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Associate Research Scientist

Kelly Services
Lawrence, NJ 08648
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as an **Associate Research Scientist** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Lawrenceville, NJ**

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**Job Title: Associate Research Scientist**

**Pay: $33.50 per hour**

**Job description:**

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic associate to join the Pre-Sampling team in the Translational Medicine group in Lawrenceville, NJ. This contract position will involve direct handling and processing of highly valuable clinical specimens from our external collaborators as well as tracking work in a laboratory inventory management system (LIMS). In addition, the role will involve coordinating sample intake, handling and entering complex patient metadata sets from our collaborators into the LIMS database, as well as providing detailed patient reports to project leads regarding study enrollment.

The ideal candidate would have experience and/or knowledge in any of these methods and techniques:

Isolation of PBMCs and plasma from whole blood, tissue processing (fresh, frozen and FFPE).

Experience with cell enrichment (e.g. bead based sorting)

Basic cell culture skills

Sample tracking software tools (LIMS)

Database management and basic analysis and statistics using visualization software

Project/study management/clinical study design

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for an entry-level scientist to gain valuable experience and insight in the immuno-oncology space and will work closely with top scientists and engineers in their field.

**Qualifications / Essential Skills and Requirements**

BS/MS in Biology, Molecular Biology or related field with 1-3 years of laboratory experience

A self-starter, who is/can become technically proficient in a diverse set of techniques and assays with a focus on quality and speed, and will meticulously follow internal SOPs

Highly detailed and meticulous, high standards of data entering and QC

Must be highly adaptive to changing timelines and goals

Must be comfortable taking on complex tasks with minimal direct supervision

An excellent multitasker with an ability to be level-headed in a fast paced lab setting

Team-oriented and comfortable working in a highly dynamic matrix environment across different locations

Good basic lab skills required (pipetting, balances, etc.)

Advanced skills in Excel and statistical/visualization software is a plus

Prior experience working with patient samples (i.e. FFPE tissue, Fresh/Frozen tissue, blood) or working in a CLIA/GCLP/clinical environment is a plus

Must be comfortable and able to work with human derived samples and potentially biohazardous/infectious material

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**_Kelly Services is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world._**

**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

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**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. 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: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-22

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