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Do you want to join a fast growing biotech company and support our Zebrafish genome editing technologies?


NemaMetrix Inc. is a fast paced, biotechnology company based in Eugene, Oregon. Our mission is to enable scientists and researchers around the world to better understand human health by offering affordable and accessible research platforms. We specialize in model-organism bioengineering and cutting edge CRISPR techniques to develop modified C. elegans and Zebrafish that act as human proxies for disease research and drug discovery and help our customers reveal new insights into the true nature of genetic mutations.

As a member of the zebrafish team, the ideal candidate will join a dynamic group of R&D scientists and contribute to both internal and external client projects and provide technical support to our rapidly growing Zebrafish division.

Responsibilities

  • Zebrafish husbandry including breeding, fin clip genotyping and screening/maintaining transgenic and mutant zebrafish lines

  • Microinjections of zebrafish embryos

  • Molecular Biology Techniques including PCR, Restriction Enzyme digestion, and gel electrophoresis

  • Preparation of solutions, buffers or similar, as necessary to complete the above activities

  • Maintain appropriate record keeping and related documentation of laboratory work

  • Other assignments as needed


In addition, the incumbent will be required to:

  • Effectively communicate with colleagues

  • Collaborate within a team environment

  • Complete tasks with a high level of accuracy and timeliness

Requirements

The ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications and attributes:

  • BSc in Biology or related field preferred

  • Preference given to candidates with prior zebrafish experience

  • 12 months post education laboratory experience preferred

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-based environment

  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Well-organized and detail oriented

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, work autonomously and manage time effectively

  • Familiarity with cloud-based applications such as Google Docs, Benchling, and Asana

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health and Dental coverage

  • Potential Stock Option incentives

  • Parking and public transit assistance

  • Flexible work schedule


 

To become part of our team, please advance a CV/resume and cover letter to careers@nemametrix.com.  Please include “Zebrafish Technician” in the subject line and opening of your cover letter.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work within the United States, as we are unable to provide any type of sponsorship for this position.

NemaMetrix is an equal opportunity employer.

NemaMetrix recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

At NemaMetrix, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing amazing breakthrough scientific products to our customers around the world, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

NemaMetrix’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our efforts. Diversity is more than a commitment at NemaMetrix—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.


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