Biology Laboratory Technician Position

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MBQ Pharma Inc.

Biology Laboratory Technician Position


Job Summary

MBQ Pharma Inc. is a rapidly growing startup company which focuses on the development of cancer therapeutics. To continue our effort, MBQ Pharma Inc. is seeking a Biology Lab Technician with industry and/or academic laboratory experience. The successful candidate will work in MBQ Pharma Inc. facilities in San Juan, Puerto Rico and will work with and report directly to the Director of Research & Development.

Qualifications and skills

  • B.S. in molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry or closely related field with 2+ years of experience working in a lab/manufacturing environment.


  • M.S. in molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry or closely related field. No experience required.
  • Basic lab skills such as weighing, solutions preparation, pipetting, and laboratory calculations.
  • Ability to follow complex operating procedures with reproducible results and thorough documentation of work.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills.
  • Experience with in vitro cell-based and in vivo small animal studies preferred.


Responsibilities and duties

  • Perform established experimental procedures and operate a variety of scientific equipment.
  • Ensure sufficient inventory of reagents, materials as well as assist with lab organization, labeling and routine tasks.
  • Assist with the generation and updating of laboratory SOPs.
  • Order laboratory supplies, receive and store supplies following SOPs and GLP regulations.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and instruments according to SOPs- equipment care, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Assist with tissue homogenization, processing and preparation for UPC2 analysis.
    1. Assist with sample running, maintenance of inventories and supplies needed for our usage in the instrument
  • Assist with in vitro and in vivo experiments.
    1. Assist with tissue culture for experiments, including media preparation, culture maintenance, and preparation of cells for experiments.
    2. Assist with in vivo studies monitoring mice, weight, treatment preparations, treatment administration, cell injections, tissue and blood collection.   
  • Other duties as required.

Working days:

  • Monday to Friday

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their relevant experience and list three references along with the resume in PDF to:



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