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CTG Biologist - Genome Biology in Chesterfield, Missouri

Biologist - Genome Biology

Chesterfield, Missouri, United States

Information Technology

Feb 02, 2021Post Date

21200592Requisition #

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  • Duration:12 month contract with possible extension

  • Location:Chesterfield, MO

  • Job Title:Biologist - Genome Biology

  • Pay Rate: $25 - $27hr. DOE

Our client is at the leading edge of using new technologies to harness the genetic potential of entire crop genomes. Genomics and Reproductive Biology is the organization that provides this capability by reimagining plant breeding through constant innovation and passionate execution. We currently have an opening for a Biologist in the Genome Biology

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and tracking experimental data

  • Planting, transplanting, and pollinating plants

  • Harvesting, shelling and counting seed

  • Tissue sampling

  • DNA extractions

  • PCR

  • Chromosome preparation


  • Microscopy

  • Cloning

  • Sequencing and sequence analysis

  • Maintaining detailed record keeping and documentation

  • Use of various IT tools/ team sites to manage day to day work

Required Education:

Minimum of B.S. degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or related natural science required

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Experience growing and caring for plants

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to build strong relationships and networks across teams

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Comfort and willingness to learn new IT tools and systems

Desired Education and Skills:

  • Experience with DNA extraction and PCR

  • Experience with project management

  • Experience with sterile technique and plant tissue culture

  • Experience using a fluorescent microscope

  • Experience with cloning

Additional Information:

• No third party resumes will be accepted

• Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted

• CTG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

• Candidates must currently reside in USA

• Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without restrictions

• CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

• CTG is an E-Verify Company

• All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)

CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) has developed a reputation for responsiveness and reliability - traits that our clients say set us apart - since our founding in 1966. As one team, we create and deliver information and technology solutions that make our clients more successful and cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for information and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India and regularly posts news and other important information online at www.ctg.com.

Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company across many of our global operations.

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

Additional Information

  • Job Function: Biology

  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

  • Work Remote: No

  • Travel: No