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Biology (Entomology) Lab Tech - $18/hr

Kelly Services
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Kelly Services is in need of a **Lab Tech (Insecticide and Nematicide Biology)** to join a top-tier agricultural company, located in the Indianapolis area.


**Pay for this role will be $18/hr. This role is a long-term contract position (12+ month) that can be extended indefinitely.**


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:


Individual will be working with live insects, plant material, and nematodes while completing routine, highly-detailed work. Previous laboratory experience is a plus. Work environments vary throughout the day between laboratories, greenhouses, and insectary colonies. Strong culture of safety requires individuals to adhere to all safety and ergonomic standards. Extensive training in safety, ergonomics, and laboratory SOPs provided.


Basic tasks may include:


+ Clipping/thinning plants used in testing.

+ Hands-on infesting of plant and artificial diet material with various (non-stinging, non-hazardous) insect species.

+ Routine assay formulation using manual pipettes.

+ Specialized assay application using hand sprayers and track sprayers in a laboratory setting.

+ Laboratory maintenance (cleaning, restocking, etc.).

+ Grading insect assays.

+ Preparation of media used in nematode testing.


Most important candidate success factors:


Ability to work with non-hazardous, non-stinging insects.


Self-driven individual that also works well in a diverse group setting.


Flexibility to shift focus throughout the day as needed to meet customer demands.


Education Requirements:


- AS or BS degree in science field preferred. Experience working with insects will be considered in lieu of degree.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-09-30

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Biology (Entomology) Lab Tech - $18/hr

Kelly Services
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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