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Job: Laboratory Assistant, Ribometrix, Durham, NC

General Information

Job title:
Laboratory Assistant
Job location:
Durham, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Part time

Job Description

Ribometrix is a privately held, preclinical stage biotechnology startup with research labs based in Durham, NC. We develop and employ cutting-edge technologies to create RNA-targeted therapeutics.

We are seeking bright, highly-motivated, and organized individuals who are interested in joining a dynamic and intellectually challenging startup environment. Successful candidates will be optimistic, solutions-oriented, accountable, and open-minded with a positive, can-do attitude and a strong ability to solve problems.

Ribometrix, Inc., currently has an outstanding opportunity for a part time LABORATORY ASSISTANT.

Position Description:
The Laboratory Assistant will perform routine laboratory support tasks in the laboratories of Ribometrix, Inc. at 6 Davis Drive, RTP, NC

Typical work includes:

• Laboratory glassware washing: Retrieving dirty laboratory glassware, washing, sorting, and delivering clean lab glassware to the correct laboratories.

• Autoclaving waste and glassware as needed for the laboratories.

• Retrieving dirty laboratory personal coats, laundering them and returning to correct laboratories.

• Restocking laboratory and office supplies and properly disposing of recyclables.

• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
High school graduation or GED certificate; OR one year's experience as a Laboratory Helper or equivalent.

Additional Requirements:

• Attention to detail

• Able to work independently and once trained, work with minimal supervision

• Prior use of autoclaves, commercial dishwashers and dryers a plus

• Excellent customer service and organizational skills

• Excellent oral and written (primarily email) communication skills in English

Conditions of Employment: Working conditions: Standing for most of the shift. Lifting to 50 pounds. Stooping, reaching overhead, grasping hand tools, etc. Walking between labs while pushing a cart.
(Job number: 3832454)
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