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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

ACGT takes great pride in the friendly, team-oriented culture of our company. We strive to hire and retain exceptional people, and we value each and every employee contribution.

Below is a list of current openings. Please feel free to check periodically as our careers page is regularly updated.

Positions Available:
Position Summary

ACGT has a position available for a Molecular Biologist at its principal location in Wheeling, Illinois. This position requires at least 1 year of experience with a working knowledge of DNA sequencing and general molecular biology techniques.

Job Description

  • Perform laboratory procedures following protocols for DNA sequencing, PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA & RNA extraction, plasmid purification, etc.
  • Sequence data analysis.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory instruments independently.
  • Keep accurate laboratory records and data.
  • Responsible for assigned lab duties, maintaining lab stocks, solutions, reagents, and supplies.
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving to improve laboratory procedures.
  • Responsible for QA/QC procedures, as applicable.

Educational Requirements

  • Master of Science degree in biotechnology, molecular biology, bioinformatics or a life science field.
  • 1 year of laboratory experience.

Job Requirements

  • Working knowledge of computer-based information gathering and analysis.
  • Ability to work independently and learn quickly.
  • Ability to work with high throughput assays.
  • Ability to prioritize workload with strong project management skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills, written and oral.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a changing situations and priorities.
  • Goal-oriented and focused on completing work on time.
  • Effective management of multiple tasks and situations for timely resolution, sometimes in stressful situations.
  • Should be able to work on Saturdays when required.

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae via email to the attention of the HR Manager at careers@acgtinc.com. This is a full time, salaried position, excellent benefits (medical and dental PPO plan and 401K plan).