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Actalent Lab Technician in Johnston, Iowa


  • Conducts routine research laboratory activities

  • Operate small scale production equipment to support the R&D team

  • Identify and suggest improvements in methods, projects, troubleshoots, and unexpected results

  • Producing research experimental results

  • Making high quality DNA fragments using various molecular techniques

  • Extracting DNA with commercial kits

  • Will work with the team to build and quality control vectors to be delivered to numerous customers using lab protocols and training prescribed by the group


DNA extraction, PCR, gel electrophoresis, molecular, LIMS, Laboratory

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in biology, microbiology, or a related field

  • Experience working in a lab environment and liquid handlers

  • Self motivated, vast attention to detail, organizational skills

  • Great communication

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.