Research Technician- Automation

  • Location: Thousand Oaks
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #34485

Fast-growing Biotechnology start-up is seeking a Research Technician (Automation) to join their fast growing team! 6 month contract, with opportunity to extend/convert to FTE.

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Pay rate: $20-25/hr
Must have: experience with multi-channel pipette


  • Follow written and verbal instructions to perform experimental protocols and produce reliable results. 
  • Communicate possible equipment failures and experimental difficulties.
  • Record, analyze, and communicate experimental data.
  • Maintain an electronic lab notebook.
  • Manage inventories of automation consumables and perform routine maintenance.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop experimental approaches, exchange experimental material, reagents, and data, and coordinate automated protocol use. 
Essential Qualifications
  • BS in biology, genetics, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, or equivalent.
  • 1+ years wet lab experience, preferably within the biotech industry.
  • Ability to conduct advanced procedures precisely and consistently.
  • Ability to document and maintain an organized account of lab work and results.
  • Collaborative mindset, experience working as part of a larger group to achieve scientific goals.
  • Willingness to learn, grow, and contribute to team-wide efforts.


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