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Oxford Solutions, Inc. Molecular Biologist in Durham, North Carolina

Molecular Biologist


Posted:01/13/20212021-01-132021-02-15Employment Type:contractJob Number:21676

Job Description

Opening with our client for a Molecular Biologist.

Pay Rate:23-26/hrLooking for someone with solid experience with Next Gen DNA sequencingYou will assist with generation of next generation sequencing (NGS) data to support crop trait discovery and molecular breeding projects. The selected candidate will work within a small team to develop NGS methods, optimize and implement for diverse projects.Responsibilities

  • Responsible for performing various molecular biology protocol steps comprising of DNA isolation, library preparation, Illumina and Nanopore based sequencing.

  • Record and summarize sample preparation steps in a laboratory notebook

  • Ensure compliance to Safety and Stewardship programs


  • Bachelor's degree with minimum of 2 years of relevant experience with DNA sequencing within a research laboratory

  • Experience in the field of molecular biology providing next gen sequencing

  • Creative and flexible thinking while maintaining attention to organizational detail

  • Proficient verbal, written, and presentation skills.

  • Experience with next gen sequencing library construction

  • Ability to troubleshoot and optimize DNA sequencing library construction protocols

  • Experience with long read DNA sequencing technologies will be a differentiating capability

Molecular Biologist - 21676

Additional Information

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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