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System One Services Lab Tech - Downstream Process Development in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Lab Tech - Downstream Process DevelopmentGaithersburg, Maryland



Category:Scientific & Clinical

Job ID:154705

Date Posted:08/10/2020

Title:Laboratory Technician - Downstream Process Development

Location:Gaitherburg, MD

Schedule: Day shift, M-F, core hours


The incumbent will support process development and bio-based processes. This position will support a small, dedicated team responsible for developing efficient processes at bench scale. Successful candidates will have previous experience in a bacterial fermentation or biochemistry laboratory and will be able to quickly learn new concepts and support a variety of functions to support our technology and approach


  • Preparation of reagents and solutions including media, buffers, and stock solutions

  • Routine cleaning of glassware and lab spaces, and routine preparation of equipment to support ongoing experimental work

  • Assist in the routine operation of equipment such as AKTAs

  • Assist in the development of chromatographic techniques for the purification of protein, mAb / virus candidates

  • Assist with basic molecular biology procedures

  • Assist in general laboratory management including inventory, ordering, and organization

  • Maintenance of safe practices and work environment


  • Associates Degree or Equivalent in Biological Sciences or Chemical Engineering

  • 0-2 years of experience

  • Direct, hands-on experience with molecular biology technique, media and buffer preparation preferred

  • Experience in following, drafting, and revising detailed SOPs and protocols

  • Ability to effectively work in cross-disciplinary teams

  • Must be a self-starter, motivated, scientifically curious, and collaborative

  • Flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends

Joule, a System One division is a leader in specialized workforce solutions and integrated services. With more than 6,000 employees and roughly 50 offices throughout the U.S. we provide scientific, clinical, engineering, energy, IT, legal and administrative staffing services. For more than 40 years, we have delivered workforce solutions and integrated services to clients nationally.