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Laboratory Assistant (Part Time, 20 hours per week)

Department: In-house Manufacturing

Job Type: Standard

Location: Branford, Connecticut, United States

Summary of the Position:
We’re looking for a student enrolled in college level program in biology, or related field, who wants to enhance their academic career. We’re looking for someone who takes direction well, is able to keep a well-organized lab notebook follows proper safety protocols, and enthusiastically takes on and completes general lab tasks.
Our Branford location is developing cutting-edge technology in the world of recombinant antibody development. You will be joining a dedicated and motivated group of life science professionals.
 
Part-time -20 hours per week. 
 
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to day-to-day laboratory upkeep and organization
  • Assist with solutions and media
  • Track inventory
  • Support receiving of products and equipment
  • Plate pouring
  • Process glassware
  • Autoclaving waste
  • Maintain accurate records
     
    Other responsibilities could also include:
  • DNA purification & quantification
  • PCR
  • Protein expression, purification, and quantification
     
    Minimum Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in biology or closely-related discipline
Preferred Requirements:
  • 6 months of lab experience
  • Experience with DNA purification and quantification and PCR
 
About Us:
Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster.  We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs.
 
It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.
Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we can offer an attractive flexible benefits package which includes share options, a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development.
 
Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.