Careers at GTCA

GTCA’s mission is to facilitate research by providing precision genetic testing. We use the latest technological innovations in genetic analysis to provide laboratory tests that have a significant impact on the progress of basic and biomedical research. We are customer-focused and excel at producing accurate and timely results to aide in rapid and accurate research implementation.

We are currently seeking a full-time Laboratory Technician for our Waterville, ME location.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

Laboratory Technician

(posted 12/10/2020)

Position Summary

Laboratory Technicians serve a key role in supporting researchers with accurate and timely laboratory diagnostic information, products, and services. Candidates must be dependable and detail oriented.


  • Participate in all aspects of daily laboratory procedures from sample receipt, processing and reporting.
  • Ensure that delivery targets and quality objectives are continuously met on-time
  • Maintain a “team” environment to ensure the development and retention of personnel
  • Assist other laboratory staff in both daily operation and the completion of special projects and non-routine activities.
  • Analysis of real time PCR data and gel electrophoresis results and produce completed reports for dissemination to customers.
  • Work in partnership with the COO and Director of R&D to develop and evaluate new assays and testing services.
  • Proactively resolve issues by consulting with company founders, other researchers, lab technicians, etc.
  • Provide administrative support for customers/researchers.


  • 1-3 years’ experience working in a laboratory environment, preferred
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Background in genotyping utilizing PCR preferred
  • Data analysis skills required
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact with researchers and customers via email and phone

Skills and Qualifications

Presenting Technical Information, Equipment Maintenance, Training, Analyzing Information, Informing Others, Quality Focus, Lab Testing, Lab Environment, Technical Understanding, Ordering Supplies, Attention to detail in a highly repetitive environment. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment, Experience using micropipettes to reliably pipette microliter volumes.


Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or related fields (or equivalent experience) preferred


GTCA offers competitive pay and a benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage. GTCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

For information about internships or future openings, please contact us at or call 1-844-800-4822.