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 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 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®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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