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Pharmacology Scientist-PCR, gene expression, immunoassays

Kelly Services
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Kelly Services is currently recruiting for a **12 month temp-to-permanent Pharmacology Scientist in South Plainfield, NJ.**


**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 team(s). 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.

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


**KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED**


+ 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


* **EDUCATION REQUIRED**


+ MSc in a scientific discipline preferably Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or Neuroscience

+ Demonstrates ability to work on complex problems to produce experimental data across one or more projects.

+ Exercises independent judgement within defined procedures and practices.

+ Demonstrates technical proficiency, collaboration with others within a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team members.

+ Detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to manage multiple tasks.

+ Possesses detailed and expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts.

+ Demonstrates ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

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

+ Excellent verbal and written communication and skills.

+ Analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills.

+ Demonstrates an understanding of the strategic alignment of his/her work with corporate goal(s) and demonstrates the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.

+ Excellent planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects.


* **PREFERRED**


+ Experience in designing and conducting studies in models of neuromuscular disease

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

+ Significant understanding of rodent neurology models, and competence with all routes of administration for therapeutics

+ Understanding of critical biomarker for disease and therapeutic efficacy readout

+ Understanding of Neuroscience, Ocular biology, Oncology, Immunology or other related biological area

+ Previous experience in monitoring/assisting clinical studies

+ Familiarity with health record database management systems/platforms

+ 1~2 years postgraduate degree or industry experience


* Travel requirements- may need to travel to Hopewell or Bridgewater to the other 2 sites but not likely


**APPLY NOW!**


**For immediate consideration, please send your resume in a WORD document to gaut985@kellyservices.com**


**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: 2021-04-12 Expires: 2021-05-13

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