Molecular Biologist


Burst Biologics is a rapidly growing Biotechnology Company and federally registered tissue bank located in Boise, Idaho. Burst Biologics is a developer of effective tissue processing methodologies, all of which is done at the company’s state-of-the-art research facility.

Burst Biologics is interested in adding molecular biologists to its team of PhD’s. If you are interested in working for a fast-paced innovative company, please email us your resume directly to

For more information please read the career description below.

Job Description:

The Burst Biologists Molecular Biologist position will perform research on current and developing technologies as well as perform duties as a Laboratory Technologist.

The position requires the candidate to work with complex systems and perform technical operations in a BSL-2 Laboratory. Under general supervision and following established policies and procedures, the employee will perform blood bank related operations, perform protein assays, cell culture preparation and maintain various other laboratory related duties/assignments. Roles are maintained under a ISO 9001:2015 quality management system.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Boise, ID

Required education: Doctorate

Required experience: Molecular Biology: 2 years

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Preferred understanding of blood banking concepts, hematology, microbiology, serology, flowcytometry, cell culture and organic chemistry. Must be familiar with universal precautions. Must be familiar with and capable of following ISO 9001:2015; quality management system’s procedures and protocols. Must be detail-oriented, well organized, self-motivated. Able to perform multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy. Must be able to accurately perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment while maintaining positive co-worker relations. Proficient interpersonal skills for interacting with peers, physicians and staff. Must be proficient in Prism. Full command (verbal and written) of the English language.

Preferred understanding of following Molecular Biology Principals:

•   RNA isolation from tissues, cultured cells, blood, fine needle aspiration biopsies and LCM samples

•   Primers/probe design and optimization

•   Quantitation of gene expression at the mRNA level

•   DNA copy number assays

•   Micro-RNA quantitation

•   SNP genotyping

•   Pathway specific gene expression profiling

•   CHIP assay end point analysis

•   Flow Cytometry analyses and interpretation

Educational and Experience Requirements :

Ph.D. or higher in a biological science, chemistry, medical technology, or related science. Molecular Biology preferred.

Experience with aseptic technique.

Knowledge of cGMP’s governing Registered and Licensed Blood Establishments.

Knowledge or experience with the general principles behind ELISA assays, gel-electrophoresis, flow cytometry, microscopy, cryogenics, PCR and cell culture.

Preferred Candidates will be published as a contributing author in a scientific journal article in a relevant field.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift 25-35 lbs, with frequent walking and standing. The job requires manual dexterity. Must be able to work in variable temperature controlled environments.

If interested, please e-mail your resume to