19 days old

Cell Based Assay Research Associate I/II

Kelly Services
Emeryville, CA 94662
Title: Cell Based Assay Research Associate

9 Month Contract

Pay: 30-45/hr

Location: Emeryville, CA

Seeking a motivated, detail-oriented, and experienced Research Associate I/II (Contractor).

+ Research Associate I/II will interface with Research, Discovery, Process Development, Manufacturing, Quality, and Facilities functional groups as well as external parties (CRO, CDMO) to support life cycle of bioassays for current and new candidates during early- and late-stage GMP production.

+ This is a 9-month contract position, and the level will be determined based on the candidates experience and qualifications. This position reports to the Associate Director, Analytical Development and Quality Control.


+ Maintain mammalian cell lines, prepare, and qualify cell banks including both adherent and suspension mammalian cell culture systems.

+ Support the Process Development team in transfer of new projects and scale-up of processes into GMP manufacturing.

+ Complete and review experimental records following Good Documentation Practices, cGMP, and corporate policies to meet both operational and compliance requirements.

+ Contribute to experimental protocols, reports, internal documents including SOPs, lab records, deviations, and investigations as appropriate.


+ BS in bioprocessing, chemical engineering, biochemistry, or biology preferred

+ Biotechnology program certifications considered, as well as experience providing technician support in an academic setting.

+ Ability to adapt and work in a small company environment


+ Proficiency with cell culturing and aseptic techniques is essential.

+ Cell-based potency experience is advantageous but not required.

+ Knowledge of molecular, cell and/or viral biology.

+ Excellent time management skills, ability to work independently, under minimal supervision, multi-task, adapt to changing priorities and timelines.

+ Experience with bioassay and/or statistical software such as SoftMax Pro, PLA, GraphPad, Minitab, JMP or Spotfire is advantageous but not required.

Physical Requirements:

+ Capable of repetitive work (pipetting/liquid transferring).

+ Ability to lift, dispense, push and/or pull items with an average weight of 25 pounds.

+ Capable to be tested for COVID-19 and adhere to Covid protocols and policy.

**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 (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 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: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28

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Kelly Services
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