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Aerotek Assistant Scientist in Kansas City, Missouri

PCR Assistant Scientist Position's Open - Immediate Hire - Paying up to 23.00/hr


The Laboratory Technician position will perform technically based tasks and laboratory experimentation according to established protocols and SOPs. The primary assignments will support clinical laboratory activities including COVID-19 testing. Other duties include research and development testing of diagnostic equipment for a range of infectious disease assays. Daily duties include receiving and logging in samples, data entry, updating the laboratory information management system, extracting samples, and performing analysis.

Top Skills Details:

1) PCR experience to include: plating, streaking, running assays, creating reports with findings

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


  • BS degree in a scientific discipline

  • 1 year experience (open to academic research institutes, academic exp, or clinical exp)

  • receiving specimens

  • prepping specimens- plating cells, streaking cells, performing extractions

  • entering patient information into a database

  • PC Skills- microsoft suite, LIMS

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Must be a team player, multitasker

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

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