Research Associate - DNA Extraction/Sequencing

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.

About Kelly Services®

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