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Clinical Molecular Technologist

Organization
Tempus
Job Location
600 W Chicago Ave
Suite 510
Chicago, IL 60654
United States
Job Description

Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with a cutting-edge genomics workflow to provide high-quality next-generation sequencing data with rapid turnaround times in a clinical laboratory
  • Utilize automation and robotics to standardize the discovery pipeline from sample acquisition to sequencing output
  • Maintain quality metrics and data generation for next-generation sequencing platforms
  • Work to maintain CLIA/CAP compliance in a novel field
Requirements
  • MS in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science and experience with molecular biology OR BS in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science and 2 years of experience in molecular biology
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with others to plan and carry out scientific programs
  • Self-driven and works well in an interdisciplinary team with minimal direction
  • Strong desire to build products that will save lives and change the course of cancer
  • Impeccable attention to detail

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience with Next Generation Sequencing 
  • Work in a CLIA/CAP high-complexity laboratory
  • Experience with robotics and automated liquid handling systems
  • Knowledge of LIMS platforms and various computer systems