Technologist I / II (Woburn Lab)

This role presents an opportunity for a trained laboratory technologist to perform Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) assays in the U.S. clinical laboratory of a global life science company.

To build on our mission to improve lives through genomics, we are investing in our global laboratory footprint and are seeking a Technologist I / II to join our Woburn, MA clinical genomics facility. This individual will develop, optimize, and perform Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) assays.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform laboratory functions in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Extract nucleic acids from various specimens including cell lines, human blood, fresh frozen tissue and FFPE tumor specimens).
  • Participate in regular Proficiency Testing.
  • Prepare auditing documents.
  • Collaborate with the lab manager on all activities.
  • Utilize an array of instrumentation, including Covaris sonicator, Agilent Bioanalyzer and TapeStation, ThermoFisher Qubit, and 10X Genomics Chromium Controller, Illumina sequencers.
  • Execute next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based workflows including single cell RNA sequencing, exome and transcriptome sequencing.*
  • Maintain batch record reports, consumable inventory, equipment, and calibration to comply with CLIA/CAP requirements.*
  • Implement a laboratory data management system, including sample accessioning and management.*
  • Utilize automation liquid handling systems to prepare NGS libraries.*
  • Other duties as assigned.

*Denotes additional job responsibilities of a level II Technologist.

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS in Biology, Life Sciences, or related; or equivalent years of experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience using NGS technology, preferably in a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) / College of American Pathologists (CAP)-certified laboratory.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Eager to learn new techniques and keep up-to-date with latest innovations in technology.
  • Understanding of data privacy laws and the importance of privacy of patient data.
  • Demonstrates commitment to GS values: Purposeful Passion, Unwavering Integrity, Relentless Curiosity, Transformative Collaboration.
  • Consistently demonstrates GS behaviors: Put the Customer First, Focus on Results, Extend Smart Trust, Show Consideration to Others, Prioritize Genuity Team.
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Improving Lives Through Genomics

At Genuity, our mission depends on the shared commitment of our people, dedicated to helping us create a new reality for the future of health.

We serve the world’s leading life sciences companies including biotechnology, pharmaceutical companies and medical research centers. Our partners all use insights from genomic data to improve health. Our capabilities include providing access to population-scale patient cohorts for research, next generation sequencing (NGS) CLIA/CAP GCP labs globally, and a team of the world’s leading A.I. and genomic analysis experts and technologies for organizing, mining and sharing genomic and disease biology data.

Employee Benefits include:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Generous 401(k) Matching Program

Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

Commuter Reimbursement Program

Employee Referral Bonus Program

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Cell Phone Usage Reimbursement

Reservable Bicycles