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R&D Molecular Associate
Posted on 12/14/2022
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree with 2+ years experience in a molecular lab or completion of an advanced technical certificate program with a strong molecular lab component
  • Highly organized and systematic, superb attention to detail and ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Proven ability to learn new skills quickly and adapt to new processes smoothly
  • Hands-on experience with any of the following molecular methods is highly desired:
  • NGS library preparation methods
  • PCR methods such as: PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, ddPCR
  • MLPA
  • Sanger Sequencing
  • Nucleic acid ligations
  • Nucleic acid analysis such as: quantitation by absorbance/fluorescence, gel & capillary electrophoresis
  • Magnetic bead-based DNA/RNA purification and size selection
  • DNA hybridization arrays
  • Experience with Next Generation Sequencing
  • Experience with robotics and automated liquid handling systems
  • Knowledge of LIMS platforms and various computer systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Under the guidance of senior scientific staff, support the development of cutting-edge molecular assays for our high-throughput CAP/ CLIA/ NYSDOH accredited clinical lab
  • Assist in the troubleshooting and quality control initiatives
  • Assist with development of automated processes
  • Execute molecular protocols with a high degree of precision and attention to detail
  • Generate detailed documentation of experimental execution

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven precision medicine
Company Overview
Tempus is on a mission to provide the necessary tools to usher in an era of precision medicine. The company has built the world's largest library of clinical and molecular data and an operating system to make that information accessible and useful for patients, physicians, and researchers.