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CTG PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNICIAN in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Title: PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNICIAN

Location: US-NC-Research Triangle Park

Job Number: 19203361

Computer Task is seeking a Plant Tissue Culture Technician for their client in Research Triangle Park, NC for a nine month contract.

Description:

We are currently looking for a motivated team player experienced in the areas of plant transformation and plant growth and development.

The candidates should possess knowledge of aseptic techniques and plant tissue culture methods and practices, as well as general understanding and application of scientific principles, theories and concepts in the field of plant tissue culture and transformation.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting the daily activities following Stewardship and safety guidelines. Preparation of plant tissue culture media and stock solutions are also expected. The incumbent will also be responsible for properly documenting and maintaining high-quality data through the use of databases and/or LIMS in addition to a properly maintained notebook. The individuals will also be expected to actively participate in activities within and outside their area of expertise, including supporting plant production and screening in greenhouse and field environments when needed.

Qualifications required:

• BS degree in Biology, Plant biotechnology, plant science, or related field or an AAS degree in same with 3 years of experience working in the plant science field. The client recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

• Hands-on experience in initiating and maintaining plant cell cultures, and familiarity with different plant transformation technologies.

• Knowledge and/or experience in preparing plant tissue culture media.

• Ability to follow protocols and to effectively communicate results in both written and oral forms.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively work on diverse teams and to actively participate in collaborative efforts.

• Ability to work under limited supervision.

Qualifications Preferred:

• Experience in plant transformation of multiple crop species

• Experience and/or knowledge of current non-GM methodologies and strategies in development of trait product

• Demonstrated compliance with Stewardship requirements, and working in a safe and regulatory compliant manner.

Additional Description

Must have "Sterile" Plant Tissue background and at least 1 year of experience working in the plant science field. Bill rate not to exceed $27 per hour. Pay rate is up to supplier. Responsible for conducting daily activities following Stewardship and safety guidelines. Preparation of plant tissue culture media and stock solutions. Carefully documenting and maintaining high-quality data through the use of databases and/or LIMS in addition to a properly maintained notebook. The individuals will also be expected to actively participate in activities within and outside their area of expertise, including supporting plant production and screening in greenhouse and field environments when needed. Qualifications required: • Degree in Biology, Sterile Plant Tissue Plant biotechnology, plant science, or related field. The Client recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent. • Hands-on experience in initiating and maintaining plant cell cultures, and familiarity with different plant transformation technologies. • Experience in preparing plant tissue culture media. • Ability to follow protocols and to effectively communicate results in both written and oral forms.

Please apply below or email roberta.allegrino@ctg.com

Qualifications:

CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

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.

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