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Protein Scientist- Display Technologies

Kelly Services
San Carlos, CA 94070
Protein Scientist- Display Technologies

San Mateo, CA

Direct Hire

Job Description:

The Protein Scientist, Display Technologies is responsible for further extending capabilities for the high-throughput screening of antibodies. This is a direct-hire, Mon-Fri role during normal working hours.

Job responsibilities:

+ Lead the onboarding of phage and/or yeast display technology, including vector sourcing, panning and de-selection strategy development, and screening methods selection

+ Execute campaigns for lead optimization, humanization, and affinity maturation

+ Collaborate with Data Science and Machine Learning teams on strategic library design based around ML models designed to improve antibody biophysics

+ Develop display-compatible protein binding assays such as FACS, SPR/BLI, and ELISAs

+ Analyze and interpret high-throughput sequencing datasets

+ Innovate and establish new display technologies to address challenging targets, novel drug formats, and maximize the potential of the platform

Preferred qualifications:

+ PhD in a biology- or biochemistry-related discipline and at least 2 years of hands-on experience in phage or yeast display, preferably in an industry setting

+ Knowledge of the latest tools and technologies related to display-based antibody selection and screening, including strategies utilized to select for antibodies with desired affinity, stability, and activity profiles

+ Hands-on experience in display-related molecular biology techniques including PCR, cloning, library preparation and NGS sequence interpretation

+ Demonstrated experience designing and implementing high-throughput molecular biology workflows to facilitate the conversion of hits from sequence to bacteria- or mammalian-cell expressible drug formats

+ Ability to multi-task, work cross-functionally as a team, and train junior team members

+ Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic start-up environment and enjoys building capabilities from the ground up

+ Nice-to-haves include experience with cell-free protein extracts, protein structural analysis tools, or automation

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

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**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: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-06

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