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Job: Research Laboratory Technician, bioMASON Inc, DURHAM, NC

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General Information


Job title: Research Laboratory Technician
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Job location: DURHAM, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/14/2017
Job category:Research and Development
Employment type:Full time
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Job Description

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bioMASON is seeking a Research Laboratory Technician This is a Full-time associate position, primarily responsible for the operation, maintenance, and configuration of research bioreactor systems and simulated environment vessels. The successful applicant will have previous experience in microbiology and demonstrate a command of basic laboratory and microbiology operating principles. This position reports to the Research Microbiologist.

Responsibilities Include:

Setup, configuration, operation, and maintenance of bioreactor fermentation systems and bench top assay equipment (microplate readers, spectrophotometers, etc.).
Participation in design, assembly, and maintenance of in-house prototype experimental systems.
Execute laboratory/pilot-scale experiments.
Data collection, organization, analysis, and internal dissemination.
Thorough documentation of experiments and process parameters.
Assistance in experimental design and assembly of novel systems and processes.
Performing other duties assigned by your supervisor.
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Job Requirements

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Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree or higher in Microbiology, Biotechnology, or a related field of study.
Minimum 2-years work experience in an academic or industrial biotechnology laboratory.

Required Skills:

Technical expertise and interest in bioreactors and related laboratory simulation equipment.
Basic understanding of industrial controls and data acquisition systems.
Ability to configure and program fermentation process control systems.
Demonstrable data collection, records management, and analysis skills.
Experience in microbial fermentation
Ability to work on small team under tight deadlines.
Hands on fabrication, plumbing and wiring.
Experience/familiarity with fabrication tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with basic PLC programming and IO configurations.
Experience with 4-20ma sensor systems.
Database setup and management.
The Candidate Must Be:
Organized and possess excellent attention to detail
Creative, flexible, proactive, punctual, persistent
A team player
Ability to Self-Manage
Comfortable with a demanding fast-paced work environment and ability to excel in a growing environment bioMASON

Employees Must Possess:

Integrity and Honesty
Passion and Motivation
Analytical Skills
Intelligence and Aptitude

Must have reliable transportation to the RTP/ Raleigh area.

Please send your resume and fully completed application with the heading “Research Laboratory Technician”

The bioMASON Career application may be found on bioMASON’s website, under the “Career” tab:
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