Technologist I / II

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Technologist I / II to develop, optimize, and perform next-generation sequencing (NGS) assays in a CLIA/CAP laboratory.

Biopharma companies are challenged with turning advancements in genomics into better therapies and improved health.  By providing sequencing services and custom cohorts of deeply phenotyped and genotyped patients, as well as the GORdb platform and analysis suite and cutting-edge AI, we enable our clients to accelerate their drug discovery and development programs.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Technologist I / II to develop, optimize, and perform next-generation sequencing (NGS) assays in a CLIA/CAP laboratory.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the 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 Formalin-Fixed Paraffin Embedded 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 Illumina sequencers
  • Execute next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based workflows including 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*

*Denotes additional job responsibilities of a Technologist II.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Molecular Biology or related field
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience using NGS technology
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Molecular Biology or related field a plus
  • Experience with lab automation
  • Experience in a CLIA/CAP laboratory
  • Experience with QA
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Improving Lives Through Genomics

WuXi NextCODE is a global genomic data and insights company with operations in Kendall Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and in Dublin, Reykjavik and Shanghai.

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