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Protein Engineering Scientist

Kelly Services
Thousand Oaks, CA 91358
Kelly Science & Clinical has a new direct hire opportunity for an Protein Engineering Scientist in Thousand Oaks, CA. Base Salary is up to $140K, based on educational background and relevant experience. This is a bonus stock option eligible opportunity. Relocation assistance is available for highly qualified candidates!


The goal of this position is to work with other team members or lead projects to improve metrics and quality of selected novel variants for gene therapies. With direct interaction with senior leadership on the engineering team, you will join a very collaborative small team of scientists aimed at improving and innovating on the current engineering platform. A successful candidate will have a strong technical background in molecular biology and genetics, hands on experience with AAV and/or protein engineering.


Essential Qualifications


+ Ph.D. in a life sciences discipline with a minimum of 1 years of laboratory experience in a biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or academic setting, or M.S. with a minimum of 3 years of laboratory experience, or a BS with 5 years of experience in a laboratory

+ Strong background in molecular biology and cell-based screening models, or spatial transcriptomics, or single-cell based sequencing

+ Demonstrated ability to deliver on timelines

+ Excellent organizational and collaborative skills, with the ability to design and troubleshoot experiments with minimal supervision or as part of a group. This includes the ability to document and maintain detailed laboratory notes.

+ Strong communication and presentation skills, as well as the drive to pursue diverse and ever-changing projects as part of a fast-paced startup team.

+ Proficiency with production and purification of research scale gene therapy vectors


Preferred Qualifications


Experience with Mission Bio, 10X, or Nanostring platforms


Experience with Cell Sorting or Single Cell isolation


Experience with high-throughput screening


Demonstrated experience with next generation sequencing and/or RNAseq


Expertise in RNA expression optimization


If you, or someone you know, would like to be considered for this opportunity please apply online this week and a recruiter will reach out to discuss next steps and help move you forward in the 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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-06-14

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