Research Associate (Mid)

Chesterfield, Montana, United States

Job Reference 1190441

Location Chesterfield, Montana, United States

Industry Process - Life Science

Function Other

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 19, 2023

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major chemical clients to seek a Research Associate to join them in Chesterfield, MO on an initial 12-month contract position.

The position is in Precision Genomics-Genome and Marker Design team, reporting to the Genome Wide Marker Selection Lead.

  • This Contractor role will support the logistics for Genome Wide Marker projects with tasks including seed and tissue logistics, sample prep including DNA extraction and quantitation,
  • Working with large data sets in Excel (experience in R is a plus), assisting with analysis of large sets of genotyping (allelic variation) data within internal data systems and assisting with process documentation.
  • Attention to detail, strong work ethic, sense of urgency, excellent communication skills, good organizational skills are a must for this position.



  • BS or BA in Science field
  • Molecular biology lab experience in DNA extraction and PCR (experience with automation is a plus)
  • Data Science acumen with proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.


Desired skills:

  • Strong preference for candidates with experience with R or Spotfire
  • Experience with sequencing data, genotyping data and analysis

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