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Kelly Services Research Associate - DNA Extraction/Sequencing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Title: Research Associate

Philadelphia, 19146

2 Year Contract

Shift: 9am-5pm


  • DNA extraction and sequencing

  • Associated pipetting, filtering, and sample preparation

  • Measure pure analyte and environmental samples.

  • Data documentation - required to keep meticulous lab book records.

  • Create a database of all of the above measurement results.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in a science related study (ideally biological sciences -biochemistry, cellular or molecular biology, microbiology)

  • Experience: 3-5 years experience – Clinical research/medical device

  • Experience with the following sample prep kits is a big plus:

  • QiaGen: DNeasy Powersoil Kit16

  • Claremont Bio: OmniLyse® Cell Lysis Kit17

  • Claremont Bio: PureLyse® Bacterial gDNA Extraction Kit18

  • Zymo: Quick-DNA Fecal/Soil Microbe Kits19

  • Zymo: Quick-RNA Fecal/Soil Microbe Microprep20

  • Zymo: TerraLyzer 21

  • Zymo: RotaPrep MonoLyser22

  • Claremont BioL: SimplePrep® X8 Instrument23

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—

providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world

a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.