Molecular Biologist

Morrisville, NC 27560

Posted: 11/08/2018 Employment Type: contract Job Number: 17355
Molecular Biologist opening with our client in Morrisville, NC.

Contract Role (6 months+)
Pay Rate:  24/hr

The main purpose of this role is sample processing for production of sequence-based genotyping data for cotton and soybean molecular breeding projects 

Essential Functions
  • Assist with generation of genotypic data to identify the molecular basis of native traits for their application in cotton and soybean improvement.
  • Work with a small team to apply sequence-based genotyping approaches using state of the art instrumentation.
  • Responsible for performing various plate-based molecular biology protocol steps along a high throughput process that turns a plant DNA sample into a DNA sequencing library and then into DNA sequence data. 
  • Bachelor's Degree with minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in a high throughput or research laboratory 
  • Working knowledge of and experience in the field of molecular biology 
  • Experience using and troubleshooting liquid handling instruments for processing of 96/384 well sample plates and/or creating next generation sequencing libraries will be a differentiating capability
  • Creative approach to problem-solving
  • Solid verbal, written, and presentation skills

Molecular Biologist - 17355
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