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Laboratory Technician III
Ref No.: 15-04154
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
 The Clinical Laboratory Science department is responsible for patient immune surveillance, pharmacokinetic, and biomarker support for clinical trials and post-marketing programs. The group develops assays and monitors treatment efficacy and immune responses to Genzyme's therapeutic products. Under the supervision of the Reagent Crossover Supervisor, you will work in a GxP environment as part of a fast-paced team to maintain assays used to support clinical sample testing. Responsibilities include qualification and optimization of new reagents used in various cell-based assays.
 
Duties:
Performs all necessary laboratory assignments, including: preparing reagents, quality control, and thorough documentation of all work in a team-oriented work structure. Maintain and propagate mammalian cells. Execute and analyze cell-based assays according to detailed protocols. Review assays for quality control acceptability, maintain QC records and instrument/equipment records. Perform preventative maintenance and calibrations on equipment. Takes individual responsibility for and participates in a team approach to work flow management. Demonstrated ability in the application of the requisite skills to perform the required tasks of the position. All lab related activities of a technical nature require review as mandated by laboratory standard operating procedures. Assignments are task-oriented with detailed instructions and work is closely supervised. Exposure to blood borne pathogens, cleaning agents/chemicals/sensitizing agents, and infections from disease bearing specimens, as well as other items as noted in SOP-GL- Safety-0006
Skills: specifically looking for candidates with relevant Cell Culture and Flow Cytometry experience

Education: Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Science-related field and 3-5+ years laboratory experience. 2+year experience maintaining cultured cell lines.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience in flow cytometry and analysis of data using FlowJo. Experience with Prism and JMP software. Experience working in a regulated environment (ie: GLP-like).