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Kelly Services Molecular Biology Lab Tech in Johnston, Iowa

Kelly Services is seeking a Molecular Biology Lab Tech for our client, a global Agrichemical company, in Johnston, IA.

This position is a long-term contract opportunity (6+ month with strong possibility for renewal). Pay for this role will be in the range of $16- $18/hr


With guidance from supervision, primary responsibility is to assist technical personnel in general laboratory operations and routine laboratory or information handling tasks in support of scientific research.


• Making high quality DNA fragments using standard molecular techniques, including PCR and restriction digestion

• Extracting plasmid DNA with commercial kits

• Setting up reactions for vector construction and transforming into appropriate strains


• AS or BS degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biological Studies or related field such as Plant Science or Biotechnology is preferred

• Experience working in a lab environment and liquid handlers with aseptic techniques are preferred

Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Do not call your local Kelly office about this role. To be considered for this position, please submit resume to this role to continue the application process

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