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Media Prep Research Associate
Posted on 1/4/2023
Indiana, USA
Experience Level
  • Must be able to follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Skilled in lab organization with attention to detail
  • Aseptic technique, familiarity with common lab tools and equipment
  • Mechanical aptitude and familiarity with sterilizing/cleaning equipment is required
  • Comfortable converting reagent concentrations between molarity and grams per Liter
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs and stand for extended periods of time
  • Adaptability and enthusiasm for new challenges, innate curiosity, and a passion for learning
  • A collaborative mindset that is open to giving and receiving ideas, perspectives, and feedback
  • Ability to work both independently and deliver on responsibilities within a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of individuals and audiences
  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of plant tissue culture media, bacterial culture media and sterile water according to written protocols and SOPs
  • Be familiar with Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals onsite
  • Calibrate and maintain small equipment (pH meters, balances, etc) on a daily basis
  • Use specialized lab equipment for preparation and dispensing of media
  • Use specialized lab equipment for the proper treatment and disposal of biohazardous waste
  • Maintain a clean working environment for plant tissue culture and bacterial culture
  • Involve the manager (as applicable) and safety officer when events and decisions may impact safety, or production
  • Ensure appropriate levels of glassware inventory in all areas of operations
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge in science and/or agriculture
  • Experience with media preparation
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
Inari Agriculture

201-500 employees

Plant breeding technology company
Company Overview
Inari is on a mission to transform agriculture and its impact on society and the environment. Inari's platform combines biological and data sciences to create approaches that significantly reduce the land, water, and other inputs required to produce food and feed.
  • Health insurance package
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Company Social Events
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
Company Core Values
  • Ambitiously grounded: We embrace challenges and are willing to take risks to deliver high impact results.
  • Collaborative innovators: We are curious explorers who believe collaboration can overcome limitations and expedite success.
  • Stewards of our planet: We hold ourselves accountable for the footprint that we create and strive to protect the earth for future generations.