Job Description

Plant Tissue Culture Technician
Job Number: 19-02652
Join the Eclaro Team! Eclaro is looking for a Plant Tissue Culture Technician for our client in  Research Triangle Park, NC. This is a contract position located at our client's site.
Eclaro's client is a leading component manufacturer with a portfolio of oil and gas, chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals. Their customer base includes many diverse industries and markets, including pharmaceutical, aerospace, textile, construction and automotive industries.  If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting the daily activities following Stewardship and safety guidelines
  • Preparation of plant tissue culture media and stock solutions are also expected
  • The incumbent will also be responsible for properly documenting and maintaining high-quality data through the use of databases and/or LIMS in addition to a properly maintained notebook
  • The individuals will also be expected to actively participate in activities within and outside their area of expertise, including supporting plant production and screening in greenhouse and field environments when needed.
  • The candidates should possess knowledge of aseptic techniques and plant tissue culture methods and practices, as well as general understanding and application of scientific principles, theories and concepts in the field of plant tissue culture and transformation.
Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Biology, Plant biotechnology, plant science, or related field or an AAS degree in same with 3 years of experience working in the plant science field.
  • Recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
  • Hands-on experience in initiating and maintaining plant cell cultures, and familiarity with different plant transformation technologies.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in preparing plant tissue culture media.
  • Ability to follow protocols and to effectively communicate results in both written and oral forms.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work on diverse teams and to actively participate in collaborative efforts.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision.

Preferred Experience:
  • Experience in plant transformation of multiple crop species
  • Experience and/or knowledge of current non-GM methodologies and strategies in development of trait product
  • Demonstrated compliance with Stewardship requirements, and working in a safe and regulatory compliant manner.

If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested you may contact:
Andrea Abanador   

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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