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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 [email protected]. This is a full time, salaried position, excellent benefits (medical and dental PPO plan and 401K plan).