Cell Biologist/Molecular Biologist - Scientist in Carlsbad, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    9/14/2018
  • Job ID:
    131705
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $25.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    714-921-7460

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Cell Biologist/Molecular Biologist in the Carlsbad Ca area.

Candidate will support a team that develops next-generation solutions and integrated applications using a wide array of products to support customer driven projects. Projects may include, but not be limited to, stem cell characterization using a variety of microarray and qPCR based methods, cell line engineering, tissue culture, molecular biology and virus generation. 

This role will involve the following tasks:

  • Lab maintenance                       (ordering, instrument maintenance, lab organization)
  • Stem cell characterization          (qPCR and microarray analysis of cells)
  • Tissue culture                            (culture of many cell types, 2D and 3D)
  • Stable cell line generation          (transfection and antibiotic-selection)
  • Molecular biology                        (Plasmid subcloning and TaqMan® PCR)
  • Stem cell culture                        (feeding, passaging and cryopreservation)

Capabilities and Competencies

  • Proven experience:
    • Molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA extraction and microarray-based techniques.
    • Manipulating DNA plasmid constructs and with various forms of PCR
    • Sterile tissue culture techniques
  • Perform standard laboratory math calculations and solutions/media preparation

Experience:

Required:          1-3 years’ experience in molecular biology techniques (DNA/RNA/protein)

Required:          1-3 years’ experience in tissue culture

Education:

Associate’s degree (required)

Volt is an equal opportunity employer