scientist i

at Randstad US in north chicago, Illinois, United States

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scientist i.

+ north chicago , illinois

+ posted november 14, 2023

job details


+ $32 – $37.35 per hour

+ contract

+ bachelor degree

+ category life, physical, and social science occupations

+ reference46911

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As the largest staffing and recruitment agency in the world, we can commit to finding you the perfect role that gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in the life sciences arena. Utilizing a recruiter for your job search gives you access to a large network of top employers as well as detailed information about hundreds of positions. A current top partnership with a research-driven biopharmaceutical company is known as a powerhouse that aims to develop treatments for difficult-to-cure diseases. This renowned employer has created 32 products, including Humira and Lupron, that have highly impacted lives across the globe. If you’re looking to stand out in your field and lead the way to innovative therapies, this position is for you!

location: North Chicago, Illinois

job type: Contract

salary: $32.00 – 37.35 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


+ Perform CRISPR/Cas9 and CRISPR/Cas12a functional genomics research based on lentiviral and RNP delivery methods

+ Participate in cross-functional target identification and validation projects to support early drug discovery efforts in oncology and neuroscience

+ Develop cell-based functional assays using cell lines.

+ Perform arrayed and pooled CRISPR screens using fluorescent cell sorting

+ Perform Molecular Biology techniques such as PCR and NGS library generation.

+ Collaborate extensively with scientists across diverse functional and therapeutic areas in a matrixed research environment

+ Communicate and present project designs and results clearly, both to individual stakeholders and in group settings


+ Bachelors or Masters in Molecular biology, Cell biology, or in a related discipline with expertise in immortalized cells.

+ Experience in molecular biology techniques, such as PCR and NGS library synthesis, is required.

+ Experience in in vitro cell culture and development of cell-based assays is required.

+ Experience in transfection, nucleofection, and lentiviral transduction is highly desirable.

+ Ability to learn new skills and them in a fast-paced research environment is a must

+ Creativity, problem-solving, and attention to details are required

+ Strong communication and collaboration skills are essential. Ability to work independently as well as in a team is a must.

skills: Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Assay Development, Assay Method, Assay Verification, Biology, In Vitro, Cell Cultures

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate’s education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

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Job Posting: JC251556941

Posted On: Nov 27, 2023

Updated On: Dec 11, 2023

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