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Research Technician/Associate

Kelly Services


Location:
Davis, CA
Date:
04/25/2018
2018-04-252018-05-24
Job Code:
US15TPCH_BH1435207
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Job Title Research Technician/Associate

Jobid US15TPCH_BH1435207

Location: Davis, CA, 95618, USA

Description **Research Technician/Associate**

**Location:** Davis, CA

**Job Type:** Temporary (12 months, may extend or convert to permanent)

**_POSITION SUMMARY_**

The Agriculture Biotechnology Division is seeking an experienced **Research Technician/Associate,** to work on innovative microbial based solutions for crop protection in our Davis, California location. Candidate will be responsible for isolation and characterization of native plant endophytes and implementation of pest and disease screening assays. Candidates with demonstrated expertise in bio-control research and hands on experience in culturing and characterization of microbial populations from soils and plant tissues are strongly encouraged to apply

**_DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:_**


+ Field and greenhouse based sampling to isolate, identify, and quantify distinct plant associated microbes.
+ Sequence based identification and characterization of microbial isolates.
+ Maintain detailed records on sampling locations, procedures, and data collected.
+ Assist in fungal plant pathogen bio-control assays on live plants.
**_EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:_**


+ Bachelors in microbiology, plant pathology, or related field.
+ Hands-on-experience in culturing plant associated microbes.
+ Experience in isolating DNA/RNA from microbes and developing plant-pathology assays are desired.
**_DESIRED KEY COMPETENCIES:_**


+ Highly organized and proactive.
+ Demonstrates the highest ethical standards, trustworthiness and has a high degree of personal responsibility.
+ Ability to work creatively and efficiently in a fast-paced, start-up company environment.
+ Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of technical challenges.
+ Excellent planning and execution skills. High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
+ Ability to communicate effectively with team members, collaborators and management.
+ Positive attitude, good interpersonal skills and high ethical standards.
**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 kellyservices.com 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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