Biotech jobs in Southern Maine

Many Biotech jobs in Southern Maine are posted on   Search using Biology or Biotechnology as keywords.

Starting out in a temporary position is a good way to get experience.  Heather Seavey at Manpower has expressed interest in connecting with SMCC Biotechnology students.


Let Manpower Professional of Maine be your trusted advisors in the world of work.  We are a leading provider of talent to many of Maine’s Biotech, IT, Finance and Engineering companies and want to share our knowledge and expertise with you.  Manpower Professional knows how and where to get you where you want to go.


Heather Seavey  or Len Clark
Recruiters Manpower Professional 
70 Center Street 
Portland,  Maine    04101       207-774-6308



Genotyping Technician job at Jackson Lab in Bar Harbor

Genotyping Technician
There is a regular full-time Genotyping Technician position available in Genotyping Services working under direct supervision of the TGS Supervisor.  Depending on departmental needs, this position may have the dual responsibility of performing support tasks including DNA extraction and Gel room activities, as well as performing routine genotyping including the use of robotic and manual processes for PCR setup and analysis and the scoring of data.  The incumbent will also be trained to receive and process outside samples in a BS hood and will troubleshoot, track and maintain records on incoming sample issues and notify customers of work completion.
The work schedule is established based on operational demands and may fluctuate based on the changing needs of the TGS laboratory.  This includes some weekend work.
Requirements for this position include:
•             Two year associate, vocational or technical degree, completion of an apprenticeship program or equivalent work experience.
•             One year experience in knowledge of DNA extraction, PCR processes, agarose gels desirable
•             Knowledge of college level Mendelian genetics that can be obtained through a genetics course at an accredited college or university or through successful completion of the Jackson Laboratory genetics course, “ Beyond Basic Genetics”.  Other means of acquiring this knowledge will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis
•             Strong written and oral communication skills sufficient to permit clear and effective exchange of information with people representing a wide diversity of disciplines and levels of sophistication
•             Ability to work with computer software and databases such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc
•             Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while consistently maintaining a positive and professional demeanor
•             Ability to be flexible and multi-task
To apply, please go to   to requisition 3490.
Lisa Hanscom-Winger
HR Sr. Generalist
The Jackson Laboratory
610 Main Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
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Summer internship at NIH in Washington DC

2012 Community College Summer Enrichment Program (CCSEP): In summer 2012, the NIH will again offer a special SIP program designed to recruit community college students to the NIH. Students in CCSEP can take advantage of all the opportunities available to other SIP interns. In addition, they will make a commitment to completing an enrichment curriculum. If you are a community college student and interested, please read about CCSEP.

Eligibility: The Summer Internship Program is for students who are at least sixteen years of age or older at the time they begin the program and who are currently enrolled at least half-time in high school or an accredited U.S. college or university as undergraduate, graduate, or professional students. Students who have been accepted into a college or university program may also apply. To be eligible, candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Stipend Information: The stipends for trainees are adjusted yearly; the level depends on education completed prior to starting at the NIH. For details, see the Trainee Stipends page.

Application Procedure: Prospective candidates must apply online. The application is available from mid-November to March 1.
It requires submission of:
a curriculum vitae or resume,
a list of coursework and grades (please note: no transcripts need to be sent at this time),
a cover letter describing the applicant's research interests and career goals, and
the names and contact information for two references.
Candidates may also specify the scientific methodologies or disease/organ systems that interest them.
Selection: The NIH Summer Internship Program is highly competitive. In 2010, more than 6700 applications were submitted, and about 1200 interns were selected. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis from November through April by scientists in the Institutes and Centers of the NIH. Individual scientists select their own summer interns and provide their funding; there is no centralized selection process. For suggestions on how to increase your chances of being offered a position, please read the SIP Frequently Asked Questions.

Candidates will be informed of their selection by the hiring Institute, generally by May 1. Successful candidates will be required to submit the following documentation to their Institute or Center prior to beginning their training:

Official high school, college, or graduate school transcripts
Proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. U.S. citizens may submit a copy of their birth certificate or passport. Permanent residents will need to provide a copy of their alien registration card.