20 days old

Research Assistant

Kelly Services
Thousand Oaks, CA 91358
**Research Technician | Thousand Oaks, CA**

Kelly is excited to announce multiple open positions for **Research Technicians** at a reputable biotechnology company specializing in targeted gene therapy! The job is located in **Thousand Oaks, CA** , and pay is **$25/hour** . **_Apply to day for immediate consideration!!_**

**Scope** : The goal of this position is to work within the AAV (Adeno-associated virus) Engineering team to select and improve upon novel capsid variants for gene therapies. Under the guidance of an AAV Engineering scientist, you will execute experiments using synthetic biology approaches, high-throughput screening, and continual innovation of the engineering platform.


+ Follow and perform established experimental design protocols to obtain reproducible and reliable results with supervision.

+ Record, analyze, and communicate experimental data.

+ Maintain an electronic lab notebook.

+ Communicate results in a clear and concise manner.

+ Effectively trouble-shoot equipment and experimental difficulties.

**Essential Qualifications**

+ BS in biology, genetics, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, or equivalent.

+ 1+ years wet lab experience, preferably within the biotech industry.

+ Ability to conduct advanced procedures precisely and consistently.

+ Ability to document and maintain an organized account of lab work and results.

+ Collaborative mindset, experience working as part of a larger group to achieve scientific goals.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience with high-throughput screening.

+ Demonstrated experience with molecular cloning, tissue extraction, qPCR, or ddPCR. Cell culture manipulation.

+ Background knowledge of AAV biology or structural biology. Assay development experience. Hands-on experience in molecular biology: cloning techniques, PCR, nucleic acid purification, gel electrophoresis.

+ Demonstrated ability to automate or scale up a process.

+ Experience with tissue extraction.

+ Experience with Next Generation Sequencing.

**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: 2022-05-06 Expires: 2022-06-06

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