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Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
Tustin, CA 92781
**Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a Direct Hire opportunity in Tustin, CA for an Associate Scientist.**

The Analytical team is seeking an experienced Associate Scientist who is interested in pursuing a career in developing protein biologics. The primary focus of the Associate Scientist will be to develop Cell-based, ELISA, HPLC, and/or LC-MS methods. The incumbent will work under the guidance of analytical scientists and with process development scientists to identify and characterize protein biologics. This position will interface with the Quality Control testing group as methods are transferred into that group for cGMP testing and may interface with external clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Perform and review routine wet chemistry/raw material assays and ELISA/cell-based immunoassays, capillary based method development, electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE/IEF) and HPLC method development.

Perform aseptic sampling, visual inspection, gowning and working in clean room areas.

Develop, review, revise and write test methods, standard operating procedures and may perform trending analysis.

May be designated as study lead for validation projects, investigations and method development projects.

May train/supervise the experimental work of more junior analysts and may be a member of interdepartmental/tech transfer teams.

Education and Experience:

Requires at least a Bachelor of Science degree in the Biological or Physical Sciences, preferably Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology.

1-2 years industry experience working in a QC or Analytical lab or relevant academia experience with a Ph.D. or

3-4 years industry experience working in a QC or Analytical lab with a M.S. or

5+ years industry experience working in a QC or Analytical lab with a B.S. degree

Requires previous experience with:

Analytical testing and equipment utilizing analytical biochemistry methods

General laboratory good documentation practices (GDP) including writing reports/procedures/specifications, documenting experiments in lab notebook, documenting results of experiments, etc.

HPLC method development, Capillary based method development, and/or Potency/ELISA assays experience is required.

Should also have experience with most if not all of the following: protein characterization, electrophoresis, chromatography, aseptic techniques, cell culture, LAL and assay validation/qualification

Experience with Octet, liquid handler and Maurice is a plus.

Method development/validation experience in biopharma is a big plus!

Please note, industry experience should relate to large molecule, enzymes and/or monoclonal antibodies experience and demonstrated working knowledge of scientific principles.

Work Schedule and Hours:

This role is a full-time, exempt position. Days of work are Monday through Friday unless otherwise stated by Supervisor. Any scientific staff member can expect to work overtime, including during the weekends. Off-site meetings with clients and regulatory agencies are a usual occurrence.

Employee Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance

401(K) Plan

Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

15 Days PTO, 8 Designated Holidays, and 4 Floating Holidays per year

Tuition Reimbursement Program

And more!


**For immediate consideration, please send your resume in a WORD document to**


**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-12 Expires: 2022-10-13

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