187910 - Scientist II, Molecular Biology
CA-Northern California
West Sacramento
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist II, Molecular Biology for an opening in West Sacramento, CA.

Performs routine and complex laboratory analyses involving sample receiving and processing
Ensures instruments and equipment in the lab are functioning properly and maintained by performing or arranging scheduled maintenance in a timely manner
Utilizes good documentation practices (GDPs) and follows laboratory quality control and quality assurance policies
Evaluates and Interprets laboratory results
Performs quality testing on new reagents prior to use
Complies with Life Technologies Clinical Services Lab safety policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned
Work is mainly laboratory-based with some time spent in the office writing up experiments, validation documents, and standard operating procedures

Minimum experience in PCR or qPCR, and NGS.
Preferred 4+ years Molecular Biology or related laboratory experience

Use of computer systems for data entry, retrieval, and analyses involving word processing programs, spreadsheets containing data analyses, and complex computer driven instrumentation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to problem solve highly complex analyses
Strong understanding of good laboratory practices and regulatory compliance Working Conditions
May handle highly infectious agents and hazardous chemicals.
Sit or stand for long periods of time while using equipment and specimen handling and/or for computer work.
Bend or twist to reach into lower cabinets and drawers and squat or kneel to remove or store supplies stored on lower shelves.
Stretch or over-the-head arm movements to reach into high cabinets and shelves to remove or store supplies.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Visual requirements to distinguish colors for analysis; and auditory requirements to hear timers on equipment.
Fine hand manipulation is required to operate equipment, manipulate and pipette specimens.

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline required, a M.S. degree would be preferred.

1st Shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.