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Environmental Research Associate

Des Moines DOE p/h Contract

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct diverse laboratory tests for evaluating seed quality and crop viability across various plant species.

  • Adhere strictly to standardized procedures and protocols to ensure precise and consistent experimental results.

  • Manage and optimize laboratory conditions including temperature, humidity, and lighting to create reliable testing environments.

  • Gather, document, and analyze data on germination rates, growth patterns, and relevant parameters using appropriate software.

  • Utilize advanced statistical techniques to analyze test results and extract meaningful insights.

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, including agronomists, researchers, and product developers, to contribute to innovative germination techniques and seed treatment methods.

  • Identify and troubleshoot experimental issues, offering suitable solutions to maintain data integrity and reliable results.


  • Biology, Chemistry, Horticulture, Environmental Science or any life science related bachelor's degree required

  • Microsoft Office Proficiency

  • Ability to work in a team setting

Contact our Recruiter:

For more information about the role and to express your interest, you can reach out to our recruiter, Zhanri, directly:


Phone: 617.284.4255

About Harba Solutions:

Harba Solutions is a leading scientific staffing firm operating across a range of scientific industries including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, contract research organizations, and agricultural sciences. With a substantial network of qualified scientific candidates and ongoing interactions with emerging talents, we specialize in effectively placing scientific professionals in roles encompassing laboratories, chemistry, biology, and quality-focused disciplines, to name a few. Backed by strategic investors, our core values of commitment, work ethic, team and self-ownership, craft mastery, and pursuit of success shape our mission. Explore the opportunities at Harba Solutions and become part of the evolution of scientific staffing.

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