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Plant Tissue Culture Technician

Kelly Services

Durham, NC
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Job Title Plant Tissue Culture Technician

Jobid US24R4LR_BH1432684

Location: Durham, NC, 27722, USA

Description **_Plant Tissue Culture Technician, Research Triangle Park, NC_**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a **_Plant Tissue Culture Technician_** _for_ one of our top clients in Research Triangle Park, NC.

**Projected Duration** : 04/30/2018 to 12/31/2018

**Type** : Contract

**Pay Rate Range** : Up to $21


+ We are currently looking for a motivated team player experienced in the areas of plant transformation and plant growth and development.
+ The candidates should possess knowledge of aseptic techniques and plant tissue culture methods and practices, as well as general understanding and application of scientific principles, theories and concepts in the field of plant tissue culture and transformation.
+ The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting the daily activities following Stewardship and safety guidelines.
+ Preparation of plant tissue culture media and stock solutions are also expected.
+ The incumbent will also be responsible for properly documenting and maintaining high-quality data through the use of databases and/or LIMS in addition to a properly maintained notebook.
+ The individuals will also be expected to actively participate in activities within and outside their area of expertise, including supporting plant production and screening in greenhouse and field environments when needed.

+ BS degree in Biology, Plant biotechnology, plant science, or related field or an AAS degree in same with 3 years of experience working in the plant science field.
+ Hands-on experience in initiating and maintaining plant cell cultures, and familiarity with different plant transformation technologies.
+ Knowledge and/or experience in preparing plant tissue culture media.
+ Ability to follow protocols and to effectively communicate results in both written and oral forms.
+ Demonstrated ability to effectively work on diverse teams and to actively participate in collaborative efforts.
+ Ability to work under limited supervision.

+ Experience in plant transformation of multiple crop species
+ Experience and/or knowledge of current non-GM methodologies and strategies in development of trait product
+ Demonstrated compliance with Stewardship requirements, and working in a safe and regulatory compliant manner.
**If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.**

**Lauren Rogers, Kelly Services Scientific Recruiter**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

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

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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