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Molecular Biologist - Microbiology Expertise

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Company Name
Kelly Services
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

Molecular Biologist – Microbiology Expertise – Lemont, IL

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Molecular Biologist to work onsite with our client in Lemont, Illinois.

OVERVIEW. This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers:

+ Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

+ Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

+ Microbiology:

+ Prepare media

+ Utilize sterile techniques to culture E. knock-out strains in LB and M9 medium supplemented with compounds

+ Generate stocks for long-term storage of plasmids and catalogue strains

+ Molecular Biology:

+ Conduct gene-knockouts in E. coli

+ Perform and conduct targeted chromosomal knockouts using fragments

+ Transform plasmid DNA into E. using heat-shock or electroporation techniques

+ Carry out cell plating for the recovery of successful transformants

+ Utilize plasmid prep techniques to perform DNA extraction and purification of plasmid DNA

+ Generate competent cells

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ At least 2 years of relevant experience

+ Supervisory experience and ability to synthesize data and prepare manuscripts of research results


Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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