Laboratory Assistant I


A Plant Biologist/Laboratory Assistant I role in Durham, NC is now available through Adecco Medical and Science. In this role, we are looking for someone to assist lead scientists in a Plant Reproductive Biology Laboratory to conduct biological experiments. This is a full-time role, averaging 40 hours per week. Occasionally, some weekend work may be needed. This is an entry level, minimum 6-month+ contract role starting immediately.

The responsibilities of the Plant Biologist/Laboratory Assistant I include:

Duties and Responsibilities

Experience in independently planning and executing research projects in plant science, including presenting results and planning next steps.
Experience in microscopy, plant tissue culture, plant crosses, and sterile technique.

Qualifications (Education, Certifications and/or Experience)

Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Genetics or related field preferred.
Perfect for someone interested in gaining high level experience in a Plant Developmental Biology and in learning common lab techniques.
Has a sincere and long-standing interest in plant biology or agricultural research.
Has a high level of personal integrity, which is critical both for the faithful execution of experimental designs and also the appropriate documenting of results.
Wants to work on basic biology and applied biology research projects for the improvement of agriculture and/or for the pursuit of knowledge in basic biology.
Can keep laboratory spaces and equipment clean and functioning properly.
Works without immediate supervision and is willing to work alone at times.
Is willing to handle both project management tasks as well as laboratory / greenhouse scientific activities.
Has good and steady lab hands; isn’t allergic to pollen.

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