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Associate Scientist - San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Associate Scientist, San Diego, CA**

Exiting opportunity for an Associate Scientist with one of our top clients in San Diego, Celgene!

**Summary/Scope:** The Protein Homeostasis Thematic Center of Excellence (PH TCoE) is seeking an experienced scientist for a temp position. The successful candidate should have experience in drug discovery and in vitro pharmacology with expertise in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Techniques. He/she will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment to use cell-based assays in support of pre-clinical drug discovery programs including small molecules discovery as clinical development candidates (DCs).

Protein Homeostasis at Celgene

The PH TCoE at Celgene is one of the fundamental research and early development engines delivering therapeutics to patients. As a thematic center, the PH TCoE is agnostic to therapeutic modality or disease area. The group integrates discovery research through translational and early clinical development and focuses on numerous aspects of protein homeostasis including the ubiquitin-proteasome system (UPS), protein translation, and RNA processing and stability. This thematic focus allows the group to capitalize on the cutting edge science that underpins the action of the company's most advanced drugs. Not being bound by disease area or therapeutic modality creates a very dynamic, exciting and creative environment that exploits excellent science in biology, biochemistry, structural biology, computational biology and translational development.

**Typical Schedule/Shift:** 1st shift, Mon.-Fri., 8am to 5pm (some flexibility in start/end times). Weekend work & OT = Candidates should be open to it. It's only occasionally needed. 100% onsite work.

**Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:**

+ Independently design and conduct cell-based, biochemical and immunoassay development with minimal supervision.

+ Maintain and characterize various cancer cell lines to support drug discovery.

+ Perform compound profiling studies using in vitro assays, import and organize data in database, and report results to the supervisor and the project team.

+ Use automation and perform assay miniaturization to increase throughput of cell-based assays, perform moderate to high throughput screening of compound library and validate hits for SAR studies.

+ Process and analyze large and complex data sets, report results in a well-organized and easy-to- interpret manner.

+ Support MoA studies to enable the project team to identify lead candidates, help design in vivo efficacy studies and understand potential toxicological liabilities.

**Job Requirements:**

+ Bachelor's degree (BS) in a scientific discipline with at least 6 years work experience, or Master's degree (MS) with at least 4 years of industrial experience in a drug discovery setting.

+ Previous industrial experience in drug discovery is required.

+ Strong molecular and cell biology experience

+ Familiarity with various cellular assays in high-throughput formats and automation equipment.

+ Strong data handling skills including importing/exporting data into/from database, organizing data for easy interpretation and experience with a variety of scientific/data analysis software applications.

+ Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and organizational skills as well as ability to write protocols and technical reports with precision.

+ Capability to pay attention to details, stay focused on key objectives, and deliver high quality data in a timely and well organized manner is essential.

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic team environment, flexibility to adapt to changes with a positive attitude.

**For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Toni at 714.454.8252 OR email at**

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With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations
providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
scientific professionals last year.

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**AboutKelly Services** ****

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-08-12 Expires: 2019-09-12

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