Life Science is a great career choice, and this is your opportunity to join Neogen Corporation, a leader in the field of Food Safety and Animal Safety Products. GeneSeek is a Neogen subsidiary, and is the leading provider of DNA testing for Animal Agribusiness. We are uniquely positioned with a vast array of scientific applications and solutions, and expertise and experience, to help satisfy growing global demand! Neogen is growing, continuing to meet the needs of our customers and expectations of our investors. • Forbes has repeatedly named us to its annual list of Best Small Companies in the U.S. • Fortune named us to the list of 100 Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. You could become a major contributor to our growth and success. Life Science is a dynamic and interesting field with many challenges and opportunities. If you feel you have the skills and qualifications for this exciting position, we look forward to hearing from you! Performs laboratory tests to conduct research efforts in developing new genomics services and diagnostics tests for the Agricultural Biotechnology Industry through a variety of scientific techniques, instrumentation, and disciplines by performing the following duties. •Generates and analyzes data from a variety of laboratory techniques and genomic instrumentation.•Make and QC all critical reagents (buffers, solutions, solvent mixtures) used in SNP genotyping programs.•Development of nucleic acid reagents used in internal and external research programs.•Assists with the development and maintenance of R&D standard operating procedures.•Together with Research and Development Director evaluate new genomic technology platforms•Performs validation studies to replicate results and to verify results with industry or scientific literature standards.•Maintains laboratory notebooks, archives, and sample repository.•Maintain good working relationship with lab personnel.•Adheres to industry and government standards regarding safe handling of materials.•Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
BS in life sciences discipline such as Agriculture, Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Genetics, etc. is required. Training and demonstrated experience in molecular biology lab techniques. Graduate degree (M.S.) in animal breeding/genetics, diagnostic testing, or genomic analysis is strongly preferred. Ability to handle large data sets in Excel and/or previous experience with PERL or R is a plus.Why Lincoln NE? Lincoln, Nebraska has earned a reputation as one of the Midwests most beloved cities. Home to fine culinary and artistic treasures; a budding live music scene; breathtaking parks, golf courses and trails; and a friendly Midwestern attitude, Lincoln offer the exhilaration of a big city and the serenity of the countryside all in one place.