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Pharmacology Associate Scientist I _ Worcester, MA

Kelly Services
Worcester, MA 01613
**Pharmacology Associate Scientist I _ Worcester, MA**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Pharmacology Associate Scientist I for one of our top clients in Worcester, MA

Duration: 6 months

Pay: $20/hr - $24/hr


Our client is dedicated to identifying break-through therapies for inflammatory and auto-immune diseases that will have a remarkable impact on patients lives. The pharmacology group is seeking an Associate Scientist to conduct in-vitro/ex-vivo pharmacology studies on the characterization of drug candidate molecules and the validation of drug targets.


+ Design and perform biochemical and cellular studies of drug potency and mechanism of action

+ Assist in animal tissue collection procedures and sample processing

+ Analysis and interpretation of quantitative data

+ Effectively organize and communicate research progress and activities through oral and written presentations

+ Read and apply relevant scientific literature

+ Maintenance of accurate and current records of research


+ B.S. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biology, or a related discipline

+ 0-5 years of relevant laboratory experience or a research-based M.S. degree

+ Experience with cellular assays: 2nd messenger, proliferation, phospho-protein analysis, gene reporter, and release of soluble mediators

+ Experience with biochemical assays: enzymatic activity, binding

+ Experience with cell culture and the preparation and testing of primary immune cells

+ Highly motivated, detail-oriented, curious of the science, and desiring to learn novel in vitro pharmacology techniques

+ Experience with use of laboratory automation equipment

+ Strong IT skills and familiarity with spreadsheets, databases, and curve-fitting programs

+ Candidate must be highly collaborative and thrive in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment.

+ Strong organizational, communication, and inter-personal skills

+ Good pipetting skills

+ Sterile cell culture knowledge

+ Basic molecular biology/biochemistry concepts

+ Established protocols independently

+ Basic laboratory troubleshooting

+ Considered a plus if this person has lab experience, animal husbandry, Microsoft office suite experience, GraphPad prism

**Key Leadership Qualifications:**

+ Builds strong relationships with peers and cross-functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance

+ Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated

+ Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo

+ Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement

+ Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Email for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.

Why Kelly?

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

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*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor

**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: 2020-11-16 Expires: 2020-12-17

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