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Kelly Services
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

The Pharmacologist is responsible for planning and performing scientific experiments that contribute to research and drug discovery activities. The incumbent works cross-functionally with internal departments, and external resources as appropriate, as part of the discovery science project teams. The Pharmacologist supports adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures SOPs as appropriate.

**Job Description:**

With guidance from the advisor plans, initiates, directs, and executes scientific research and experiments and interprets and communicates results as part of multi-disciplinary teams. This includes:

+ Performing analyses of primary research literature.

+ Presents findings internally to cross-functional teams.

+ Abides by all safety and regulatory guidelines.

+ Maintains a detailed laboratory notebook.

+ Performs other tasks as assigned.

+ Abides by all safety requirements and IACUC guidelines.

+ Contributes to general lab needs such as: Equipment maintenance and Capital equipment purchases.

+ Troubleshoot Assists clinical research teams in the coordination and execution of clinical trial material sample tracking

+ Assist with collecting, reviewing, and tracking test reports and related documents

+ Assist with clinical trial logistics track site shipments/receiving and assist with sample handling/management


+ BS in a scientific discipline preferably Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or Neuroscience (MS preferred)

+ At least 3 years of in-vivo experience post BA degree

+ This contractor will work on rodent models of muscular and neuromuscular disease. Muscular and neuromuscular disease experience preferred.

+ Experience with dosing and injections

+ Hands-on laboratory experience in molecular assays qPCR, ddPCR, RT-qPCR, cloning Hands-on experience in immunological assays

+ Western blotting, ELISA, MSD, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, co-immunoprecipitation, RNA in situ/RNAscope, and confocal microscopy

+ Experience in cell culture, flow cytometry, cell line generation, and reporter assays

+ Assay development skills in a variety of platforms In-depth knowledge in molecular biology, gene expression, RNA biology and signaling pathways

+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office preferably MS Excel and MS PowerPoint or similar

+ Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of rodent and non-rodent models for neurological disease indications, including transgenic and knock-out mice.

+ Understanding of critical biomarker for disease and therapeutic efficacy readout

**Contract Details**

**Duration:** 12 months

**Location:** Rutgers Vivarium, South Plainfield, NJ, Bridgewater, NJ (Primarily at Rutgers Vivarium but have to travel to SP and BW occasionally)

**Working hours:** Mon to Fri 8am 5pm. There will be some weekend, evening and holiday work (on rotation schedule maybe once a month or once every 6 weeks)

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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: 2022-01-10 Expires: 2022-02-10

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