Molecular Biology Job Description

Molecular Biology Job Description

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Molecular Biology Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform routine molecular biology techniques including DNA isolation, PCR, DNA assembly, transformation
Clean and sterilize surgical instruments and molecular biology media and supplies
Proficient in molecular biology techniques
Be familiar with protein analysis techniques, plasmon resonance spectroscopy techniques, and nucleic acid sequencing
Received and continue to receive vaccines for anthrax, hepatitis B, and Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE)
Prepares and characterizes stocks of viruses requiring BSL-3 and BSL-4 biocontainment
Develops, tests, and optimizes assays for the detection and identification of biological warfare agents
Produces and characterizes antibodies for assay development
Conducts protein analysis to include western blot assays, monoclonal antibody characterization, enzyme-linked immunoassays (ELISA), and chromatographic purification techniques
Conducts serological and antigenic detection assays

Molecular Biology Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Molecular Biology

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASCP, PMP, GMP, GLP, QIHC, HTL, HT, MT, CQA, ABHI

Education for Molecular Biology

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the molecular biology job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Education, Science, Genetics, Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Cell Biology

Skills for Molecular Biology

Desired skills for molecular biology include:

Design control and basic regulatory issues
Technical product details
Basic molecular biology techniques
Molecular biology
Molecular biology techniques
Immunology
Cellular and molecular biology
Basic data analysis and interpretation
Stem cell
PCR

Desired experience for molecular biology includes:

Complies with all company safety, training, and quality regulations (e.g., ISO compliance, GLP/GMP requirements, ) and procedures
Previous cell culture experience with cell lines used in protein production applications
Experience with scale-down models of bioreactors, including high-throughput cell culture technologies
Experience in strategizing, planning and executing complex verification and validation studies in diverse product areas
Document experimental data and maintain laboratory notebook in a professional, usable and orderly state
Conduct travel at government expense to participate in conferences or scientific meetings as necessary

Molecular Biology Examples

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Molecular Biology Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of molecular biology. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for molecular biology
  • Present research findings at branch and or division meetings
  • Receive training in biosafety, chemical materials handling, regulatory training and other training as required
  • Must fill out a confidentiality agreement
  • Be able to maintain a safe workplace and comply with occupational health and safety rules and regulations
  • Must complete mandatory Federal, DoD, Army, and USAMRIID trainings as required
  • Bio-safety Level 2 (BSL-2), Bio-safety Level 3 (BSL-3), and Bio-safety Level 4 (BSL-4) experience required
  • Enrollment in the Biological Personnel Reliability Program (BPRP) for handling select agents - he or she must maintain enrollment
  • Provides oversight and direction to employees in accordance with BioReliance's policies and procedures
  • Works within the laboratory providing hands-on support, training, guidance and mentorship to laboratory based personnel
  • Plans, organises and supervises activities to make sure resources are used efficiently and effectively to achieve organisational goals
Qualifications for molecular biology
  • Ideal candidates will have a proficiency in epigenetics and non-coding RNA biology (miRNA, lncRNA), experience with animal models
  • Application of bioinformatics to interpret RNA-seq datasets using target prediction algorithms and software
  • Coaches, mentors, and develops staff, including overseeing new employee on-boarding and supporting ongoing career development
  • Actively develops and builds a collaborative team through regular communication and feedback both to the group and on an individual basis
  • Maintains employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training (including training records), holiday and paid time off, cover for absence, and overtime scheduling
  • Generates and communicates the daily and weekly schedules, ensuring proper allocation of resources
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Molecular Biology Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a molecular biology. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for molecular biology
  • Acts as a Study Director / Responsible Scientist and as such holds responsibility for the overall conduct of GLP / GMP studies
  • Collates and communicates Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Performs routine housekeeping checks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, to ensure high standards of regulatory compliance and cleanliness of the laboratory
  • Co-ordinates the procurement of consumables, reagents and materials and takes responsibility for ensuring effective stock control and that spend is kept in-line with budget
  • Participates in regulatory inspections and client audits
  • Leads process improvements within the laboratory to improve quality and performance
  • Ensure a safe and healthy work environment at all times by ensuring that all employees adhere to and actively embrace health and safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure Health and Safety audits are performed and reported on a monthly basis
  • Deputise as required for the Laboratory Manager for a variety of tasks such as revenue forecasting and collating metrics results
  • Execute and document analytical methods to study and characterize processes for production of autologous T cell therapies in Product Sciences
Qualifications for molecular biology
  • Assist in the development of standard operating procedures, analytical test methods, analytical sampling plans and batch records
  • Execute qualification in support of lead candidate selection, process development, product release and stability, and product characterization
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in biotechnology or related field required (or relevant experience)
  • At least 2 years of experience in similar role in a laboratory, preferably at least 1 year of lab experience within the industry
  • Follow prescribed laboratory methods and SOPs
  • Maintain organization of incoming stock supplies
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Molecular Biology Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a molecular biology. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for molecular biology
  • Provide movement of supplies throughout the lab
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Revivicor scientific team to supply needed materials and solutions in a timely manner
  • Restock daily consumable as needed or requested by staff
  • Maintain clean workspace in lab areas
  • Assist with animal inventory and record keeping
  • Support the success of scientists within the molecular and cell biology team and, as occasions arise, employees throughout Agilent
  • Learn and envision the future of measurement solutions, help select those that are most compelling to Agilent’s current and future customers, and lead the timely, early-stage creation of systems and methods to address those opportunities
  • Work collaboratively across the Agilent Research Laboratory management team, with selected internal business partners, and appropriate external collaborators to accelerate the accomplishment of shared goals
  • Help set strategic directions and promote a culture that supports innovation, risk taking, interdisciplinary problem-solving and orders-of-magnitude contributions to technology performance and/or usability
  • Constructively and clearly represent Agilent’s accomplishments and ambitions to internal and external audiences
Qualifications for molecular biology
  • Rising Junior Classman (2 years completed of a 4 year degree)
  • Life Sciences or related program
  • Current enrollment in an academic institution within the U.S
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Successful completion of coursework (final grade of A or B) in organic chemistry and analytical chemistry
  • Demonstrated experience in Wet Biochemical training, protein isolation, and the assay of enzyme activity
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Molecular Biology Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a molecular biology. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for molecular biology
  • Develop course syllabi to direct and guide students in what they can expect to learn
  • Ensure a delivery of complete, up-to-date Power-Point lectures
  • Develop effective examinations noting that in each subject area, students’ abilities are tested by using applications and vignettes instead of definitions
  • Promote the integration of Molecular and Cell Biology concepts horizontally and vertically through the curriculum
  • Provide, with other faculty, student counseling where needed
  • Review test items with students after each examination
  • Encouraged to develop research opportunities in their discipline, educational issues, or in relevant health systems
  • Assist with the recruitment of new faculty
  • Assure the Molecular & Cell Biology course meets accreditation standards
  • Develop collegial relationships with other faculty
Qualifications for molecular biology
  • Demonstrated experience with greenhouse plant culture
  • Enrolled in school seeking an undergraduate or advanced STEM degree
  • Expertise in sterile tissue culture techniques including, transfection, transduction, developing and maintaining cell lines
  • Committed and enthusiastic about next gen sequencing programs
  • Energetic and willing to work hands-on in developing and executing a variety of activities
  • Must be currently enrolled at an accredited university pursuing a degree in biology, engineering or a related discipline
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Molecular Biology Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a molecular biology. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for molecular biology
  • Assist and contribute molecular biology expertise to cross-disciplinary product development teams
  • Be evaluated by a course director to develop and implement lectures and other innovative teaching methods designed to facilitate learning
  • Assume other duties as may be required
  • Be a key member of a team that will support IPD’s high throughput DNA construction workflows
  • Manage inventory of required materials to support the DNA construction pipeline
  • QC materials required for daily operations
  • Help develop “next-phase” DNA manufacturing improvements
  • Be a conscientious team member and at-large laboratory citizen, and adhere to EH&S standards
  • Notebook keeping
  • Presentation of data
Qualifications for molecular biology
  • Requires a functional knowledge of laboratory equipment and techniques
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel
  • Experience and/or familiarity with American medical school curriculum is adventageous and preferred
  • Strong teaching skills and experience evaluating students, faculty and developing course syllabi that optimize student understanding
  • Interest in medical education
  • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team

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