Genotyping Technician

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Jackson Laboratory
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Job Description
There is a regular full-time Genotyping Technician position available in Genotyping Services working under direct supervision of the TGS Supervisor. Depending on departmental needs, this position may have the dual responsibility of performing support tasks including DNA extraction and Gel room activities, as well as performing routine genotyping including the use of robotic and manual processes for PCR setup and analysis and the scoring of data. The incumbent will also be trained to receive and process outside samples in a BS hood and will troubleshoot, track and maintain records on incoming sample issues and notify customers of work completion.
The work schedule is established based on operational demands and may fluctuate based on the changing needs of the TGS laboratory. This includes some weekend work.
Required Skills
One year experience in knowledge of DNA extraction, PCR processes, agarose gels desirable
Knowledge of college level Mendelian genetics that can be obtained through a genetics course at an accredited college or university or through successful completion of the Jackson Laboratory genetics course, " Beyond Basic Genetics". Other means of acquiring this knowledge will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis
Strong written and oral communication skills sufficient to permit clear and effective exchange of information with people representing a wide diversity of disciplines and levels of sophistication
Ability to work with computer software and databases such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while consistently maintaining a positive and professional demeanor
Ability to be flexible and multi-task
Required Experience
Two year associate, vocational or technical degree, completion of an apprenticeship program or equivalent work experience.
Job Location
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
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