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Biology Contractor

Kelly Services
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
**Kelly Services is seeking a Biology Contractor for a 6 month contract position in South Plainfield, NJ**


**Job Description**

The Contract, Biology is responsible for performing scientific experiments that contribute to Research and Drug discovery activities. This position assists in the conduct of early-stage research, the goal of which is the identification of New Chemical Entities NCEs , as well as the advancement of research programs from the identification of screening hits to advanced lead optimization. The incumbent is also responsible for communicating experimental results to his/her supervisor and the project team. The Contract, Biology supports adherence to all regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures SOPs including as appropriate.


**Primary duties/responsibilities:**


+ Under direct supervision, executes experiments and communicates results as part of multi-disciplinary teams

+ Applies relevant scientific principles and techniques to research problems. Maintains detailed laboratory notebooks.

+ Abides by all safety requirements.

+ Ability to trouble shoot experiments

+ Contributes to general laboratory needs/operation.

+ Specific duties may also include, but may not be limited to, the following: Provides support for the characterization of compounds on different immune cells.

+ Provides support for lead optimization by screening compounds and/or supporting structure activity relationship SAR studies involving the characterization of the biological activity of compounds in various assays.

+ Profiles selected compounds in additional cells/assays.

+ Provides support for in vitro studies as required. Assists in the development of biologically relevant preclinical animal models.


**Requirements**


+ Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, and various cell-based assay technologies, such as CellTiterGlo, ELISA and HTRF.

+ Knowledge of and ability to use standard cell biology and molecular biology techniques including western blotting, RT-PCR, qPCR and data analysis. Proficiency with Microsoft Office- preferably MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, and Graphpad Prism.

+ Ability to work collaboratively under direct supervision, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment.

+ Excellent planning, organization, and time management skills.

+ Effective verbal and written communication and skills.


**Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.**


+ Bachelor s degree in a scientific discipline with at least 3 years of research experience.

+ Master s degree preferred


**Skills preferred**


+ Experience performing transient and stable transfection,

+ Lentiviral transduction, RNAi or CRISPR assays is desired.

+ Compound screening in 96-well or 384-well format is a strong plus. Immunofluorescence microscopy is a plus.


**APPLY NOW!**

**For immediate consideration, please send your resume to paula.picard@kellyscientific.com**


**\#P1**


**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: 2022-09-16 Expires: 2022-10-17

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