Research Associate in Plant Biology

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Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Jun 30, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Kelly Science & Clinical is looking for a Research Associate in the soil science and microbiology area for a long-term contract role (one year plus) in Indianapolis, IN.

*This is a long term contract role (12+ month), and pay will be around $19 - $22/hr for this role depending on background and experience.*


Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Conducting lab and greenhouse bioassays including set-up, implementation, and assessment

• Carefully following established laboratory protocols and safety procedures

• Scheduling the use and maintenance of laboratory equipment

• Maintaining compliance with requirements for the handling and disposal of plant and microbial materials

• Data collection, management, and quality assurance


*Required Qualifications *

• B.A./B.S. in Soil Science, Microbiology, Plant Biology, Biological Sciences, or a related area

• Experience conducting laboratory bioassays in a R&D setting

• Experience conducting greenhouse trials assessing plant growth and development

• Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills

• Self-motivated with strong organizational skills, detail-orientation, and a desire to work in a dynamic laboratory environment

• Experience with scientific record keeping and familiarity with common software applications

• The ability to occasionally lift and move heavy objects (25-50 lbs)

*Preferred Qualifications*

• 2+ years of experience in a lab and/or greenhouse environment

• Experience with soil analyses and bacterial and/or fungal culturing

• Experience conducting experiments involving agricultural biologicals in a lab and/or greenhouse environment

• Experience with hyperspectral imaging

• Familiarity with lab equipment and data collection

Why Kelly®?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of [benefits]( Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

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