About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: The Life Sciences Testing Center (LSTC) at Northeastern University is seeking dedicated and motivated individuals to join their team in Burlington, MA. The Accessioner will report to the General Supervisor on duty and be responsible for performing sample accessioning in a CLIA Certified COVID-19 Molecular Diagnostics testing lab. This includes, but is not limited to, sample receiving and data entry in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment according to compliance regulations and established standard operating procedures. Other duties may be assigned.
This is a 12-month term position with the possibility of renewal depending on funding and business need.
Receive all samples for clinical testing
Data entry through scanning into LIMS database
Perform internal audits and data collection as required
Prepare samples for analysis and testing
Collaborate with clinical lab staff to ensure testing accuracy
Complete data entry in an accurate and timely manner
Report to General Supervisors and document any problems with sample receipt
Qualifications: AS or BS degree in biological sciences preferred
Previous experience in CLIA lab and/or working with human samples strongly preferred
High level of attention to detail
Proven ability to work well independently and within a team
Maintain composure while working under pressure
Reflect good judgment at all times when determining what action to take when resolving problems
Comply with safety practices befitting a BSL-2 and BSL-3 environment (i.e. PPE, BSC)
Demonstrate flexibility and ability to adapt to change
Salary Grade: 45
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.