Research Technician- 1st Shift and Weekends




San Diego, CA

Job Type

Full Time

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What We’re Looking For

Cue is seeking to hire a full-time Research Technician.  This role is for 1st shift and weekends.  The ideal individual must be detail-oriented, time- organized, able to work in fast-paced lab environments, and someone who takes initiative. Under supervision, the Research Technician will assist the scientific staff in routine laboratory support and logistics activities. 


  • Prepare growth media and components by following detailed protocols

  • Monitor and maintain inventory levels for lab stock materials

  • Provide clean sterilized lab materials for experiments

  • Perform routine sample analysis according to standard operating procedures under supervision of scientific leads

  • Monitor and process waste materials

  • Maintaining equipment performance and maintenance logs

  • Adhere to a culture of health and safety

  • Use of appropriate judgement for time management

  • Familiarity with a BSL2 lab environment and PPE

  • Maintain general lab organization

  • Basic lab tasks such as buffer making, equipment maintenance, lab maintenance, ordering, stocking, and freezer defrosts

  • Assist lab users on issues with equipment and submitting requests to service vendors

  • Other duties as may be determined by Management


  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree

  • Ability to work 1st shift and weekends.

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Ability to read, write and follow written and verbal instruction

  • Computer usage including Email, Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Team-player who works well in a team-oriented environment

  • Ability to work a schedule which may include weekends and overtim

As part of Cue, you will:

Assist the scientific staff in routine laboratory support and logistics activities. 

Where you’ll work

You will work in a modern open office located in Sorrento Valley in San Diego, CA, with a lot of natural light. As an early employee your contribution will set the pace and have an impact in Cue’s future. Your work and ideas will be valued and respected, and we hope you will find enjoyment working with a great team on such an innovative device.

Perks within Cue culture

  • New computer equipment

  • Unlimited snacks

  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options