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Lab Assistant


Our Laboratory Assistants are responsible for supporting the management of our lab and keeping us fully operational primarily through areas such as lab organization and maintenance (including equipment), reagents support, sample organization/storage, and routine lab processes.  This role requires being on-site at our SF office location.


  • Bachelor's degree in science related field required
  • Basic laboratory skills with preference for experience as a lab assistant and/or lab manager
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, self-starter type personality
  • Flexible schedule to sometimes work on weekends as needed


  • Equipment maintenance including temperature monitoring, reagent prep/manufacturing, washing/cleaning of equipment, equipment calibration, etc.
  • Sample organization and storage including organization and location tracking, sample discarding, biobanking collection, organization of control samples, etc.
  • Lab organization and maintenance including restocking, organization of fridges and freezers, vendor management for waste pick-up
  • Routine lab process support including extraction runs, accessioning assistance, reagent manufacturing
  • Ability to be flexible and support other responsibilities as needed

Invitae envisions a world in which genomic sequencing routinely informs lifelong health care decisions. We provide comprehensive, rapid, and affordable genome sequencing and clinically relevant interpretations of genomic data. We are committed to enabling the utilization of genomic data in order to improve health, catalyze scientific and medical research, and contribute to improved outcomes for everyone. Invitae is an open, title-free company that operates as a meritocracy. We focus intently on our ability to deliver reliable solutions that contribute to improving people's lives. We ruthlessly eliminate overhead and policies that interfere with productivity. We have excellent benefits. Our San Francisco location is in the hip SOMA neighborhood near great restaurants. Many of us bike or take public transit to work. We work hard during the week and we’ve got a big mission to solve - come help us revolutionize the world of genetic information!

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