Laboratory Support Associate at NemaMetrix
Salt Lake City, UT, US

NemaMetrix Inc. is a fast-paced, biotechnology company with the mission to enable scientists and researchers around the world to better understand human health by offering a more affordable and accessible platform. We develop solutions for the genetic modification of C. elegans and Zebrafish to act as human proxies for disease research and drug discovery and help our customers reveal new insights into the true nature of genetic mutations.

Position Type

Full-time  

Reports To

Operations Manager

Job Overview

Join our team in Salt Lake City, UT to help build custom transgenic C. elegans and Zebrafish for clients around the world. The sophisticated nature of the work requires initiative and attention to detail. You will work collaboratively with the team to ensure that we can consistently deliver quality results to our clients.

Responsibilities and Duties

The incumbent will be expected to:

  • Pour agar plates
  • Prepare media
  • Preparation of solutions, buffers or similar, as necessary to complete the above activities
  • Manage and maintain appropriate record keeping and related documentation of laboratory work
  • Re-stocking
  • Cleaning laboratory supplies and glassware
  • C. elegans maintenance

In addition, the incumbent will be required to

  • Effectively communicate with colleagues
  • Collaborate within a team environment
  • Complete tasks with a high level of accuracy and timeliness

Qualifications

The ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications and attributes:

  • High school diploma, or combination of education and experience equivalence
  • Minimum 12 months industry experience post education
  • Solid mathematics and calculation skills
  • Familiarity with MS Office or Google Docs or similar software
  • Ability to work proficiently and efficiently on time-sensitive issues
  • Well-organized and detail oriented
  • Capability to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to completing assigned tasks