Senior Technologist
Job Details
Waltham, MA - Waltham, MA
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

By joining Exosome Diagnostics, a Bio-Techne brand (NASDAQ: TECH), you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Exosome Diagnostics is a liquid biopsy company that harness the power of Exosomes as a multi-analyte component of Liquid Biopsies. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.


Responsible for performing high complexity testing in the Clinical laboratory under the direction of the Clinical Operations Manager. May also function as General Supervisor (CLIA), and Supervisor (NYS) overseeing Testing Personnel in the laboratory. Individuals must therefore meet all the educational & experiential thresholds for Testing Personnel (CLIA), General Supervisor (CLIA), and Supervisor (NYS) in a high complexity laboratory.


1. Perform high complexity molecular biology procedures under the supervision of the CLIA Technical Supervisor (TS), titled General Supervisor (GS) & Laboratory Director (LD).

2. Provide a lead role in facilitating test performance by training and advising other technologists, as directed by the CLIA Technical Supervisor (TS), titled General Supervisor (GS) or Laboratory Director.

3. Contribute to the laboratory test development optimization, validation, and verification, using cell and molecular biology techniques such as: RNA and DNA Extraction, PCR and RT-PCR, Nucleic Acid Sequencing or Array Analysis

4. Follow the laboratory’s procedure for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintain records of patient test results.

5. Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.

6. Adhere to the laboratory’s quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.

7. Follow the laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.

8. Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the titled General Supervisor, Technical Supervisor, or Laboratory Director.

9. Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.

10. Operate in accordance and compliance with all internal and external regulatory procedures.

11. Maintain detailed, accurate and up-to-date lab records.

12. Use appropriate laboratory safety procedures in performance of duties, including the use of personal protective equipment.

13. Maintain laboratory equipment per standard operating procedures.

14. Provide training, as directed, in the use of facility and equipment with relevant education, protocol development and proper use and maintenance of the laboratory space and equipment.

15. Maintain supplies and reagents to support an efficient and productive work environment and other duties as assigned.


1. Ability to train and lead other technologists.

2. Good laboratory skills

3. Attention to detail

4. Able to implement policies, and execute detailed procedures as directed.

5. Work productively in a team environment.

6. Basic computer skills are required, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.


Education and Experience:

  • This position will have supervisory responsibilities and therefore candidate must meet the New York State thresholds to fill that role.

    (a) The supervisor is a physician licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of New York or an individual who has earned a doctoral degree from an accredited institution with a chemical, physical, or biological science as his major subject (accredited, as used herein, refers to accreditation by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association, as determined by the United States Commissioner of Education). The supervisor shall, subsequent to graduation, have had at least two years' experience in one of the laboratory specialties in a clinical laboratory or blood bank having a director at the doctoral level. The clinical laboratory or blood bank shall be part of a hospital, a health department, university, medical research institution, or other institution which provides equivalent training, or


    (b) The supervisor holds a degree of Master of Arts or Master of Science from an accredited institution with a major in one of the chemical, physical or biological sciences and, subsequent to graduation, has had at least four years of pertinent laboratory experience of which not less than two years have been spent working in the designated laboratory specialty in a clinical laboratory having a director at the doctoral level. The clinical laboratory or blood bank shall be part of a hospital, a health department, university, medical research institution or other institution which provides equivalent training, or


    (c) The supervisor is qualified as a medical technologist pursuant to the provisions of section 58-1.5(b) of this Subpart and has had at least six years of pertinent clinical laboratory experience subsequent to qualifying of which at least two years have been spent working in a clinical laboratory having a director at the doctoral level. The clinical laboratory or blood bank shall be part of a hospital, university, health department, medical research institution or other institution which provides equivalent training.


    Current certification or eligible with ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) as an MLS – Medical Laboratory Scientist, MT – Medical Technologist, MLT-Medical Laboratory Technician, MB- Molecular Biology or specialist, is preferred.

Why Join Bio-Techne:

  • We offer competitive salaries along with extensive medical, vision, and dental plans for you and your family starting on day one!
  • We invest in our employees’ financial futures through 401k matching and an employee stock purchase plan.
  • We help our employees develop their careers through mentorship, promotional opportunities, training and development, internship programs, and more.
  • We offer employee resource groups, volunteer paid time off, employee events, and charity drives to build a culture of caring and belonging. 
  • We foster a culture of empowerment and innovation, where employees feel valued and encouraged to bring their new ideas to the table.

Where permitted by applicable law, candidate must have received or be willing to receive an FDA authorized COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for this position

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