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PDS Tech Inc Research Associate (Entry) in Chesterfield, Missouri

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Research Associate, in Chesterfield, MO.


  • Candidates must have working knowledge and experience with DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, and RNA handling.

  • Preferred candidates will have experience with multichannel pipetting, automated liquid handlers (e.g. Biomek, Tecan, or Mantis), RT-qPCR, and next gen sequencing protocols.

  • The successful candidate will run routine assays and/or sequencing library construction in a fast-paced lab environment according to established protocols in compliance with our ISO quality management system.

  • Additional normal daily activities may include the following: maintaining equipment and lab inventory; word/excel data entry and LIMS database management; and submitting routine reports.

  • Contractors may be asked to complete independent projects alongside routine work.

  • Other duties may be required as necessary.

  • Candidate must be agile and able to operate successfully in team environments to deliver results in a timely manner.

  • Attention to detail and strong communication skills are required.


Education Requirement(s):

  • The Nucleic Acid Technologies Team is seeking a highly-motivated contractor at the Research Associate-Entry level with strong molecular biology skills.

  • The Nucleic Acid Tech team develops and supports complex sequencing applications and custom gene expression analytics that enable innovative product discovery and development throughout the client Science Division.

  • The successful candidate will support the Nucleic Acid Technologies team by performing molecular biology techniques on samples submitted to the team under the supervision of senior members.

  • Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.