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Associate Scientist, Cell Manufacturing and Process Development

Kelly Services
Pasadena, CA 91116
**If you are interested, please send you resume to Meredith.Fortener@KellyScientific.com**


Location: Pasadena


Contract Length: 9 months-possibility to convert to direct hire role


**The Associate Scientist, Cell Manufacturing and Process Development:** will perform a broad range of tasks associated with the manufacture of cells for use in clinical and developmental studies.


+ Work as part of the team to execute Process Development Activities, plan and execute laboratory studies in order to support process development, characterization or process improvements

+ Adheres to laboratory quality systems, batch records, SOPs, and cGMP regulations. Accurately completes documentation associated with development activities and sample analysis and records experiments in electronic lab notebook.

+ Develops and executes protocols related to cell culture, processing and other activities as needed

+ Assist with Technical Transfer of methods and procedures to the Cell Manufacturing department

+ Perform analytical assays (ddPCR, CFU assay, Flow cytometry) to assist with Process development

+ Drafts and reviews Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Batch Records, technical reports, and other documents for processes, equipment and test assays.

+ Assists with testing and evaluation of new Equipment and commissioning.

+ Assists with routine maintenance of scientific instrumentation, and equipment as required.

+ Maintains current training status for all applicable activities.

+ Provides feedback to Lead Scientist and Manager

+ Presents experimental data at departmental or project meetings

+ Works well in a team environment, collaborates well with various colleagues in other groups such as Bioanalytics, QA and Operations

+ Ensures high safety standards are adhered to as governed by local, state and federal regulations, laws and policies as well as policies and directives


**Experience**


+ 2+ years experience in cell /gene therapy processing, familiarity with HSC is a plus

+ Experience with analytical methods to characterize in process and final cell product samples (gene marking, CFU assay, flow cytometry)

+ At least three years laboratory experience in biomedical research or a clinical laboratory with an emphasis on GMP practices, validation and execution of Laboratory SOPs and QC/QA practices. Experience in cellular biology, Immunology, Hematology and/or Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cell Biology (HSPC) preferred.

+ Experience in cell enrichment, culture, and cryopreservation of human HSPCs


**Education**


+ BS/MA in life sciences (Cellular Biology, Immunology, or Biomedical)

+ Familiarity with GMP Manufacturing processes and working within a controlled environment


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**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: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-05-30

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