CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Employer
Location
Menlo Park, California
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 23, 2017
Closes
Jul 23, 2017
Hours
Full Time

CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Production/Clinical Laboratory

GRAIL, Inc., is a discovery-stage life sciences company that is developing differentiated platforms for the early detection of cancer. GRAIL’s research programs combine approaches to ultra-deep sequencing of circulating, cell-free nucleic acids with innovative clinical programs of the scale and quality required to generate strong scientific and clinical evidence of their utility. GRAIL’s software and computational biology efforts are commensurate to the size and complexity of the resulting data sets. We are seeking passionate and talented individuals to join us in realizing our mission, which has the potential to dramatically reduce the global burden of cancer.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Clinical Laboratory Technician will assist in building and establishing GRAIL’s Clinical Laboratory, performing specimen testing and supporting the daily operations of the Clinical Laboratory.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform analytical testing activities including specimen testing, quality control, preparation and aliquoting of reagents.
  • Operate laboratory instruments and equipment. Troubleshoot and problem solve instrument issues as needed.
  • Monitor and perform equipment maintenance according to laboratory protocol.
  • Participate and comply with Quality and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment in the laboratory for performance of duties.
  • Assist in building and establishing GRAIL’s Clinical Laboratory.
  • Perform other miscellaneous laboratory duties as assigned and assist others as time allows.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science in Biomedical Laboratory Science, Clinical Science or related field.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks with a high emphasis on quality.
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Flexibility of work schedule to meet the needs of the Clinical Laboratory.
  • Molecular diagnostics and Next-generation sequencing experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.