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Laboratory Technician

Scribe Therapeutics
Alameda, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Scribe Therapeutics is a molecular engineering company focused on creating best-in-class in vivo therapies that permanently treat the underlying cause of disease. Founded by CRISPR inventors and leading molecular engineers Benjamin Oakes, Brett Staahl, David Savage, and Jennifer Doudna, Scribe is overcoming the limitations of current genome editing technologies by developing custom engineered enzymes and delivery modalities as part of a proprietary, evergreen CRISPR by Design™ platform for CRISPR-based genetic medicine.

We are seeking a passionate and motivated individual to join us in our quest to develop the next generation of CRISPR-based therapeutics. The candidate should have a passion for working collaboratively in a team environment to enable building the necessary tools for meeting the new frontier of CRISPR-based genetic medicine. 

Additionally, the candidate would bring a drive to learn new tasks and protocols necessary for a research lab to function. The candidate will have opportunities for professional growth in a rapidly growing biotechnology start-up.


The Role

The Laboratory Technician will be a vital part of the Scribe team, maintaining the laboratory space and assisting the Scientists, Engineers and Research Associates. The position will be located in our laboratory facilities in Alameda.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively collaborate with members within a fully integrated team to facilitate execution on projects within established timelines
  • Foster a driven, fast-paced, dynamic, and fun environment in which to do rigorous science
  • Manage laboratory equipment and supplies for the Laboratories
  • Maintain clean glassware and prepare sterile solutions for use in routine experiments
  • Maintain the chemical inventory in accordance with the company policy  
  • Adhere to all health, safety and environmental regulations relative to assigned work
  • Prepare standard chemical solutions, reagents, and media
  • Keep laboratory facilities in a clean, orderly and well stocked condition
  • Compile and record data onto worksheets or into lab notebooks; enter reviewed data and results into the laboratory information management system.
  • Assist Engineers, Associates and Scientists on projects, as needed
  • Work independently, or in project settings with teammates, depending on the nature of the project
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required 


Required Abilities and Skills: (desired qualities, character and attributes)

  • High School diploma required. AS or BS degree in science or related field preferred
  • Positive, professional attitude with a passion for science
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to work standing, to lift, and to bend to restock supplies
  • Proven ability to follow oral, written and graphic instructions; learn to perform routine laboratory work; learn to set up, adjust, clean, and perform minor maintenance on laboratory equipment; work with or without minimal available supervision.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary research team
  • Excellent communication, including written and oral
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Responsive problem solver and action oriented 
  • Resourceful, independent, eager to learn, and team-oriented, with meticulous attention to detail


Preferred Skills and Background:

  • General knowledge of laboratory terminology, equipment and procedures; arithmetic, including proportions, percentages and decimals, and college algebra.


Salary will be commensurate with experience. We will provide an intellectually stimulating, collegial and fast-paced environment. If you are ready to engineer the future of therapeutics, then we are excited to hear from you! Visit us at  


We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Scribe Therapeutics


Alameda, CA



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