• location: Saint Louis, MO
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $20 - $30 per hour
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Randstad in partnership with a leading biotechnology company located in St. Louis, MO, is now hiring for a Biochemist with hands on experience in protein expression and purification. If you are the selected candidate for this role, you will work with our client in the development of technology that enables farmers to grow more crops by applying biotechnology, genomics and molecular breeding technology to herbicides and seeds.

As the successful candidate for this opportunity, you will join a Protein Expression and Purification team. You will be responsible for producing proteins either using existing protocols or developing new strategies for challenging ones to support both Discovery and Trait projects in our client???s Biotechnology pipeline. You must have a strong background in recombinant protein purification and expression. This team is fast-paced and timeline driven. You will be is expected to have the ability to work in a team environment with strong written and oral communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Purification of recombinant proteins using a variety of techniques
  • Troubleshoot expression challenges including but not limited to E. coli expression systems
  • Deliver results in a timely fashion
  • Maintain proper records and documentation

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry or related field with a minimum of two years of relevant work experience
  • Hands-on experience in the areas of protein expression and purification
  • Proficient with database use
  • Experience with troubleshooting protein purification and expression preferred
  • Familiar with standard cloning process
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to Relocation cost reimbursement is not available for this role, local candidates preferred.

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