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Aerotek Lab Biologist in Chesterfield, Missouri

Description:

Desired Skills:

A fundamental understanding in related areas of environmental biology, such as entomology or toxicology. Ability to work on multiple projects in a dynamic team-based environment, strong basic laboratory skills, including pipetting and solution making. Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices, familiarity with aseptic technique, electronic data systems, attention to detail and strong writing skills.

Skills:

bioassay, Cell culture, Biology, Pippetting, Solution making, aseptic technique

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

A BS/MS biologist (or at least 2 years lab assay experience) is needed with strong technical skills to conduct studies to evaluate the safety of BCS products. Key responsibilities include

  1. Conduct insect bioassays to characterize activity of insecticidal compounds following GLP procedures.

  2. Receipt, maintenance and inventory of insect colonies, diets and other lab materials using appropriate electronic systems.

  3. Maintenance of agricultural crops in growth chambers/greenhouses.

  4. Provide quality control support for data and reports.

  5. Ensure general lab/equipment maintenance.

  6. Support additional lab activities as needed.

Experience Level:

Entry - Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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