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Laboratory Research Technician

Kelly Services
Johnston, IA 50131
Kelly is hiring for a **Laboratory Research Technician Molecular Screening** position with one of our clients in **Johnston, IA** .


+ W2- Full time position

+ 12 months contract (May be extended or converted)

+ $19-$20/hr


Job Description:


This is a lab-based position which requires the ability to work efficiently both independently as well as in a team environment, follow, develop, and troubleshoot protocols and deliver high quality results on time. You will apply state-of-the-art molecular biology techniques in support of a quantitative high throughput plant next generation sequencing and qPCR pipeline and document experimental data accurately into database system(s). In addition, you will participate in development and improvement of established methods to increase the efficiency and efficacy of different systems.


+ Follow the direction of supervisor(s) and maintain a reliable molecular screening pipeline that fills critical R&D (Research & Development) goals to support the discovery, characterization, and development of genome editing applications.

+ Participate in new technology development or process improvement studies activities include experimental plan, testing of hypothesis, making observation, data collection and analysis

+ Follow company safety policies, protocols, and procedures, and ensure a safe working environment for self and team members

+ Collaborate across multifunctional teams to find new insights

+ Provide technical support and conduct experiments with a respectful, collaborative, and positive team spirit

+ Provide summaries and reports to supervisors


Qualifications and Education Requirements:


+ Associates degree or Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, biology, or any biological discipline requiring lab work

+ Previous lab work experience or proficiency in DNA/RNA isolation, various PCR methods to characterize tissue/cells and NGS sample preparation and data analysis

+ Experience with high-throughput laboratory automation

+ Proven abilities in developing and optimizing assays for reliable routine use within a pipeline

+ Proven ability to maintain complete, accurate and timely records of experimental data and procedures.


Preferred Skills:


+ Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software, and experience in databases and/or LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) systems is a plus.

+ This job also requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

+ Willingness to support a high-quality laboratory environment through custodianship of equipment and strict adherence to lab safety practices.

+ Ability to function both independently and as a respectful team member.


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**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-21 Expires: 2022-10-22

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