Sample Biotech Researcher Job Description

Job Description

Do you have a curious mind and feel at-home in a laboratory environment? [CompanyX] stands at the forefront of scientific advancement and human achievement—and we’re looking for a skilled biotech researcher to help us challenge what’s possible. As an integral part of our research team, you’ll help us pioneer new discoveries and establish [CompanyX] as an industry leader in our field. Ideal candidates will enjoy working both independently and collaboratively, applying best practices to collecting and interpreting data—and driving toward meaningful innovation. If you possess these skills and a knack for life science, we encourage you to apply.

Objectives of this Role

  • Develop industry-leading controlled experiments that adhere to budgetary constraints and project directives
  • Safely perform experiments on subjects, maintaining confidentiality of all personal information
  • Generate meaningful datasets, storing and organizing metrics into our database
  • Analyze, interpret, and translate results into actionable and tangible findings—assisting with the publication of official journal articles as needed
  • Ensure facility and equipment is properly handled, maintained, and in working order
  • Administer all processes and procedures in a compliant, ethical, and comprehensive manner

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Receive, catalogue, and prepare samples for testing
  • Perform routine laboratory procedures including PCR, DNA preparation, running biochemical assays, and more
  • Record thorough and detailed observation logs at every stage of experimentation
  • Conduct library and journal research and assist in the authorship of journal publications
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and supply inventory and ensure overall laboratory cleanliness
  • Communicate with fellow researchers to accomplish goals

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences
  • 2 years prior laboratory experience
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work flexible and/or long hours

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in life sciences
  • Published peer-reviewed studies a plus