Laboratory Technician Assistant


On Site
Full Time


Qualitative Analysis
Cell culture
Western blotting
Scientific research
Quality control
Laboratory equipment
Problem solving
Life sciences
Aseptic technique
Health care
Personal development
Community development
Security clearance
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook

Job Details

Job Family :
Laboratory Technician (Digital)

Travel Required :

Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do :
We are currently searching for a Laboratory Technician Assistant who will support research functions by preparing, managing, and testing samples for the various experiments being conducted as well as maintaining the equipment and ensuring all the supplies and materials are available when needed. Additionally, this role will assist in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures as well as advising staff on routine tests and procedures. This is a full-time, on-site opportunity in Baltimore, MD.
  • Ensure that supplies and consumables are ready and on hand as necessary for maximum efficiency in the laboratory. This may include tasks such as preparing materials and equipment for experiments and maintaining stocked supplies and records of working reagents, including fixatives, buffers, solvents, and staining.
  • Perform fundamental procedures required for research projects.
  • Perform routine experiments and tests, including tissue culture, cell separation, protein, and quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Perform a variety of laboratory techniques and procedures that may include in vitro and in vivo studies, including cell culture, Western blotting, and immunofluorescence/immunohistochemistry.
  • Perform experiments on samples according to protocols.
  • Perform sample management and storage which includes working with staff to implement storage and distribution of biological samples for future scientific research and performing quality control procedures necessary to ensure the accuracy of each test system, sample processing, storage, and inventory of samples.
  • Maintain and update laboratory notebooks and databases; and enter experimental data into spreadsheet and conduct statistical analysis. Analyze, summarize, and interpret data obtained from research studies; evaluate for completeness and validity.
  • Analyze, document, and report on all procedures performed. Produce detailed reports for use by senior staff.
  • Coordinate general laboratory maintenance, including equipment upkeep and calibration. Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment such as glasses, metal instruments, sinks, tables, and test panels.
  • Provide training to staff on the performance of laboratory experiments, assays and protocols, safety standards on usage and disposal of chemicals and reagents, calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment and correct application of techniques and laboratory protocols.
  • Engage in problem solving as required to solve technical difficulties and to ensure steady progress, with a goal of providing high quality experimental data suitable for publication.

What You Will Need :
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of four (4) years of Life Science experience or performing biological research.
  • Experience working with lab equipment.
  • Knowledge in managing hazardous waste.
  • Proficient in MS Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, or Project

What Would Be Nice To Have :
  • Preferred areas of study or interest are Biology, Genetics, Physiology
  • Provide technical help and expertise to lab members.
  • Perform calibration, run controls, and enter results for various equipment.
  • Prepare reports and summaries based on results and findings.
  • Follow established procedures and protocols; utilize aseptic technique to perform experiments.
  • Plan and organize requests for basic and extraordinary laboratory needs for supplies and consumables.
  • Perform routine analysis and tests on specimens in the laboratory.
  • Collect and prepare data for analysis and interpretation, identify conclusions and shortcomings.

What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • annual membership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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