Lucira Health
  • Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Full Time

About Lucira Health

Lucira Health is a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of transformative infectious disease test kits. We have developed a testing platform that produces centralized-laboratory-accurate molecular testing in a single-use and consumer-friendly test kit that is powered by two AA batteries and fits in the palm of a hand. Our LUCIRA Check It (OTC) and LUCIRA COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit (Rx) are designed to provide a clinically relevant COVID-19 result within 30 minutes from sample collection.

Location

Berkeley, CA

Summary

The Laboratory Technician at Lucira Health Inc., you will be working with technical teams on the development of several molecular assays. The position will aid Research Associates and Scientist on the team with reagent preparation and assay setups as well as data analysis and presentation of results to the scientific team. You will be a vital part of the Lucira Health team, with key contributions to new product development and many opportunities for learning and growth.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain clear and concise documentation of developed processes on benchling
  • Generate and maintain sterile stocks of molecular buffers and reaction mixes
  • Assist with the procurement of supplies and general laboratory maintenance
  • Perform reaction setup of molecular assays (pipetting), such as PCR and DNA/RNA purification, in a BSL2 environment under GXP and general safety regulations

Competencies

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong work ethic, drive, and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work cross functionally with engineering, integration, warehouse, and quality teams
  • Desire to thrive individually and in a team environment

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or Genetics and have demonstrated technical experience and competence
  • Previous experience in a scientific laboratory in academics or industry
  • Familiarity working in a regulated environment within a quality system with an understanding of good documentation practices
  • Experience with PCR, real-time PCR, DNA and RNA purification and fLAMP assays

Lucira Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local law.

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