Laboratory Corporation of America Molecular Extractions Technologist in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The Integrated Oncology and Integrated Genetics divisions of LabCorp are 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.
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.
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, but not required.
1 year of clinical OR research lab experience preferred, but not required.
2nd Shift Tuesday-Saturday 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.