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Kelly Services Microbiology Lab Technician in Topeka, Kansas

Kelly Scientific is seeking a temp to hire Microbiology Lab Technician in Topeka, KS!

Shift: Tuesday through Saturday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Compensation: $15/hour

This individual will screen for genetic conditions not seen in a newborn baby until the baby is in physical or neurological distress. The conditions tested for include, but may not be limited to: Amino Acid disorders (including Phenylketonuria and Maple Syrup Urine Disease), Fatty Acid conditions, Organic Acid conditions, Hemoglobinopathies, Galactosemia, Biotinidase deficiency, Congenital Hypothyroidism, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Lysosomal Storage Disorders and Cystic Fibrosis. This individual will also learn the blood metals screening procedures with ICP


  • Must pay extreme attention to details.

  • Evaluate and prepare samples for analytical screening.

  • Perform and coordinate complex biochemical and immunological analyses to detect infants at risk for genetic disorders.

  • Cross train in all instrumentation and methodologies in the Neonatal Chemistry Laboratory. This includes, but is not limited to High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) , Digital Microfluidic Assay (DMF), Electrospray Ionization Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry (ESI-TQD-MS/MSMS), Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS).


  • Bachelor’s in Biology or related field

  • Must have taken 6 credit hours of Biology courses, 6 credit hours of Chemistry courses, and 12 credit hours of a combined total of Biology, Chemistry or Medical Technology.

  • Knowledge of PCR, ELISA, and HPLC preferred

Interested in a rewarding position? Apply now!

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)