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Research Assistant

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Research Assistant**


Our innovative and fun Plant Science partner has an immediate opening for a Research Assistant to help revolutionize gene editing techniques and contribute to sustainable industrial and agricultural products.


**Work Location:** San Diego, California


**Job Title** : Research Assistant - Cell Bio Group


**Job Description** : Research Assistant, Contract to Hire


**Desired Education** : B.S. degree in Biology or related subject


**Role responsibilities:**


+ Conduct experiments involving plant cell and tissue culture protoplast techniques, somatic embryogenesis, suspension cultures, shoot regeneration, micropropagation and RTDS reagent delivery methods.

+ Prepare media and other materials require for various daily experiments.

+ Investigate, create, and develop new methods and technologies for project advancement and to further understand the cellular processes involved in the application of company proprietary technology.

+ Utilize scientific literature to design experiments and improve methods.

+ Perform quantitative analysis, prepare technical reports, protocols, written and oral presentations. Participate in the preparation and improvement of SOPs.

+ Knowledge, experience, skills:

+ Experience working with aseptic techniques, plant cell and tissue cultures.

+ Familiarity with microscopy, microphotography, imaging software, and cytometry is a plus.

+ Basic knowledge of gene editing technology, plant protoplast/cell culture methods and in vitro plant regeneration systems is a plus.


**Core capabilities:**


+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Strong organizational and motivational skills, accurate record keeping, and attention to detail.

+ Able to use judgment and make routine recommendations for resolving problems in moderately complex assignments.

+ Highly proficient in Excel and MS Office suite.

+ Manage multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.

+ Able to follow SOPs and perform troubleshooting on procedures.

+ Ability to adapt to minor changes in routine to achieve objectives.

+ Effectively communicates with supervisor through meetings and report writing.


Please apply today for immediate consideration!


**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: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-04

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