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Research Microbiologist

Kelly Services
Golden, CO 80402
**Microbiology Research Scientist**


3 Month Temporary Role


16-25 hours per week


$50.00 per hour


**DESCRIPTION OF OPEN POSITION**


We are seeking a Research Scientist in Microbiology for a 3-month part-time project. This is a PhD level position that will be responsible for a variety of microbiology techniques in support of the companys R&D goals, working closely with other scientists in a multi-disciplinary environment.


Duties:


+ Proven capabilities to work with extremophiles, photosynthetic, and chemolithotrophic microorganisms

+ Proven experience with anaerobic and aerobic microbiology

+ Responsible for microbial growth, isolation, and identification

+ Design microcosms and columns studies

+ Experience with batch, CSTR and plug flow reactors

+ Initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other technical problems

+ Analyze and present data in suitable visual or tabular form

+ Conduct RNA and DNA extraction

+ Coach and mentor junior research team members C

+ Consistently demonstrate company core values


**BACKGROUND**


Required:


PhD (or MS and equivalent industry experience) in Microbiology, Biology, or related field


2-10 years of wet lab microbiology experience


Experience in environmental or geo microbiology


Experience in bioremediation


Experience with automated fermenters


Capable of running analytical assays and troubleshooting equipment


Prior experience using genome sequence data to perform metabolic reconstruction of microbial isolates or communities


Familiarity with various microbiology tools, biology databases and bioinformatic tools


Knowledge of microbially mediated redox transformations of metals


Proficiency in bright field, phase contract, epifluorescence microscopy?


Proficiency in R, Python, Matlab, or equivalent


**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)

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Posted: 2021-09-06 Expires: 2021-10-07

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