Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $1 billion in annual revenues and 135,000 employees across 190 sites in 36 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for a Microbiologist to support our Professional Scientific Staffing group in Richmond, VA.
Microbiologist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
·Perform tissue culture and molecular biology laboratory experimental duties including solution and media preparation, plant tissue culture, molecular cloning and other lab procedures following predefined protocols
The ideal candidate would possess :
·Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
·Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
·Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
Basic Minimum Qualifications :
·Science based Bachelor's degree (microbiology, molecular biology, biology, chemistry) or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
·Experience with media and solution preparation
·1 – 3 years of plant, microbiology or biology experience
·Ability to perform basic calculations
·Some basic molecular biology experience working with PCR, DNA extraction, aseptic techniques etc
·Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Richmond, Virginia are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.
To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our website www.lancasterlabs.com.
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
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