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Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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 Scientist** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Sunnyvale, CA.**





**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( Brooke.Schoen@kellyservices.com ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.





**Job Title: Associate Scientist**





**Pay: $31.80 per hour depending on experience**




**Description**



Expected work hours: Monday thru Friday 5AM to 1:30pm and one weekend day every 8 weeks and transitioning with team member to cover holidays.


General Position Summary/Purpose:

A technical R&D position responsible for development and execution of in vivo biomedical studies evaluating the pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and toxicological properties of pharmaceutical agents. Must possess strong animal technical skills working with rodents. Must possess a demonstrated ability to work independently to execute in vivo studies, effectively document findings, follow animal welfare policies and analyze study data.




Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:

Serve as the technical lead for in vivo biomedical testing, demonstrating technical proficiency in rodent dosing by various routes (IV, IP, SC, PO)

Responsible for the development and validation of animal models for the pharmacokinetic, efficacy, and toxicity evaluation of pharmaceutical candidates

Independently conduct biomedical studies, accurately document findings, analyze data and prepare reports for internal and external dissemination

Flexible hours that will require some weekend and holiday work as well as early am and pm dosing responsibilities

Responsible for animal care and handling




**Qualifications** :

Position requires significant rodent handling and participation in rodent husbandry. Occasional lifting of heavy items (up to 25lbs) items anticipated. Individuals with allergies to animal dander would be significantly limited in the scope of work that could be performed with respect to the responsibilities of the position

Excellent technical proficiency in rodent handling, dosing and bleeding techniques, and conduct of in vivo studies

Technical proficiency in necropsy and tissue sample collection

Working knowledge of the conduct of pharmacokinetic studies in mice and rats using various methods of blood collection (tail vein, saphenous vein, cheek, cardiac, retro-orbital)

Technical proficiency in measuring subcutaneous tumor growth

Ability to recognize and respond appropriately to both anticipated and unanticipated results during the development and conduct of in vivo studies individually and as part of a team

Excellent oral and written communication skills, self-motivated, highly organized, and able to work independently in a fast-paced research environment

Practical knowledge of IACUC policies desired

Strong attention to detail

Working knowledge of StudyLog




**Experience** :

Practical knowledge of various syngeneic and xenograft tumor models

Possess a broad-base of skills in support of in vivo biomedical testing, including proficiency in animal dosing and sample collection by various routes and/or methods

Proficient in development and validation of animal models for the evaluation of efficacy and toxicity of pharmaceutical candidates

Education Requirements (degree, certifications, etc.):

Bachelors degree in biology, toxicology, pharmacology or related disciplines, or 3 or more years relevant experience




**Preferred Skills/Abilities** :

Experience with IACUC policies and procedures

Practical knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice regulations desired



Top skills/requirements:

Animal handling and research use Previous animal handling experience

Collect blood from mice and rats

Weekend work required and one holiday during the year

IV dosing

Oral Dosing exp in mice/rats


Work Schedule: 5am to 1:30pm with 30 min lunch weekend shift once every 8 weeks but normal schedule is Monday thru Friday





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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** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding 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 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2020-01-15 Expires: 2020-02-15

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