Microbiology Laboratory Technician

St. Paul, MN


 

Overview:

Performs laboratory assays that demand a professional application of the principles, theories, and techniques of cell culture and media preparation.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs assays and proper documentation
  • Performs daily monitoring and cleaning of equipment and applicable facilities.
  • Prepares in house media and reagents.
  • Understands and performs the following laboratory techniques: aseptic technique, light and fluorescent microscopy and reagent preparation.
  • Organizes laboratory supply, media and reagent shipments
  • Perform Ames assays independently
  • Perform Chromosome Aberration, Mouse Lymphoma and Mouse Micronucleus assays in conjunction with senior staff
  • Maintain and prepare mammalian cell cultures according to company Standard Operating Procedures
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and facilities according to GMP/GLP regulations and company Standard Operating Procedures
  • Understand the proper and safe use of hazardous chemicals
  • Understand the proper and safe handling of potentially pathogenic materials

Qualifications:

  • One year of lab experience outside of school.
  • GLP/GMP experience preferred
  • Skills in cell culture, pipetting and aseptic techniques is required
  • Ability to distinguish colors

Shift:

Monday-Friday, Sunday-Thursday, or Tuesday-Saturday 7:00AM-3:30PM

Pay Rate:

$16.00-$17.00/hour

Education Required: 

Bachelor's degree in Biology, Microbiology, or related is required

 

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