Cell Biology Scientist I
Posted on: November 11, 2019
A Cell Biology Scientist I role in Durham, NC is now available
through Adecco Medical and Science. In this role, we are looking
for someone to carry out plant reproductive biology research. The
successful applicant will be a self-motivated individual with
excellent interpersonal skills who enjoys working in a dynamic,
collaborative team environment. She or he will also have a strong
scientific background in Biology, developmental and reproductive
Biology, in particular cell culture and doubled haploid, preferably
in a crop plant, and will be flexible enough to be able to work on
different assignments as needed.
Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to design and carry
out innovative experiments and to be creative and inventive. In
this role, they will be asked to independently and effectively plan
and execute experiments, interpret, report and present results,
maintain accurate experimental records according to company
policies with outstanding attention to detail, and share results
with team members and other scientists in a timely fashion. They
will also be expected to contribute new ideas, propose new
projects, and manage laboratory activities of others if necessary.
They will be expected to make discoveries and inventions, file
patents and publish manuscripts.
The work is expected to be 80% at the lab bench, 5% on the
computer, 5% in meetings and 10% in the greenhouse. Some weekend
work may be needed. This is a 6-month+ contract role starting
The responsibilities of the Cell Biology Scientist include:
Duties and Responsibilities
Work independently and under limited supervision to provide support
and leadership in plant reproductive biology research projects.
Propose, design, and carry out experiments.
Ensure that all assignments are carried out effectively and
Propose and invent new approaches to existing research
This work will require competence in multiple techniques, including
donor plant quality, light and/or confocal microscopy, molecular
biology, biochemistry, plant cell, tissue culture and
The work requires dedication and flexibility. Interest and
experience in all of these areas will be required.
Additionally, knowledge, experience, and interest in plant
physiology, cell biology, developmental and reproductive biology,
and biotechnology (including GM and gene editing) would be
Qualifications (Education, Certifications and/or Experience)
Ph.D. in Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Genetics, Plant
Biotechnology or related field; or MS with 5 years relevant
Knowledge of modern biology laboratory techniques in plant cell,
tissue culture and transformation; and available
computational/analytical tools in molecular biology, genetics,
development, and biotechnology required.
Knowledge of modern laboratory techniques in physiology and
Knowledge of modern agricultural challenges and historical
Experience independently planning and executing research in plant
cell, tissue culture and transformation.
Demonstrated problem-solving ability in the context of plant
Analytical and communication skills in interpreting and presenting
Demonstrated experience in working effectively as a member of a
dynamic technical team.
Flexibility in handling new job assignments and achieve results in
a rapidly changing work environment.
High level of personal integrity, which means faithfully executes
of experiments and documents mistakes or variations in the
procedure that may impact results, appropriate documents results,
observes safety procedures.
Demonstrated capacity to think quickly and independently, and to be
creative and inventive.
If you are interested in this Cell Biology Scientist role in
Durham, NC, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities
available at Adecco Medical & Science please go to
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