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R&D Tissue Culture Lab Technician

  2019-12-06     Fall Creek Farm & Nursery     39318 Jasper-Lowell Road     DOE   

We are looking for exceptional talent to join our growing Team!

Do you love blueberries? For 40 years, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® has cultivated exceptional blueberry plants for customers all over the globe. We propagate, grow, sell, and ship millions of plants every single year. Our products are second to none, in part, because we have high standards, superb growing conditions, and most importantly, good people.

If this sounds like a company that you want to be a part of, we have an immediate opening for:

R&D Tissue Culture Lab Technician

As our R&D Tissue Culture (TC) Lab Technician, you will be responsible for the R&D Plant TC Lab processes. This position requires knowledge of plant tissue culture techniques, extreme attention to detail, and the ability to accurately record data, to meet rigorous quality and documentation standards. The R&D TC Lab Tech reports to the Molecular Lab Manager and will work closely with members from other departments such as the TC Lab, R&D, and nursery.

This position is in a Plant Laboratory setting, and requires manual dexterity, knowledge of aseptic techniques, and the use of microscopes to evaluate and manipulate plant material. The R&D Tissue Culture Lab Technician also requires advanced training or courses in biology, botany, or related discipline, as well as +1-year experience working in a biology laboratory setting.

Main Responsibilities:

• Responsible for R&D plant tissue culture lab process.

• Assists with the optimization of R&D plant TC protocols and participates in the development of new R&D TC lab processes.

• Responsible for registering plant material and ensuring accurate records for all lab processes are kept up to date.

• Coordinates timelines for R&D TC lab processes for the timely delivery of plants to the R&D Team.

• Assists with the collection of R&D plant material from the field using established protocols to initiate new culture lines.

• Assists in training other employees to perform established protocols.

To apply for this position, please apply Careers page:

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, and profit-sharing plan. This position requires an executed confidentiality and non-solicitation agreement upon hire. Employment offers are contingent on meeting our drug testing, background and reference check standards.

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® is located just outside of Eugene in a beautiful country setting. We have been serving the needs of commercial fruit growers, nursery stock growers and garden centers throughout the world since 1978. EO

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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