Clinical Laboratory Scientist - 2nd Shift | Karius

Clinical Laboratory Scientist - 2nd Shift

Karius is a venture-backed life science startup focused on transforming the way infectious diseases are diagnosed.  Combining Next-Generation Sequencing and proprietary data analysis, we can identify over 1,000 pathogens from a single blood sample with typical turn around time in one business day. By introducing liquid biopsy into the diagnosis of infectious diseases, we're helping doctors quickly solve their most challenging cases, with a future vision of accelerating clinical trials, discovering new microbes, and reducing patient suffering worldwide.
We are looking for a talented Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join our growing Laboratory Operations team on the second shift. The hours are from 12:30 - 9:00 pm (Tuesday- Saturday). Are you looking for an opportunity to join a small, talent-rich team that is going to change the world of infectious disease detection? Do you crave a way to make a huge impact? Do you like to learn new, challenging things?

Come join the Karius team! Company perks include meals provides daily, weekly Happy Hour, onsite library and Book Club, team building events and company picnics.

You Will:
· Perform highly complex next-generation sequencing on patient specimens, including all steps from specimen processing to data analysis
· Perform quality control and quality assurance procedures
· Comply with all applicable local, state and federal laboratory requirements
· Bring excellent attention to detail, effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task
· Be flexible with tasks and schedules and have the ability to work independently in a team environment

You Bring:
· Valid California CLS Generalist or Specialty in Microbiology license is acceptable. CGMBS license is not applicable
· Working knowledge of relevant laboratory regulations
· Experience with software and automation systems
· Experience with highly complex molecular testing is preferred, but not required
· Experience with high sample volumes, NGS platforms, six sigma, lean manufacturing, GMP/GLP/CLIA/CAP/ISO, and software specification development a plus

Redwood City, CA