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Research Laboratory Technician - Biotechnology
Raleigh Durham, NC 27709 United States
Research and Development
bioMASON is a unique biotechnology startup manufacturing company with a natural process that will revolutionize the building and construction industry. bioMASON employs microorganisms and chemical processes to manufacture biological cementbased masonry building materials in ambient temperatures.
bioMASON is dedicated to finding talented, multifaceted, hardworking, and passionate people to join our innovative team. We are a young startup seeking to make a massive impact on carbon emissions. bioMASON believes in a fastpaced, creative working environment that fosters collaboration and innovation unhindered by traditional boundaries.
The company appeals to selfdirected, flexible teammates who embrace ambiguity, learn quickly, possess interpersonal skills, and seeks to test ideas through rapid iteration. An insatiable curiosity about biocement, design sensibilities, and customer empathy is required. The work often requires more than 40 hours per week including occasional nights and weekends.
bioMASON is seeking a Research Laboratory Technician. This is a Fulltime Associate position, responsible for operation, maintenance, and configuration of research and production bioreactor systems for fermentation development and production. This position reports to the Research Microbiologist.
Bachelor Degree or higher in Biomanufacturing, Biotechnology, or a related field of study.
Minimum 2years work experience in an academic or research biotechnology laboratory.
Responsibilities, Tasks and Outcomes:
Setup, configuration, operation, and maintenance of bioreactor fermentation systems and benchtop laboratory assay equipment including microplate readers.
Data collection, organization, analysis, and internal dissemination.
Thorough documentation of process parameters and experiments.
Assistance in experimental design and assembly of novel systems.
Performing other duties assigned by your supervisor
Required Skills and Interests:
Technical expertise and interest in bioreactors and related analytical equipment.
Experience with upstream biomanufacturing processes including fermentation.
Understanding of electrochemistry, photometric analysis, and plating techniques.
Ability to configure and program fermentation process control systems.
Demonstrable data collection, records management, and analysis skills.
Ability to work on small team under tight deadlines
The Candidate Must Be:
Organized and possess excellent attention to detail
Creative, flexible, proactive, punctual, persistent
A team player
Ability to SelfManage
Comfortable with a demanding fastpaced work environment and ability to excel in a growing environment
bioMASON Employees Must Possess:
Integrity and Honesty
Passion and Motivation
Intelligence and Aptitude
Must have reliable transportation to the RTP/ Raleigh area.
North Carolina Biotechnology Center