Job ID: #9140

Research Associate, Molecular Biology

Waltham, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Research Associate, Molecular Biology:

  • Generate NGS libraries, including processing of tissues to generate cDNA and genomic DNA, PCR, and purification.
  • Operate Illumina sequencing instruments, including maintenance and troubleshooting,
  • Develop and optimize processes to improve speed and/or data quality,
  • Track sample tracking using ELN and LIMS,
  • Maintain an up-to-date notebook, participate in meetings, prepare presentations, and communicate to leadership as needed.

Requirements of the Research Associate, Molecular Biology:

  • Bachelor’s degree with ideally 1-2 years of lab experience.
  • Hands-on experience with varied PCR and basic molecular biology methods.
  • Strong attention to detail required.

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