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Kelly Services Biologist in Chesterfield, Missouri

Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary opportunity to work as an Biologist for one of the largest Pharmaceutical companies in the world in Chesterfield, MO .

This is a 6-month contract position at 40 hours per week.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “submit now” button below to submit your resumes.

Job Details:

  • A BS/MS biologist or at least 2 years lab assay experience is needed with strong technical skills to conduct studies to evaluate the safety of BCS products.

  • Conduct insect bioassays to characterize activity of insecticidal compounds following GLP procedures.

  • Receipt, maintenance and inventory of insect colonies, diets and other lab materials using appropriate electronic systems.

  • Maintenance of agricultural crops in growth chambers/greenhouses.

  • Provide quality control support for data and reports.

  • Ensure general lab/equipment maintenance.

  • Support additional lab activities as needed.

Desired Skills:

  • A fundamental background in related areas of environmental biology, such as entomology or toxicology.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a dynamic team-based environment, strong basic laboratory skills, including pipetting and solution making.

  • Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices, familiarity with aseptic technique, electronic data systems, attention to detail and strong writing skills.

Who will this person work with on a daily basis?

  • A team of study directors entomologists in regulatory and other contractors on the team

Tell me about the team dynamic/culture.

  • Dynamic team with strong technical skills and high attention to detail

What will make this opportunity stand out for potential candidates?

  • Being part of a team that conducts safety assessments for OUR products

What kind of soft skills are you looking for?

  • Great communicator, flexible, high attention to detail

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.