DuPont Research Associate in Johnston, Iowa

Research Associate (Job Number: 017065W-03)


The Super Vector lab is currently seeking a Research Associate to join their team. The employee will work with the team to build and quality control high quality, high-throughput vectors to be delivered to numerous customers using an assortment of automated equipment.

Using standard, developing, and yet-to-be invented molecular techniques (PCR, restriction fragments, homologous recombination-based assembly and assembly in yeast) and an assortment of automated equipment (liquid handlers, robotic freezers, electrophoresis, fragment analyzers, Echo, QPix) the successful candidate will build and QC high quality, high-throughput DNA vectors to be delivered to numerous end-users.


  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biological Studies or related field such as Plant Science or Biotechnology

  • Experience working in a lab environment is required

  • Cloning experience and/or experience working with automation or LIMS is preferred

  • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, vast attention to detail, and robust organization skills

  • This position requires great communication skills and the ability to work with a team as well as individually

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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