Development Technologist II - DLMP



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Position description
To develop, evaluate, and implement new tests, methodologies, or products for the laboratory under the intellectual and scientific guidance of laboratory directors and development coordinator. Assumes responsibility for improvement of existing methods or implementation of new technology of proven validity. Maintains complete and accurate documentation of data generated and work performed. Helps in organizing new method validation data, preparation of data for publication and peer review, and participates in formal presentations. Aids in the investigation, installation, evaluation, and purchase of laboratory equipment, instrumentation, computer software and hardware, new reagent systems, and other specialty items. Participates in the training of laboratory staff, residents, and students in principles of methods and applications within the laboratory. Assists and mentors other development technologists when needed in the performance of their duties.

**A two-year commitment to this position is required**

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in clinical/medical laboratory science (CLS/MLS), medical technology (MT), chemistry, biological science from an accredited institution or bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in addition to a certificate in MLS. In histopathology or non-testing laboratories, bachelor's degree with laboratory certification if applicable. Four years of relevant laboratory experience; or a Master's degree from an accredited institution in chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science or medical technology and two years of relevant laboratory experience. A HEW certificate may be substituted for the specified degree. Other clinical laboratory specialty certificates will be reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis.

** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.

Additional qualifications
Self-motivated, highly organized, efficient, and able to work independently exercising strong decision-making skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Capable of creating a method using reference material and adapting existing knowledge and procedures to develop novel methods or products. Demonstrated analytical and scientific competency with development and/or validation of lab techniques or procedures is required.

Superior analytical and scientific competence with laboratory procedures is necessary. Strong competency in organic chemistry and liquid chromatography based techniques.

Experience with a variety of analytical techniques is preferred including immunoassay technologies as well as mass spectrometry.

Preferred candidate has experience in high resolution and triple quadrupole mass spectrometry clinical test development. Candidate should also have experience developing tests for use on automated liquid handling platforms such as Hamilton Star, Perkin Elmer JANUS or TECAN Freedom EVO based systems.

Experience with either the Test Lifecycle Process or the automated Product Lifecycle Management would also be a plus.

All must be Included to be considered:

* Requires CV/Resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript(s), and for foreign trained lab personnel to provide a detailed equivalency evaluation to include US equivalent degree at the applicants expense.

* For international/foreign trained applicants, it is the responsibility of the international/foreign to provide to Mayo Clinic the following information. The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the equivalency evaluation.

International transcript:

  • MUST have a DETAILED equivalency evaluation
  • MUST show US equivalent degree
  • Evaluation MUST be completed from an organization listed as a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) www.naces.org OR the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) www.aice-eval.org

* Internal applicants must attach three (3) more recent performance appraisals

License or certification
ASCP or other certification pertinent to the laboratory field may be required depending on the laboratory specialty and prevailing regulatory requirements.
Exemption status
Exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,620.80, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Day Shift M-F, hours may vary due to workload
Weekend schedule
May vary due to workload
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Clinical Labs
Job posting number
138167BR
Recruiter
Jennifer Lane
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.