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Aerotek Assistant Biologist in Wareham, Massachusetts

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Position reports to a Biologist I, Biologist II, Research Biologist or Management Designee. Position is expected to perform a variety of routine tasks in support of the conduct of normal laboratory operations. Further, individual is expected to assist in coordinating testing requirements with supporting departments (i.e, chemistry staff, Quality Assurance and reporting).

Job Summary

Performs a variety of routine, laboratory-based procedures. Responsible for understanding and routinely performing Standard Operating Procedures, study specific protocol procedures and other laboratory assignments related to the testing that the individual is routinely associated with. Incumbent is able to apply a collective set of SOPs in order to assist in fully executing a study protocol. Often, duties include recording instrument and apparatus readings, making observations of various biological effects in exposures and compiling study data books. Incumbent will be introduced to mathematical and statistical procedures used to reduce and analyze study data. Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the labs, storage and culture areas including maintenance and calibration of equipment used in any of these settings. May require routine involvement in seawater and/or sediment collection. Assignments are completed with minimal supervision. Assists with organization, direction and training of technicians. Assists in coordinating internal requirements for testing (I.e chemistry support, Quality Assurance, reporting). Employee is responsible for understanding and adhering to all safety and Good Laboratory Practice regulations and company policies.


Biology, ecology, toxicology, lab, statics, algae, plants, insects

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

1) B.S. degree in biology or related field 2) six months of laboratory-based experience or high school education plus at least three years of laboratory experience 3) Excellent communication and writing skills

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.