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Associate Scientist I

Position Type: Full-Time Employee

Location: San Diego, CA


  • Process sequencing template, including: preparation, amplification, and PCR purification.
  • Perform routine maintenance of DNA sequencers.
  • Be aware of sequence data extraction and analysis procedures.
  • Check inventory and replenish consumable sequencing supplies.
  • Prepare buffers and related solutions.
  • Become familiar with sequencing data analysis.
  • Communicate with customers by phone and email in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Assist with basic troubleshooting efforts.
  • Learn and apply techniques associated with purified plasmid and purified PCR handling.
  • Strictly follow SOPs and Manager’s direction in training, sample handling, project processing, and documentation.
  • Be an effective team-player committed to company goals.
  • Assist and maintain the cleanliness of work area.


  • AAS or BS degree in biological sciences or a related discipline required.
  • A minimum of 1+ years of previous lab work experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; both verbal and written are essential.
  • Well organized.
  • Comfortable working independently.
  • Strong record keeping skills.
  • Follow Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) closely.
  • Functions well in a fast paced, customer-oriented environment.
  • Ability to react to situations with a sense of urgency.
  • Must be able to work the night shift.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to GENEWIZ Human Resources.

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GENEWIZ, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.