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Molecular Biologist - PCR (3rd Shift)

Pace Analytical Services, LLC
Georgetown, Kentucky, US
Closing date
Nov 27, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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During these challenging times, our priority is to keep our employees and our communities safe. We know you have the same goals. Be a part of an agile lab team and part of a solution- fighting against COVID-19. This is a cross functional position where candidates will spend time working in sample receiving, sample prep and Real-Time PCR sample analysis. Candidates will spend time working each position depending on daily sample load.

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to join a new lab operation to support molecular sample analysis in Georgetown, KY.

Hours: 3rd shift (hours are 10:00pm to 6:30am, Monday through Friday)

Note: This position does not require patient contact.


Performs routine sample receiving, prep and analysis in a BSL-2 lab

Perform manual pipetting with multi-channel pipettes and aliquotting of samples

Operate and monitor automated instrumentation including PCR

Perform assays and preventative maintenance on Quant 7 Real-Time PCR instruments

Participates in the training of new employees

Review and log results into a database

Follows policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)


AA or BS degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biology, Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science

Must be comfortable wearing appropriate PPE and working in a BSL-2 level lab for the duration of the shift

Experience working with DNA/RNA and analyzing samples on the PCR, RT-PCR and/or qPCR (experience with Quant 7 a plus)

Experience with aseptic technique and wet lab techniques

Strong manual dexterity for high volume pipetting activities using multi-channel pipettes

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

The individual should be self-motivated, ambitious, hard working, and able to work independently with an eye for detail

Must be able to multitask efficiently and work in a fast-paced environment


About SPS at Pace Analytical:

Our Scientific Professional Services division partners with companies that have scientific needs both inside and outside of the laboratory. We hire quality candidates for our lab and regulatory teams so that our customers have an elite workforce supporting their company. Our Scientific Recruiters are passionate about finding a position that is the right fit for you.

We're proud to offer careers that are both challenging and meaningful- as well as a comprehensive benefits package to all of our regular, full-time employees. If you work with us, you'll be part of a dynamic team focused on delivering science better.

OFCCP Statement:

Pace Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
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