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Sands Capital

Scope Operator - 3x12s Fri - Sun



Madison, WI, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024


Elephas, a Madison, WI-based biotechnology start-up company, is seeking a highly motivated Scope Operator to join our team Friday through Sunday, on a 12 hour shift schedule. Applicants should be comfortable in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. The successful candidate will directly contribute to the development of Elephas’ cancer diagnostics platform.

Shift Schedule

  • Friday - Sunday, 11 AM - 11 PM

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle live biological specimens safely and free from contamination in tissue culture
  • Process live and fixed biological specimens
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Communicate with various stakeholders regarding instrument performance and process bottlenecks
  • Adhere to all safety protocols
  • Keep accurate and timely records in electronic laboratory notebooks
  • Perform operations to meet quality expectations throughout the process
  • General lab maintenance as needed


  • Associate's degree or higher in lab technology, microscopy, instrumentation, biology or related field is preferred but not required, if relevant work experience is applicable
  • Familiarity with laboratory instruments and production equipment
  • Experience in safe tissue handling methods

We offer our employees competitive compensation and benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan, and stock options.


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.