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R&D Scientist

Kelly Services
Lenexa, KS 66219
**R&D Scientist**

Kelly Science and Clinical is recruiting for one qualified R&D Scientist in the Lenexa, KS area. This position is direct-hire with full benefits. This person will be responsible for LC-MS/MS method development and maintaining optimal performance of the analytical instruments and their operating systems. This person will also conduct all activities related to instrument method validation and data review with strict adherence to departmental procedures.


+ Performs method development and validation of assays for new or currently tested compounds in accordance with applicable SOPs and regulations for CAP and NLCP.

+ Seek opportunities to improve existing methods to improve laboratory efficiencies (e.g., reduce analysis time, reduce cost).

+ Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the theory of operation, maintenance, trouble-shooting and effective repair.

+ Provide training to new and current chemists to help expand the knowledge base of the confirmation group.

+ Train production staff on new methods on the LC-MS/MS.

+ Maintain lab reagents and supplies necessary to support method development and validation.

+ Optimize the mass spectrometer through tuning for new and currently tested compounds.

+ Develop new methods TECAN equipment as appropriate.

+ Perform pipetting of calibrators, controls, and samples accurately and reproducibly.

+ Assist in the cost evaluation of all confirmation assays.

+ Support routine production workload as necessary to ensure that client turn-around times are met.

+ Enter and submit batches to LC-MS/MS instrument for sample analysis as needed.

+ Assemble validations for review prior to acceptance of methods.

+ Perform instrument maintenance tasks as needed and complete documentation.

+ Comply with safety regulations; proper use and handling of equipment and materials to maintain a safe working environment.

+ Meet qualitative and quantitative validation goals of the department.

+ Be able to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local safety and health regulations that would apply to this job.


+ A PhD, MS, BS, or AS degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical, or biological science or high school diploma or equivalent required.

+ 3+ years of laboratory LC-MS/MS, HPLC, and SCIEX triple quadruple mass spectrometers, TECAN, and other various laboratory instrumentation experience as well as method development experience

+ Good communication skills

+ Above average computer skills

+ Strong organizational skills

+ Ability to work under time constraints

+ Detail oriented

+ Good judgment and decision making

+ Able to follow instructions precisely

+ Pipetting accuracy

+ Knowledgeable on Excel, Analyst, and MultiQuant Software

+ Reliable and timely

**Pay** : $22 25/hr and depends on experience

**Shift** : M F, 8A 5P

**For immediate consideration, contract** **** **or call 804-991-0745**

**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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