Lab Technician - Agriculture Industry in Johnston, IA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Johnston, IA
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    822043

Job Description


Lab Tech Position for someone with a Green Thumb 


Qualifications:

A great opportunity for an Agriculture major or anyone that has skills or experience with plant development.

Working closely with guidance from supervisor, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Assist technical personnel in general laboratory operations and routine laboratory in support of scientific research.
  • Will be performing tasks according to accepted methods and training prescribed by the work group.
  • Use your experience on plant embryo rescue and with tissue culture environment is highly desired.
  • Able to spot deviations from standard protocols and initiate corrective actions working closely with peers and supervisors.

Daily duties:

  • Able to work in a laboratory and support activities in the green house
  • Prepare tissue culture media
  • Receive and track material
  • Rescue plant embryos
  • Cultivate geminated embryos
  • Record data and keep track of process execution
  • Get some regular exercise with some physical lifting and work in varying ergonomic environments.

 This position will not be on the market long, interviews are taking place next week – don’t miss out - send a resume for immediate consideration to lreno@apexlifesciences.com or give us a call at (515)440-6447.