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Research Intern

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Trainee/Intern
Job Function: Bioscience R&D


At BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. we make the world a healthier place by providing molecular solutions that lessen the time to medical results and empower healthcare professionals to make better diagnostic decisions.

We are proud to be part of the bioMérieux family and the 5,000+ team members across 12 sites and subsidiaries in North America committed to our mission to help save lives around the globe through the power of diagnostics.

Come be a part of our team and our mission as a Research Intern!

This is a part-time non-exempt position. This position is part of a team working on a variety of laboratory procedures involving real-time PCR using established methods and techniques under general guidance as well as development of new methods. This person works closely with research associates in the research lab. The intern performs general lab duties, designs and conducts experiments, collects and analyzes data and keeps an accurate record of all work done in accordance with the quality system. This position requires some problem solving skills. Interns receive general instructions on routine work, and detailed instruction on new assignments. Interns report to Research Associates and Scientists.


Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BFDX’s Quality System.

Performs real-time PCR with several different instruments produced by BioFire and collects and analyzes data.

Performs routine analytical measurements.

Responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with others for assigned projects.

Ensures that laboratory notebook for assigned projects/experiments are maintained in accordance with the BioFire Employee Handbook.



Training and Education:

In school for a Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrates working knowledge of scientific principles. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel, other graphing programs and Microsoft Word. Must demonstrate skill in basic laboratory technician practices (analytical pipetting, materials handling, and contamination control).



0-2 years experience in the field or in related area.

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioFire Diagnostics’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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