm.
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
Perform PCR based genomic testing in accordance with standard operating procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of various genetic conditions, including cancer
Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
Utilize a wide array of instrumentation, including Tecan, ABI 3730, ABI QuantStudio, and Illumina HiSEQ/MiSEQ 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
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
Minimum 1 year experience working in a clinical diagnostics laboratory experience required
DNA sequencing (Sanger and NGS) experience strongly preferred
Strong molecular biology background, including experience with PCR and DNA extraction highly desired
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!
Sunday - Thursday, 3:00pm - 11:30pm
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.