Clinical Laboratory Associate at uBiome
San Francisco, CA, US
uBiome is looking for a Clinical Laboratory Associate to support production workflow in our clinical laboratory. The Lab Associate adheres tightly to established turnaround-times while maintaining highest quality of test results, and maintains best practices as defined by SOPs as well as CLIA and CAP guidelines at all times. In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, you will take on other tasks as assigned to help the production line and overall laboratory. In this position, you’ll become part of the team that is trying to show people what they’re made of. This position requires long hours of standing and repetitive movements in the production lab. Work hours may be extended during busy periods.

What you’ll do:

Participate in a variety of other essential laboratory activities, including
Sample accessioning
Reagent qualifications
Inventory management
Procedure writing
Inspection preparation
Test validations
Equipment maintenance
Review of equipment calibration and batch records
Participate in the development and validation of new assays
Technology transfer from development to CLIA
Identify and report problems that may affect test performance or reporting of test results
Train new personnel in laboratory procedures
Maintain open and timely communication with other lab personnel


Bachelor's degree or international equivalent in a physical, chemical, or biological science
Demonstrated ability and/or knowledge to perform molecular laboratory techniques, GLP/GDP, scientific principles, and quality control procedures
Basic computer skills including proficiency using both Mac & PC operating systems, Google Apps, and Microsoft Office
Ability to work collaboratively with the entire team
Previous experience in a clinical laboratory is preferred

About uBiome

Learn more about uBiome

uBiome offers competitive salaries combined with generous benefits that include:

Medical, dental, vision and FSA
401(k) plan with matching contributions
Meaningful equity
Unlimited PTO
Subsidized membership to a gym of your choice
Daily lunch service and plentiful snacks
Your choice of professional software and equipment

Interview Process
uBiome is driven by some of the brightest people in the industry. Our interview process is designed to ensure that we continue to hire the very best. You’ll meet with members of the team you’ll be working with, as well as our leadership team. We have a mix of remote and phone interviews as well as on-site in-person interviews. The process concludes with a flexible paid work trial where you can apply your skills and get to know our team even better.