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Genome Editing Scientist A

Kelly Services
St Louis, MO 63108
**Genome Editing Scientist - St. Louis, MO**


**Every day, Kelly Scientific Resources connects scientific professionals with opportunities to advance their careers, and we currently have a direct hire opening for a** **Genome Editing Scientist** **in the Greater St. Louis area.**


We are actively seeking a Genome Editing Scientist to develop new and improved applications for our CRISPR 2.0 and 3.0 genome editing chemistries. This includes improving rates of homology directed repair and target multiplexing in several plant species. Working with other members of the genome editing team, this position will maintain a strong knowledge of CRISPR chemistry, develop scientific strategies, and deliver on objectives for improving the utility of our CRISPR platform.



**Job Summary:**




+ Define and prioritize new genome editing applications for improvement

+ Solicit ideas from a broad range of scientific talent

+ Work cross functionally with other scientists to develop technologies that will be implemented across several plant species and product concepts

+ Develop scientific strategies and goals for tackling challenging projects

+ Execute on strong experimental designs related to genome editing in model and target plants species

+ Share the results of your work with other scientists involved in genome editing and product development

+ Leverage your knowledge to help advance team goals and create new products



**REQUIREMENTS**




+ Identifying creative solutions to scientific problems that result in action-based outcomes

+ Working with a diverse team of people to achieve common goals

+ Designing and executing genome editing experiments in plants that require a deep knowledge of cell biology, molecular biology, and CRISPR chemistry

+ Analyzing complex data and communicating results to technical experts






+ PhD in molecular biology, plant biology, biochemistry, or cell biology

+ Minimum of 3-7 years of experience in genome editing and/or plant cell biology

+ Work history of strong technical execution

+ Must be able to effectively communicate project concepts and results with internal and external technical experts

+ Must have excellent written, communication, and presentation skills, with excellent time and program management skills.

+ Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment





**Benefits:**




+ A flexible PTO program with a focus on work/life balance

+ Competitive medical benefits and retirement savings plan

+ FREE Dental and Vision Coverage

+ Education reimbursement

+ PAID parental leave

+ And more





**Supervisory Role:** No initial supervisory responsibilities.












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



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-08-09 Expires: 2019-10-24

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