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Microbial Fermentation Associate Scientist I

Kelly Services
Morrisville, NC 27560
**Associate Scientist I - Microbial Fermentation (Contract)**


Kelly Scientific is now hiring!! We're seeking candidates for an URGENT AND IMMEDIATE need with a very high-profile Biotechnology company here in RTP, NC! We're seeking a Microbial Associate Scientist Upstream Process Development group, with experience in microbial technologies, particularly fermentation. The candidate will assist in conducting experiments for programs and works with the Upstream Microbiology team to maintain the lab and equipment. They will monitor on-going experiments and have the ability to identify unusual occurrences. The ideal candidate understands and applies knowledge within area of Microbiology (aerobic fermentation at 10L & 100L scale(s) for _E. coli_ and _P. pastoris_ ), and can take an active role in non-routine process development activities.



**_*This is a 6 - 9 month contract position with a rotating schedule (6a-2pm or 2pm-10pm, M-F) that will be published in advance*_**




**BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:**




+ M.S. and minimal relevant experience OR a B.S. and 1+ years of OR or an A.S. and 3+ years of experience in upstream cell culture technologies in cGMP environment

+ Experience with Sartorius bioreactors (10 & 100L)

+ Technical experience using homogenizers & centrifuges




**MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**



+ Conducts routine laboratory experiments using established procedures and protocols.

+ Maintains lab equipment, supplies and work area.

+ Quality of work is complete and technically sound to ensure integrity of research.

+ May support technical transfer into manufacturing.

+ Familiar with relevant literature.

+ Ensures safety procedures and culture norms are followed.




**PROFICIENCIES** **:**



+ **Knowledge of microbial technologies and theory (Including: Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF), aerobic fermentation, sterile techniques, etc.)**

+ **Experienced with aseptic technique and propagation of cells. **Experience running Sartorius bioreactors or fermentors is ideal (10 & 100L scale(s))**

+ General knowledge of chemistry, biochemistry, and/or engineering and associated techniques.

+ Independent use and application of more complex instrumentation, computer systems, and computer software to support experiments.

+ Developed interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work in a team environment.

+ Ability to multi-task and adjust activities in a fast-paced environment.

+ Ability to monitor ongoing pre-defined experiments for unusual occurrences.

+ General knowledge with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, statistical packages and other associated software used in the scientific field.





Do you have the qualifications listed above? Apply today :) If you dont, but know someone that might, encourage THEM to apply today!




**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: 2020-10-14 Expires: 2020-11-16

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