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Associate Director, HTS and Assay Development

Kelly Services
Seattle, WA 98194
**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


**Overview**


This position will lead a High Throughput Screening (HTS)/Robotics team at with one of our clients, commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company based in Seattle.


**Responsibilities**


+ Assay development and for managing routine Structure-Activity Relationship assays.

+ Data processing and management.

+ Compound inventory and distribution.

+ HTS and robotics & chemical library management.

+ Maintaining an orderly and safe work environment.

+ Using good judgement, take appropriate precautions and follow prescribed safety. measures ensuring safety in the laboratory.


**Qualifications**


+ PhD with 10+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry.

+ Experience running a HTS laboratory.

+ A successful history of managing laboratory personnel.

+ Experience configuring and programming robotic systems.

+ Fundamental understanding of biology/engineering/physics as it relates to robotics. equipment, biochemical reactions, assay readout instrumentation, liquid handling and HTS.

+ Assay development experience.

+ Defining assay parameters & optimizing protocols.

+ Experience with biochemical and cell-based assays.

+ Experience with the fundamentals of enzyme kinetics and protein binding kinetics are required.

+ Ability to build/design custom auxiliary devices for robotic systems and/or write custom code are considered an asset.

+ Data management experience.

+ Experience working with databases (i.e. Excel, Access, SQL Server, Oracle), hands-on experience with Abase is a plus.

+ Programming with Visual Basic for Applications in Excel.

+ Experience procuring compound libraries.

+ Ability to manage compound inventories (screening libraries and/or in-house chemical collections).

+ Good communication and interpersonal skills

+ Detail oriented


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-05-24 Expires: 2021-07-24

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Kelly Services
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