Scientist II, Molecular Biology

Advantage Resourcing
Bryte, California, US
May 02, 2021
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Advantage Resourcing is seeking a talented and passionate Scientist II for our client in West Sacramento, CA. Do you have what it takes?

Here is your mission should you choose to accept it:

What will you do?

• Performs routine and complex laboratory analyses involving sample receiving and processing

• Ensures instruments and equipment in the lab are functioning properly and maintained by performing or arranging scheduled maintenance in a timely manner

• Utilizes good documentation practices (GDPs) and follows laboratory quality control and quality assurance policies

• Evaluates and Interprets laboratory results

• Performs quality testing on new reagents prior to use

• Complies with Life Technologies Clinical Services Lab safety policies and procedures

• Other duties as assigned

• Work is mainly laboratory-based with some time spent in the office writing up experiments, validation documents, and standard operating procedures

How will you get here?
Bachelors degree in a science discipline required, a M.S. degree would be preferred.


• Minimum experience in PCR or qPCR, and NGS.

• Preferred 4+ years Molecular Biology or related laboratory experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

• Use of computer systems for data entry, retrieval, and analyses involving word processing programs, spreadsheets containing data analyses, and complex computer driven instrumentation

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to problem solve highly complex analyses

• Strong understanding of good laboratory practices and regulatory compliance Working Conditions

• May handle highly infectious agents and hazardous chemicals.

• Sit or stand for long periods of time while using equipment and specimen handling and/or for computer work.

• Bend or twist to reach into lower cabinets and drawers and squat or kneel to remove or store supplies stored on lower shelves.

• Stretch or over-the-head arm movements to reach into high cabinets and shelves to remove or store supplies.

• Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

• Visual requirements to distinguish colors for analysis; and auditory requirements to hear timers on equipment.

• Fine hand manipulation is required to operate equipment, manipulate and pipette specimens.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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