Biologist (Entry)

Chesterfield, Missouri, United States

Job Reference 1236556

Location Chesterfield, Missouri, United States

Industry Process - Life Science

Function Other

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 3, 2024

Airswift is looking for a Biologist to work with a major company on a 6-month contract in Chesterfield, MO
DUTIES:
  • Assist scientists with experiment design, set-up, monitoring and data collection for greenhouse, laboratory, and controlled environment studies.
  • With limited supervision, they will assist in treatment application, planting/processing/disposal of plants/pathogens per USDA guidelines, and training of new team members.
  • Be a vital part of daily research activities, collecting/recording data and assisting in other tasks to facilitate timely completion of projects.
  • Contribute to maintaining a clean and compliant laboratory, greenhouse and/or controlled environment chamber.
  • Attend and participate in group and project meetings. Assist with scheduling and developing complex timelines. Provide timely and frequent communication regarding any updates, changes, or issues that arise.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-project team environment and collaborate with colleagues to achieve goals, as well as work independently. May be responsible for leading independent projects.
  • Reports to a manager and works under the guidance of several Scientists. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks and a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES:
  • BA/BS, with 1-2 years of greenhouse and/or laboratory agricultural testing experience preferred.
  • The successful candidate will be meticulous, have a strong work ethic, be team-oriented and take direction well.
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