BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Media Maker to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Under close supervision by technical staff, prepare and maintain inventory of basic media for scientific staff.
Prepare liquid and agar-based media according to Standard Operating Procedures.
Monitor and maintain inventory for media.
Maintain detailed, accurate records of media preparation methods and ingredients.
Adhere to lab safety practices.
Perform other basic laboratory support duties as assigned.
Experience in preparation of media, buffers, and other reagents and quality control testing.
Basic knowledge of and application of chemistry principles. Ability to calculate concentrations of components for correct preparation of reagents (molarity, percent w/w, percent w/v).
Knowledge and application of sterile technique to ensure integrity of media.
Experience and capability to properly operate lab equipment: pH meters, balances, stir plates, hot plates.
Experience with autoclave operation, safety, and quality control testing.
Experiments in following lab safety protocols and handling of hazardous reagents.
Associates degree in chemistry or biology with a minimum of 6 months to 1 year of relevant laboratory skills are required, or equivalent education, experience and training.