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Actalent Lab Technician in Johnston, Iowa


  • Main responsibility will be sample extractions Pipetting of reagents; taking three different tubes with different reagents solutions to make a bulk master mix sample. Putting master mix samples onto 96 well PCR plate with DNA traits. May help with running the PCR and some computer work May help with storing plates in the 'blue' boxes that are put into a freezer for 1 month; will also discard old samples. Understanding of SOPs

  • Skills:

  • Lab Technician, Pipetting, PCR, reagents, DNA extractions, assays, life sciences, biology, plant, genetics

  • Top Skills Details:

  • Lab Technician, Pipetting, PCR, reagents, DNA extractions, assays, life sciences, biology, plant, genetics

Skills & Qualifications:

  • AA or BS in Life Science or related degree. Needs to know how to pipette! Ideally looking for candidates with a Molecular Biology background with familiarity with PCR and DNA Extraction

  • Experience Level:

  • Entry Level

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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