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Process Development Scientist

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
For over 25 years, Kelly Science & Clinical has been connecting science professionals with industry leading employers. Today we are excited to be hiring a **_Process Development Scientist_** for a bio-manufacturing company in San Diego, CA. Were looking for a candidate who has experience in virus propagation and cell-based assays who will be responsible for overseeing a team focused on viral propagation and assay improvement. The **_Process Development Scientist_** will also lead viral custom research projects by independently designing and overseeing and reporting on performance of these projects.

**Essential Duties:**

+ Lead viral growth projects in BSL-2 and BSL-3 laboratory settings of taxonomically diverse RNA and DNA viruses and associated cell culture systems

+ Lead and perform routine and custom cell based assays to determine virus quantification and virus neutralization such as plaque assays, TCID 50 , IC 50 and PRNT

+ Lead the process development efforts around viral manufacturing and assays to improve yield, efficiency, titer, etc

+ Lead the team in documenting the manufacturing process to replicate the gains from the process development efforts.

+ Development of new virus system assay and production pipelines.

+ Identifying, evaluating, and validating new technologies for production of or measuring of virus and viral components.

+ Document research using GLP standards when appropriate to support new product design controls including validations, verifications, scale up, and tech transfer to manufacturing, as well as technical and customer support departments. Utilize statistical analysis and graphing software

+ Serve as subject matter expert in multiple technical disciplines including virology, molecular biology, genomics, and/ diagnostics.


+ Ph. D. in relevant field Microbiology, Virology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, or Biochemistry with 5-7 years of relevant industry experience

+ or M.S. with 14+ years of relevant industry experience

+ Experience in a production environment required

+ Demonstrated record for innovative research in human viruses

+ Experience with viral quantification and antiviral assays;

+ Experience with cloning and expression of viral proteins.

+ Skilled with molecular analysis for detection and quantitation of target organisms (e.g., design of multiplex assays, digital PCR)

+ Experience with sequencing of virus genes, NGS experience preferred

**_Interested Candidates:_**

+ **Apply for Immediate Consideration**

+ **Schedule and interview with Athena**

+ **Text Athena at 714-868-5477 with any questions. Please be sure to include which job you are interested in.**

**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: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-13

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