Research Associate

  • location: Ankeny, IA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $20 - $25 per hour
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Research Associate

Our client, Bayer Crop Science, has an immediate opening for a Research Associate with molecular biology research experience to work in Ankeny, Iowa. This is a 3rd shift work schedule, working 1am - 10am.

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The successful candidate will run routine assays in a fast-paced lab environment according to established protocols in compliance with our ISO Quality Management System. Additional normal daily activities may include the following: maintaining equipment and lab inventory; word/excel data entry and LIMS database management; and submitting routine reports. Contractors may be asked to complete independent projects alongside routine work. Other duties may be required as necessary.

Working hours: 1:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Candidate must be agile and able to operate successfully in team environments to deliver results in a timely manner.



Bachelors degree in area of specialty and 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Preferred candidates will have working knowledge and experience with DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, and RNA handling. Candidates could have experience with multi-channel pipetting, or automated liquid handlers (e.g. Biomek, BioTek, or Tecan).

This is a great opportunity in a positive, innovative work environment where all workers are treated with respect and diversity is accepted.

Bayer Crop Science is an agriculture company focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. They work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. They think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests.

Benefits provided by Randstad include medical, dental, vision insurance; 401k; and holiday pay.

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    Research Associate

  • location: Ankeny, IA
  • job type: Temporary
  • salary: $20 - $25 per hour
  • date posted: 10/22/2019