21 days old

Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
Seattle, WA 98194
**Job Title** Associate Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

**Location:** Seattle, WA

**Compensation: DOE**

**6+ month contract (potential for conversion)**

**Job Description**

Our clent is looking for a motivated Associate Scientist to join analytical chemistry team. This is a temporary position for 6 months. Our client is a dynamic biotech start-up at the forefront of the synthetic biology revolution. Leveraging their core expertise in computational protein design, high-throughput testing and metabolic engineering, they design novel proteins and bio-catalytic processes to bring to market products that are sustainable, performance improving and create economic value for their customers and partners. A deep tech company, they are passionate about their work and their vision to use large scale computation to better engineer biology for industrial applications.

Responsibilities include:

+ Prepare, test, analyze and review samples and date consistently following SOP (standard operating procedures)

+ Review and edit current SOPs and create new SPOs for developed methods

+ Prepare standards and reagents when needed

+ Troubleshoot instrument problems and perform routine maintenance and repair

+ Maintain all required documentation with accuracy and clarity

+ Maintain inventory of standards and supplies; order replacements as needed

+ Follow all safety, ethics and quality practices

+ Assist in maintenance and day to day cleanliness of the laboratory and related spaces

+ Perform duties as assigned

**Job Requirements**

+ B.S. or higher in chemistry or related field and 2 to 4 years of hands-on experience in analytical chemistry using LC-MS, GC-MS and HPLC

+ Experience in metabolomics or proteomics is a plus

+ Highly self-motivated individual with a positive work-ethic and excellent communication skills

+ Demonstrate a clear understanding of chromatography and instrument responses and ability to think critically

+ Good organization and attention to detail while maintaining accurate notes

+ Dependable team player

**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. 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: 2021-02-05 Expires: 2021-03-08

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