Bachelors degree

A four year degree.

Agricultural and Food Science Technician

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians work with agricultural and food scientists to monitor food production and food safety.  

Agricultural science technicians typically develop and follow protocols to store crop and animal samples,...

Biofuel Technicians

Biofuel technicians carry out the laboratory work involved in producing biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel.

Biofuel technicians work with fermenters, distillation, grain preparation, algae culture, oil chemistry, and...

Cell Culture Technician

Cell culture technicians grow living cells in culture flasks, bioreactors, plates and other kinds of containers.  The types of cells they grow can come from plants or animals.  Sometimes cell culture technicians start cultures directly from...

Chemistry Quality Control Technician

Chemistry Quality Control teams perform daily bench work. To meet required levels of quality, they test all raw materials, packing materials, and finished products according to standard operating procedures (SOPs). Technicians operate...

Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Research Associates are responsible for conducting studies to examine the safety and efficacy of new drugs in human patients. These studies are known as clinical trials.  Clinical Research Associates follow GCPs (Good Clinical Practices...

Environmental Health & Safety Technician

Workers in bioscience facilities and research environments can be exposed to a variety of chemical, biological or physical hazards as they perform daily tasks. Government agencies strictly enforce regulations related to workplace safety, health...

Facilities Technician

Facilities Technicians are responsible for the operation and maintenance of biomanufacturing buildings and equipment. They monitor operations daily. They oversee systems that include heating, lighting, refrigeration, air conditioning, plumbing,...

Food Sample Inspector

Food inspectors provide inspections of organizations that handle and prepare food, including restaurants, supermarkets and even slaughterhouses. Food inspectors make sure food producers meet proper guidelines to ensure food is safe for human...

Genomics technician

Genomics technicians use a range of technologies related to determining and comparing DNA and RNA sequences.  They isolate RNA and DNA from samples.  They construct libraries, perform quality control, carry out titrations, and work with a variety...

Instrumentation / Calibration Technician

These jobs are for people who like to work with electronic equipment and are interested in biotechnology. Instrumentation technicians calibrate mechanical and laboratory instruments throughout the biomanufacturing facility. They must be able to...

Laboratory Safety Associate

Laboratory Safety Associates, sometimes described as Lab Safety Officers or Lab Safety Specialists, are responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment and ensuring that the workplace complies with government regulations.

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Laboratory Technician

They work on experiments and procedures in research on projects and products that could cure disease, improve crops, help clean up the environment, and detect contaminated food.  There may be some routine work but the possibilities for a variety...

Manufacturing Assistant

These are entry-level positions for people with a high school diploma. Other titles for this position are aseptic fill assistant, cell culture and fermentation assistant, cell lab operator, manufacturing operator, media preparation assistant,...

Manufacturing Technician - Downstream

Downstream processes are those in  which the products are harvested, tested, purified and packaged.

Upstream processes are those in which biological materials are either obtained from an outside source or inoculated and grown in culture,...

Manufacturing Technician - Upstream

Upstream processes are those in which biological materials are either obtained from an outside source or inoculated and grown in culture, under controlled conditions, to manufacture certain types of products.  
Downstream processes are...

Microbiology Quality Control (QC) Technician

Microbial contaminants can enter a biomanufacturing production system and impact the product outcomes. Microbiology Quality Control Technicians must understand, monitor and prevent these impurities. Daily team protocols must be followed to...

Molecular Biology Technician

These technicians must have experiences in general molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA extraction, modification, PCR, high throughput automation of RNA and DNA, transformation, clone selection and propagation. Another example is to...

Process Development Associate

Process Development Associates evaluate biomanufacturing processes, improve them, and scale them up for larger batches of materials. Their goals are to improve product yield and reduce overall costs of production. In addition to scaling up to...

Product Development Technician

Product Develop Technicians, sometimes called "Product Development Associates," assist with the creation and production of medical devices (products for use in the medical sciences). The medical device field has a broad range of products,...

Purification Technician

Purification technicians purify proteins using column chromatography, HPLC, FPLC, and monitor purity using fluorescence technologies, SDS-PAGE and Western Blot Analysis.  Technicians use these techniques to perform experiments to develop and...