Randstad Biologist in Chesterfield, Missouri


job details:

  • location:Chesterfield, MO

  • salary:$20 - $29 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, August 8, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting

  • reference:S_670910

  • questions:kenny.hart@randstadusa.com314-682-3950

job description


Biologist – Intermediate

Our Client is looking to hire a Biologist to join their dynamic team! As a Biologist you will studies the basic principles of plant and animal life and the effects of varying environmental and physical conditions such as radioactivity or pollution. Also study reactions of plants, animals, and marine species to parasites, bacteria, pharmaceuticals and chemicals

What it takes:

  • Experienced applicants (e.g. Bachelor’s with experience, or Master’s level) with degrees in one of the following or closely related fields are encouraged to apply: Genetics, Plant Biology (Physiology or Molecular), Biochemistry, Plant Breeding, Crop/Plant Science, Seed Biology, or Plant Pathology

  • 2+ years’ experience and an-depth knowledge of weed biology and herbicide modes of action Familiar with herbicide traits and products in soy, corn, cotton, and canola.

  • DNA and RNA technologies such as PCR, genotyping, extraction, sequencing, detection, RNAi, and gene editing as well as plant tissue culture.

  • Experience in plant systems is preferred, but not necessary.

  • Good written and oral communication skills are required for notebook documentation and summary presentations.

  • This role will be expected to work within a cross-functional team as well as interact with colleagues in other organizations.


Chesterfield, Missouri

The Client:

Our client is one of the largest companies in the world dedicated to the development, growth and marketing of Agriculture seeds. They strive to develop hybrids that improve nutrition, boost crop yields, limit spoilage, optimize water & climate variables and reduce the need for chemicals and other inputs. They are committed to consistently introducing innovative products to their customers. It's amazing to consider that improving human health, promoting environmental stewardship and fostering greater economic growth for the agricultural community can all start with something as small as a seed.

About us:

Randstad has been in business since 1960, and is the 2nd largest staffing firm in the world with a presence in 39 countries. Our team is a part of Randstad's Corporate Services. We have worked with our client for over 30 years! During this time, we have developed a proven track record for placing top talent into roles that offer opportunities for both career growth and success. Randstad offer both competitive pay and benefits for this opportunity


Please send your resume Kenny.hart@randstadusa.com