The Dow Chemical Company
Dow AgroSciences has an exciting job opportunity in the Marker Assisted Breeding Laboratory as a
DNA Extraction Technician
The Marker Assisted Breeding lab interfaces with field stations and partner laboratories across the world to provide DNA based analytical support for the seeds business. The team’s efforts are critical for the advancement of materials through the Variety Development Program and incorporating value added traits into DAS germplasm. The scope of impact spans across 9 different crop platforms and requires high levels of collaborative project support as well as consultation. The team has contributed to the successful launch of several seed products including SmartStax Corn, Refuge Advanced Corn, PowerCore Corn, Widestrike 3 Cotton, Healthy Oils in Canola and Sunflower as well as many new trait packages, including Enlist, that are critical to our commercial product longevity. Our team is proud of our high throughput automation systems that allow us to meet the ambitious growth goals of our company. We maintain a state of the art DNA extraction facility and were the first industry-based laboratory to miniaturize genotyping in a 1536 well format.
This position is located in Indianapolis, IN, USA. The qualified candidate should be able to work from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Friday and be amenable to a flexible work arrangement in the future if the nature of the work deems it appropriate.
Summary of Position Requirements
The MABL DNA Extraction sub-group is currently recruiting an enthusiastic Molecular Biology Technician to support nucleic acid research. Qualified candidates will be required to use technical and analytical skills to apply molecular biology techniques with a strong concentration on nucleic acid extraction using a variety of automation tools in a high throughput setting. Additionally, the candidates will be instrumental in development and implementation of new technologies to accelerate the use of high throughput nucleic acid extraction for molecular analysis.
Dow AgroSciences discovers, develops, and brings to market crop protection and plant biotechnology solutions for the growing world. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Dow AgroSciences is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and had annual global sales of $6.4 billion in 2015. Learn more at
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