Kelly Services R&D Lab Technician in Johnston, Iowa

Kelly Scientific is looking for a temporary R&D Technician to go to work near Johnston, IA.

Research and Development Technician--First shift

This candidate will work with the team to build quality control vectors to be delivered to numerous customers using an assortment of automated equipment.


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

  • Experience working in a lab environment and liquid handlers with aseptic techniques are preferred

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


  • Making high quality DNA fragments using standard molecular techniques, including PCR and restriction digestion

  • Extracting plasmid DNA with commercial kits

  • Setting up reactions for vector construction and transforming into appropriate strains

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.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.