Every immune system has a story to tell— the key is knowing how to listen. Our goal is to meaningfully improve people’s lives by learning from the wisdom of their adaptive immune systems. It’s a bold objective that we’re uniquely built to achieve.
At Adaptive, you'll be challenged, you'll be inspired, and you'll be part of an innovative organization making a real impact on improving the quality of life globally. No matter what your role is, you'll find a diverse, team-driven, fun culture where your contributions truly count.
The Production Associate position will be responsible for processing client samples using high throughput DNA sequencing technology. This role will work within a team of other Laboratory Technicians in a fast-paced, high production setting to process research and clinical diagnostic samples.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Perform DNA/RNA extractions, PCR amplification and high-throughput sequencing assays on DNA libraries. • Perform QC and carry out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies. • Completes assignments of complex nature requiring a basic knowledge of techniques and practices related to the research area. • Supports business goals, knowledge and skills, and cross-functional teamwork. • Keep accurate and detailed records for all workflows. • Ability to work independently and carry out optimization and validation experiments. • Review and edit SOPs for accuracy and clarity. • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment such as liquid handling robotics and DNA sequencers. • Enter and track data in a laboratory information database (LIMS - Genologics Clarity). • Ensure laboratory compliance with regulatory agencies (GxP, FDA).
• Education: BS degree in either Medical Technology or a Chemical, Physical, or Biological Science. Degree includes 18 semester hours of biology courses relevant to medical sciences; 16 semester hours of chemistry (at least six of these in inorganic chemistry); 3 semester hours of mathematics; and 3 semester hours of physics. • Years of experience: Minimum 1 year of laboratory experience performing molecular biology techniques in a clinical setting; a thorough understanding of PCR and DNA extraction and sequencing methods. • Specialized knowledge and skills: Experience in either a clinical, high-throughput or production environment is preferred. Working knowledge of laboratory terminology, equipment and supplies. Experience working with human blood, tissues and/or cells as well as proper handling of biohazard material. Assists research technicians in performing laboratory production experiments; demonstrates an understanding of basic experimental concepts, objectives, and concepts of experimental design. Ability to maintain organized, detailed records and produce accurate reports. • Other characteristics: Self-motivated and ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, while also working as part of a team environment in a dynamic organization. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken.
Job involves working in a laboratory handling human biological specimens. Flexibility and willingness to work more than standard hours when necessary, including nights & weekends.
Individuals are required to sit or stand for much of the workday and perform data entry into computer systems.
Adaptive Biotechnologies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: Adaptive Biotechnologies values our relationships with our Recruitment Partners and will only accept resumes from those partners whom have been contracted by a member of our Human Resources team to collaborate with us. Adaptive Biotechnologies is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are received by any employee of Adaptive Biotechnologies who is not a member of the Human Resources team.
Internal Number: 200121
About Adaptive Biotechnologies
Every immune system has a story to tell— the key is knowing how to listen. Our goal is to meaningfully improve people’s lives by learning from the wisdom of their adaptive immune systems. It’s a bold objective that we’re uniquely built to achieve.At Adaptive, you'll be challenged, you'll be inspired, and you'll be part of an innovative organization making a real impact on improving the quality of life globally. No matter what your role is, you'll find a diverse, team-driven, fun culture where your contributions truly count.