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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - ***$5,000 sign on bonus***

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Location South San Francisco, California Job ID 21-91055

***$5,000 Sign on Bonus offered***

Monogram Biosciences (a division of LabCorp) is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join its team in the Cell Assay Department of our Clinical Laboratory in South San Francisco. Monogram is one of the few labs in the country doing cell based assay work with a focus on personalized medicine. Cell based assay work is considered the gold standard in virology. Come join Monogram where you will be able to make important and unique contributions to improve the drug vaccine process utilizing innovative technology.

In this position, you will perform both semi-automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used in the treatment of viral infections, including COVID-19. Monogram is committed to developing CLS's skill sets through one-on-one training and encourages cross training in other areas, such as phenotypic HIV testing.

The schedule for this position will be either Sunday-Thursday, 6am-2:30pm. 7% shift differential offered for weekend days. 


  • Perform routine and complex technical cellular virology techniques. This cell based assay evaluates neutralizing antibody of the patient that provides guidance for vaccine development
  • Utilize a wide array of instrumentation; dispensers, cell platers, automated sample handling systems and perform quality control and calibrations as required
  • Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems
  • Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
  • Analyze specimen data and report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
  • Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
  • Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
  • Actively participate in continuing education and in service training programs to maintain licensure
  • Provide oversight for unlicensed laboratory staff and clinical laboratory scientists in training
  • Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Review and update Standard Operating Procedures
  • May assist in the development of new assays and technology transfer from R&D


  • BS/BA in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory or similar scientific field
  • Current California State Clinical Laboratory license required (CLS Generalist)
  • Strong molecular biology or cell culture skills a plus
  • Single and/or multi-channel pipetting experience desired
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, flexible environment
  • Familiarity of statistical methods and application to the analysis of complex assays
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills and attention to detail




Sunday - Thursday, 6am-2:30pm
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