Scientist II - Molecular Biology

Employer
Kelly services
Location
Austin County, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
2133089438
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Title: Scientist II, Molecular Biology
Location: Austin, TX
Compensation: Competitive, based on candidate experience
Term: Full-time, permanent position
About Our Client
Our client is an Austin-based company commercializing a battery-powered, fully disposable, sample-to result, PCR testing device. they are currently focused on developing a COVID-19 test . Their platform uses real-time RT-PCR, requires no technical expertise to operate, and delivers on-the-spot results in under one hour. They offer a fast-paced, dynamic, collegial environment, where individual contributions are highly valued while working on meaningful, exciting projects.
Position Summary:
Our client is seeking a scientist who will be involved in the creation of a next generation molecular diagnostic device platform. The selected individual will support the development of stand-alone diagnostic tests for the detection of human pathogens. Responsibilities include performing and analyzing molecular biology experiments related to RNA and DNA isolation, amplification, and detection. This position requires performing repetitive novel and routine molecular biology techniques with a high level of attention to detail.
The successful candidate will have:
- At least three years of intense practical experience as a lab assistant in a biotech?related field
- A good working knowledge of standard molecular biology techniques such as nucleic acid isolation, real-time qPCR, etc.
- Demonstrated an ability to work with minimal supervision
- An aptitude for quickly learning new techniques and problem solving
- Experience working collegially in small teams and fast?paced projects
- At least a 4-year degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field
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About Kelly *®
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