Genotyping Technician - Temporary

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Transgenic Genotyping Service (TGS)has a Temporary Genotyping position available working in the Genotyping Lab in Bar Harbor.Playing an essential role in the overall success of JAX Mice revenue growth (Production, Repository, Custom Breeding Services, and Reproductive Sciences Services) by using cutting-edge techniques to ensure the proper genetic characterization for all mice that require genotyping. The Genotyping Lab works under high-throughput conditions and employees are responsible for continuous improvement to safeguard high quality output along with efficiency gains to ensure an excellent experience for internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities:
Receives, verifies, processes and performs DNA extraction on tissue sample submissions.
Loads and unloads automation equipment.
Perform laboratory tasks including oligo and control tube scanning, receiving stocks, performing inventory, restocking supplies and prepping master mix.

High School Diploma
1 year of work experience - laboratory experience not required
Ability to be available for a minimum of 2 months
Reliable to work Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30pm

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About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 670427

Posted On: Jan 17, 2022

Updated On: Apr 17, 2022