Turn Biotechnologies is currently seeking a qualified, highly motivated individual for the position of Lab Technician.
The Lab Technician will be a highly motivated and responsible individual whose primary purpose is to perform and assist with experiments, analyze data, maintain records, manage projects, maintain lab operations, and other duties as required to meet company goals.
Based in Mountain View, California, Turn Biotechnologies, Inc. is a development-stage company focused on restoring cells’ youthful vigor to repair damage caused by the aging process. Using a proprietary ERA™ Platform, we develop mRNA medicines that are specially formulated to instruct specific cells in the body to fight disease or repair damaged tissue. We do this by reprogramming the epigenome to restore cell function that people often lose as they age. This approach can be used to revitalize different cells throughout the body. We are researching its applicability across multiple therapeutic areas, including dermatology, osteocartilage, ophthalmology and muscular indications.
Essential duties include but are not limited to:
Manage hazardous materials, chemicals and wastes in a safe and appropriate manner
Develop and maintain a system for chemicals, purchasing and ordering chemicals
Set up, maintain and calibrate lab equipment timely
Preparing chemical solutions
Conduct routine chemical experiments, and develop reports of test results.
Perform accurate analysis following appropriate standard test methods or special Instructions and report data in timely properly manner
Follow the lab safety protocol
Ability to lift 25 pounds or more, with assistance
Other duties as assigned/required
The ability to work independently and with teams to accomplish goals
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Candidates must be able to follow written protocols, record observations in written or electronic form as required, and efficiently manage their time to support multiple ongoing studies
B.S. in chemistry or related discipline preferred
At least 2 years of work experience in a laboratory environment preferred
Google Suite and/or MSOffice skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
Proactive and organized. Identifies areas to assist and comes up with solutions.
Passion for strategic growth of life sciences companies
Start-up experience preferable
Strong work ethic and perseverance
Ingenious and have problem-solving skills
Goal and data driven
Emotionally intelligent, strong interpersonal skills, and collaborative mindset
Turn Biotechnologies is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.