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Research Assistant I - Molecular Biology

Kelly Services
Skokie, IL 60077
Kelly Scientific is seeking a **Research Assistant I - Molecular Biology near Skokie, IL.**


**Temp to Hire**


**Shift:** Monday - Friday 8am-5pm


**Compensation:** $24/hour


Responsible for performing moderately complex laboratory work in collaboration with Molecular Biology departmental staff, based on protocols and in compliance with SOPs and GLP regulations. Primary responsibility will be performing assays (DNA/RNA purification and quantitation, qPCR, qRT-PCR etc.) for validation and sample analysis studies.


**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**


+ Perform simple Watson activities such as requesting and transferring of material.

+ With guidance, drafts facility and study deviations.

+ Performs DNA/RNA purifications, DNA/RNA quantitation using a NanoDrop Spectrophotometer, set-up qPCR/qRT-PCR reactions.

+ Perform data analysis utilizing the QuantStudio Real?Time PCR Software

+ May assist with preparing study binders & TA transfers at start of projects.

+ Draft memos & order reagents with assistance.

+ Follow plate map and create simple SA plate maps with guidance.

+ May have the opportunity to attend study kick off meetings & review meeting slides/notes.

+ Adhere to correct work-flow direction (primer/probe/master mix prep area to purification area to post PCR area).

+ Ensure lab space is clean and complete weekly lab cleanliness responsibilities.

+ Record project data in accordance with GLP regulations and complete any related corrections.

+ Set up basic laboratory equipment and instrumentation with guidance from senior technical staff.

+ Adhere to current Health and Safety regulations.

+ Perform all other related duties as assigned.


**QUALIFICATIONS:**


+ **_Education:_** Bachelors degree (B.S./B.A) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline.

+ **_Experience:_** At least two years related laboratory experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical or contract laboratory environment.

+ An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

+ **_Other:_** Demonstrated analytical and problem solving capabilities. Understanding of regulatory requirements of study types assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and the Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), as appropriate. Written and verbal communication skills. Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations.


**Interested? Apply now!**


**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: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-08

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