15 days old

Research Associate

Kelly Services
Boulder, CO 80305
**Research Associate**

Temp to Hire

Monday-Friday (8-5)

50-55K per hour

The successful candidate will thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced working environment and contribute directly to our company culture and success. The position provides an opportunity to grow and develop as a scientist and gain valuable experience in the intersection of experimental science, product development, technical marketing, and product commercialization.


+ Plan and perform molecular biology experiments including: enzyme characterization, PCR, RT-qPCR, next-generation sequencing, and sample prep

+ Work collaboratively with research scientists to design and execute experiments, and to implement and maintain laboratory protocols

+ Carefully interpret data and accurately document the details of all experiments in an electronic lab notebook

+ Contribute to a team responsible for launch of commercially successful genomics products

+ Participate in customer collaborations and product technical support from an experimental approach

+ Identify opportunities for internal process improvement

**Skills and Requirements**

The candidate should hold a BS (or equivalent experience) in molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry or a related discipline, with at least two years of relevant research experience. Experience in the following areas is considered highly desirable: PCR, qPCR, DNA- and RNA-modifying enzymes. Knowledge of next-generation sequencing (NGS) and related applications is a plus.

The following skills and experience are requirements for the position:

+ Demonstrated ability to execute and reproduce molecular biology lab work

+ Strong writing skills with ability to record and communicate scientific content

+ The ability to multitask and perform consistently under pressure

+ Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work as an effective member of a team

+ Experience with standard molecular biology techniques such as PCR, qPCR, sample purification and QC; NGS library construction experience is a plus

+ Excellent organizational skills and outstanding attention to detail

+ Good communication and personal task management skills and a high level of self-motivation


+ BS in molecular biology, biochemistry (or related discipline) with 0-4+ years of industry experience, or MS with 0-2+ years industry experience

**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: 2021-11-19 Expires: 2021-12-20

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