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Application Support Specialist (PCR Instrumentation) - San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
Solana Beach, CA 92075
**Application Support Specialist (PCR Instrumentation) - San Diego, CA**

**Scope of the role:**

We are seeking a motivated Application Scientist to join the Molecular Diagnostic team. This individual will be responsible for technical and application support for our proprietary amplification technology, in particular, our SARS-CoV-2 RNA kit. The Application Scientist will support the sales team and technical services team with any technical/support question that needs further investigation or additional experiments. This role requires expert scientific knowledge as well as technical expertise in molecular biology and assay development. This role requires at least 75% of bench-level work. This role may require some limited travel.


+ Provide technical support for the SARS-CoV-2 RNA kit. Complete on the following instruments: Roche LightCycler 480 II (software version SW 1.5.1), Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Dx (software version 1.4.1), Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 5 (software version 1.5.1), Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 7 Flex (software version 1.3); Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 7 Pro (software version 2.4.3); Agilent AriaMx (software version 1.7.1), or the Agilent Stratagene Mx3005P (software version 4.10) RT-PCR Instruments.

+ Assay/Instrument optimization and analytical validation according to regulatory guidelines on assay validation for molecular diagnostics.

+ Independently design and conduct hands-on experiments to achieve project goals and timeline.

+ Writes compliance documentation associated with investigations, data analyses, and experimental conclusions as required for the QMS.

+ Works in the laboratory with plasma and other biological fluids of human and animal origin.

**Technical** :

+ **B.S., or PhD in Biological Sciences, Bioengineering, or a related field, with 2-8 years of experience in pharma and biotech environment is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, sufficient to successfully perform the job duties as listed above, is acceptable.**

+ **Hands-on experience in molecular biology is preferable, specifically with PCR, RT-PCR,** **and/or other amplification techniques.**

+ **Familiarity with contamination controls in a molecular assay development environment.**

+ **Experience with gold standard PCR Instrumentation.**

+ **Experience writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions**

+ **Prior experience in molecular assay development and in-depth knowledge in assay validation are desirable.**

_For immediate consideration apply today!_

_Questions? Please reach out to Dustin at DUSG877@kellyservices.com_

**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 interestsits 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, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were 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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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. (
Posted: 2021-04-19 Expires: 2021-05-20

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