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Environmental Lab Tech

Des Moines 20 - 22 p/h Contract

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform insect midgut dissection/collection in support of research and development.
  • Identify and suggest improvements in methods, plan projects of limited duration and scope, and troubleshoot when erroneous or unexpected results occur.
  • Interacting regularly with LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and automated equipment such as liquid handlers and robotic freezers.
  • Producing research experimental results, or information/data management results, or assembling and configuring small-scale production equipment and control systems utilizing various techniques.
  • Effectively documenting findings and communicating results.


  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biological Studies, or related fields such as Plant Science or Biotechnology is preferred.
  • Experience working in a lab environment and liquid handlers with aseptic techniques are preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, practice vast attention to detail, and possess robust organizational skills.
  • This position requires great communication skills and the ability to work with a team and individually.
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