Lab Technologist (mid-shift)

  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #40575
  • City: Houston
  • State: TX

Our client is a leading biotech research company focusing on clinical research and developmental processes for new, life-changing therapeutics and treatments. Get to be a part of the groundbreaking research team, specializing in rare disease an oncology and work alongside some of the best research professionals in the field. If you are looking for career growth and professional development, this is the organization for you!

Local to Houston, TX as a contract to hire opportunity, the Lab Technologist is responsible for participating in IF / IHC projects through assay development, validation, and execution in a timely manner. Perform assays according to SOPs and support development of new procedures and improvement of existing SOPs.

Pay: $20-25/hr. depending on experience
Terms: Contract to Hire/Temp to Perm
Schedule: M-F 10am-7pm, Saturday may be required for occasional on call based on project timelines.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Performs simple and complex processing of tissue, blood and body fluids, both routine and non-routine procedures
  • Set up Lecia® auto-Bond Rx instrumentation and run calibration & samples
  • Run quality control samples; Run clinical samples and generate data
  • Maintain a stock of all needed reagents and consumables
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as required
  • Flexibility in shift work
  • You will work with scientists to carry out qualification of assay for new project
  • You will need to work with QA to perform good documentation, and to ensure the lab operating under CLIA, GLP and GCP standard
  • You may need to complete freezer transfers, generate reports document the transfer, and coordinate with QC and entry of new locations into the BSI

Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Histo-technology, Life Sciences, Biology, or other related discipline) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1-3 years of prior related laboratory experience


  • Professional trained histo-technologist or at least 6 months staining experience on tissue, whole blood or isolated cells
  • Cell culture experience
  • A solid understanding of current GLP or CAP/CLIA/ISO standards
  • Experience with Lecia® auto-Bond Rx technique
  • Have a documentation background in a laboratory setting with respect to regulatory guidelines (cGMP, cGLP or ISO) and SOPs
  • Experience in oncology related research or hematology research are also beneficial
  • Must possess strong computational skills, preferably experienced with Word, Excel, Power Point, GraphPad Prism

**This job description is a complete list of all desired skills but not all are required.  We strongly encourage candidates who have some of the skills to apply.  We look forward to a conversation to learn more about you**

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