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Cell Culture Research Associate

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Research Associate - Cell Biology, San Diego, CA**


**Shift:** M-F Day Shift (flexible start time)


**Position Type:** Temp-to-Hire


**Pay:** $20/hour


Kelly Science is hiring a Research Associate for a biotechnology company with advanced technologies to precisely target and direct a plants natural gene-editing processes.


**Position Responsibilities**


**Requirements:**


+ B.Sc. or working towards a degree in biology, or previous experience in plant biotechnology, plant physiology or related fields.


**Role responsibilities:**


+ Conduct experiments involving plant cell and tissue culture (protoplast techniques, somatic embryogenesis, suspension cultures, shoot regeneration, micropropagation) and DNA delivery methods.

+ Investigate, create and develop new methods and technologies for project advancement and to further understand the cellular processes involved in the application of Cibus proprietary technology.

+ Utilize scientific literature to design experiments and improve methods

+ Perform quantitative analysis, prepare technical reports, protocols, written and oral presentations.

+ Participate in the preparation and improvement of SOPs.


**Knowledge, experience, skills:**


+ Experience working with aseptic techniques, cell and tissue cultures.

+ Familiarity with microscopy, microphotography, imaging software, and cytometry is desirable.

+ Basic knowledge and experience with **_RTDS_** and plant protoplast/cell culture methods and _in vitro_ plant regeneration systems is a plus.


**Core capabilities:**


+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Strong organizational and motivational skills, accurate record keeping, and attention to detail.

+ Able to use judgment and make routine recommendations for resolving problems in moderately complex assignments.

+ Highly proficient in Excel and MS Office suite. MS Access or other database experience a plus.

+ Manage multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.

+ Able to follow SOPs and perform troubleshooting on procedures.

+ Ability to adapt to minor changes in routine to achieve objectives.


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12

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