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Laboratory Associate, PCR and Cloning - San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Laboratory Associate, PCR and Cloning - San Diego, CA**


Kelly Science is recruiting for an exciting company allowing flexible schedules during these challenging times. This is a great opportunity if you have industry-level BSL-2 / BSL-3 lab and seeking a direct-hire role and a late-start work schedule.

**Type:** Direct-Hire

**Work Schedule:** flexible start time between 10am 12pm (M-F, weekend flexibility)

A Lab Associate undertakes laboratory procedures related to development and production. In this role as a bench-level position responsible for assisting with viral assay development and production requests by performing and reporting experiments using tissue culture, virology, immunological, biochemical and molecular biology techniques.

If you are able to thrive in a fast-paced environment this role requires an individual with drive, enthusiasm and time management skills, attention to detail, flexibility then you might be our ideal candidate.


+ Responsible for complete manufacture and assembly of multiple component kits including buffers, component assembly and final kit assembly. Create and maintain batch record documentation for buffers, components and kits.

+ Perform ELISA, BCA, enzymatic assays, analyze data and write descriptive reports.

+ Labeling, vial filling with repeat pipette, lot number assignment, proper storage and inventory up-date of manufactured material.

+ Design and perform PCR and Q-PCR experiments for determination of organism copy number.

+ Collect and organize DNA sequencing data and assemble into reports.

+ Assist with general cell culture for production of viruses in tissue culture.

+ Prepare media and solutions.

+ Maintain cell banks for virus productions, including growing and replenishing cell bank stocks and maintaining accurate inventory of cells.

+ Create, file and maintain records for buffers, components and kits in support of the business and Quality System.

+ Process all lab orders from preferred vendors within pre-established timeframes and cost parameters.

+ Identify and analyzes customer needs and urgency in order to arrange the optimal mode of shipment and delivery; ensuring order is received at the appropriate destination with the agreed timeframe.

+ Interact extensively with vendors and internal laboratory staff to ensure smooth and efficient lab operations, providing timely feedback on the status of orders, materials availability, delivery expectation and/or cost as required.

+ Maintain and organize laboratory supplies. Monitor inventory levels of critical items and re-order as needed, following all policy and procedures for procurement or receiving of lab supplies, gases and service.

+ Monitor and maintain various laboratory equipment including freezers, refrigerators, hoods and incubators according to General Maintenance Schedules. Record temperature, pressure, and CO2 gas levels. Route records for appropriate review signatures and maintain files of completed records.

+ Perform daily lab housekeeping routine to ensure sinks and lab benches are clean and clear, and in ready-to-work condition for next day activity. Perform weekly and as-needed housekeeping activities to help keep the lab in clean working order.

+ Production of live viruses in BioSafety Level 2 and 3 environments.

+ Develop and refine SOP and QC testing forms.

+ Assist with R&D projects during periods of high demand.

+ Prepare reports with assay and production data.

+ Understand and support Clients focus on customer-oriented satisfaction

+ Perform other duties within the Laboratory or other areas as assigned.

+ Maintain a clean and organized work environment.

+ Observe all company policies, rules, and safety practices.


+ BA/BS degree in Biology, Microbiology, Virology, or related degree required.

+ Experience in a GMP/GLP environment required.

+ Experience with human viruses and tissue culture.

+ Technical understanding and hands on experience with various cell-based assays.

+ Proficient with aseptic technique and basic laboratory facilities and equipment

+ Practical experience with Good Documentation Practices (SOPs, QC forms, etc.)

+ Competent in proper pipetting techniques and experience in serial dilutions, dilution factors, and calculation of final dilutions.

+ Basic understanding of the scientific method and scientific notation.

+ Strong attention to detail

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**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-09-25 Expires: 2020-10-26

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Laboratory Associate, PCR and Cloning - San Diego, CA

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