Lab Technician

About us

BioClavis is a Glasgow-based personalized diagnostics spin-out of US-based BioSpyder Technologies. We’re enabling the full promise and clinical utility of ‘omic testing to deliver costeffective care for individual patients in coordination with and context of the practical realities in today’s healthcare systems. BioClavis leverages the proprietary TempO-Seq® transcriptomic/genomic platform technology (developed by BioSpyder), capable of efficiently analyzing large cohorts with customizable biomarker panels of tens to thousands of genes, quickly and inexpensively. It has critical usability features, controls, and does not require specialized instrumentation, ideal for expansion into the clinic. These strengths–in concert with centralized patient samples, clinical research partners, and economic decision making–allow accelerating content discovery, product development and adoption of a new generation of cost-disruptive precision medicine testing worldwide. We’re new, ambitious, set to grow rapidly, and seeking talented and motivated individuals to join the team.

How you’ll spend your day

In our dynamic environment, there is no typical day. So, this is a perfect environment to learn, stay excited and contribute. In addition to routine sample processing and short term needs, you’ll have opportunities to broadly contribute to long term goals of the company. Some days you’ll follow SOPs precisely, other days you’ll contribute to R&D team experiments, review/revise SOPs, and perform other duties as needed. More seasoned applicants will have the opportunity to manage others on the team.

Abilities and Qualifications that will make you an ideal candidate

  • B.Sc. in molecular biology or similar field
  • At least one year of laboratory experience
  • Familiarity with molecular biology techniques, especially handling RNA
  • Maintain laboratory in a safe, tidy and regulatory compliant state
  • Perform, review and document laboratory quality control procedures
  • Operate, maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment
  • Prepare reagents required for laboratory testing
  • Computer competency, including Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
  • Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with co-workers and managers
  • Previous experience with laboratory automation and/or LIMS  Experience working in a CLIA or ISO clinical lab desired but not required

Right to Work

In accordance with UK legislation BioClavis Ltd, as an employer, has a legal responsibility to prevent illegal working and therefore must check that all employees are entitled to work in the United Kingdom (UK).

To do so, BioClavis Ltd is required to see original documents evidencing right to work in the UK before commencement of employment and this is normally carried out at interview. Details will be provided in any letter of invitation to interview.

In the circumstances where the vacancy does not meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) criteria for sponsorship the successful applicant must have the existing right to work in the UK or individual circumstances which enable permission to work to be obtained.

For further information about whether you require a visa and other visa routes please visit the GOV.UK website.

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