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Lead Immunoassay Scientist

Kelly Services
New York, NY 10176
**We are Kelly Science and Clinical** **,** the second largest scientific staffing firm in the U.S. serving 90% of Fortune 100 companies as well as mid-sized and smaller companies. We have partnered with a new, fast-growing, innovative infant formula a company commercializing the worlds first nature-identical infant milk. The product is closely matched to breast milk, its ingredients built with biology, and a community for every parent. Company offers outstanding benefits for employees including 100% medical coverage (medical, dental vision), 50% coverage for spouse and 80% medical coverage for children along with other generous benefits.


**Job Title:** **Lead Immunoassay Scientist**


**Overview:**


Our clients team was brought together by the belief that the well-being of parents and infants can be improved through nutritional options closest to breast milk. Our client lives, breathe and dream innovation and pursues solutions through biotechnology and is now seeking a Lead Immunoassay Scientist to work in their new, state of the art, New York City lab and will be responsible for contributing directly to the company milestones by designing, performing, and troubleshooting experiments for the Clinical Assay teams objective of understanding the immunomodulatory properties of infant nutrition ingredients. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is hungry to work in a collaborative, empathetic, employee-focused startup environment, is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done, and who is ready to do the best work of their career.


**Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:**


+ Supervise and grow the clinical assay team and use immunological, cellular, and molecular principles and techniques including primary lymphocyte isolation and culture, mammalian cancer cell lines, multicolor flow cytometry, FACS, RNA isolation, quantitative PCR, multiplex ELISA/Luminex.

+ Sort primary T cells based on biomarkers e.g., CD4+ CD25+ etc.

+ Quantitative assessment of pro-inflammatory, regulatory, and anti-inflammatory levels of cytokines through in-vitro and ex-vivo cell assays.

+ Work with Luminex bead based multiplex cytokine level evaluation assays and data analysis.

+ Perform data analytics using PRISM, FACS analysis, FlowJo and Luminex software.

+ Handle ex-vivo samples not limited to urine, blood, saliva, spleen in a BSL2 aseptic environment.

+ Harvest spleens and blood from in-vivo models for isolation of primary cells.

+ Design and execute Natural killer cell based mechanistic assays and Evaluating IgE responses


**Education/Experience Requirements/Qualifications** **:**


+ Legally authorized to work in the job posting Country.

+ PhD in Immunology or related discipline with 5+ years of industry experience in immunology and/or in-vivo pharmacology OR MS Degree in Immunology or related discipling with 7-10 years of industry experience in immunology and/or in-vivo pharmacology.

+ Background knowledge of T cells and their role in T cell mediated autoimmune disease.

+ Strong background in neonate immunology especially innate immunity.

+ Skilled in cell culture and experience with in-vitro functional assays using human primary immune cells is highly desirable

+ Prior applied experience with macrophages and macrophage-based cell lines.

+ Strong working knowledge of tolerance and dose response studies including but not limited to TCID50, immunohistochemistry etc.


**Company Offers a Fabulous Compensation and Benefits Package Including Relocation Assistance**


**EOE, including Disability/Vets TJP2021_SPEC**


**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: 2021-10-11 Expires: 2021-11-11

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