1+ months

Protein Expression Scientist

Kelly Services
Spring House, PA 19477
Kelly is currently seeking an Scientist for a on-going engagement at one of our Global clients in Spring House PA.

This role is a full-time, offering our enhanced benefit package options. As a Kelly employee within this group, you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits options to choose from. This includes paid time off, including holiday, vacation, and sick/personal time unless told otherwise.


The Structural & Protein Sciences department is a global and integrated team that utilizes state-of-the-art capabilities to enable small molecule discovery for R&D by providing high quality proteins to enable assay development, HTS, pharmacological profiling and structural biology (X-ray crystallography, Cryo-EM and NMR). We seek individuals with strong communication skills to connect with the team to deliver on goals and objectives, foster an environment of collaboration, collegiality and positive communication.

Scientist, Protein Sciences will:

+ Participate in the design and implementation of protein purification strategies to generate high quality proteins for assays and structure determination

+ Preparation of membrane fractions and purification of membrane proteins

+ Perform routine QC such as MS, DLS or analytical SEC on samples produced internally or externally

+ Shipping, receiving, cataloging proteins from CROs and maintaining datasheets for samples received in a database

+ Majority of time will be hands-on work in the laboratory

+ opportunity to work on cutting-edge science in a structure-based drug design setting

+ Analyze, interpret, summarize, and report experimental data


+ Bachelors degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or equivalent major with 2 or more years industry or relevant laboratory research experience or a Masters degree with at least 1 or more years of industry or relevant laboratory research work experience or a Ph.D. is required.

+ Expertise in the purification of high-quality proteins using standard techniques and equipment (ex. Westerns, SDS-PAGE, affinity, ion exchange, size exclusion chromatography via AKTA) is required

+ Expertise in protein characterization using techniques such as analytical gel filtration, mass spectrometry, NanoDSF, and dynamic light scattering is preferred

+ Practical experience in preparation of membrane fractions and purification of membrane proteins is desired

+ Skills recombinant expression of proteins in various heterologous systems (ie. E. coli bacteria, insect cells, mammalian cell lines, and/or cell-free systems) is a plus

**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: 2021-08-09 Expires: 2021-10-09

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