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Research Associate (Cell Culture / Biotech)

Kelly Services
Maple Grove, MN 55311
**Research Associate Maple Grove, MN**


+ Contract 6 month (potential for extension)

+ Shift: M-F 8a-5p

+ Pay Rate: 50K-75K


**RESPONSIBILITIES**


+ Culture, expand and passage mammalian stem cells, iPSCs, and neural co-cultures

+ Maintain patient-derived brain organoid cultures for platform development, disease phenotyping, and drug screening

+ Conduct media changes and compound dosing using manual and automated equipment

+ Conduct functional, cellular, and molecular biological assays, including calcium imaging, qPCR, flow cytometry, western blot, and immunofluorescence staining and imaging

+ Conduct pharmacologic screens using manual and automated equipment

+ Prepare biological reagents and buffers, aliquot biological samples, autoclave samples, conduct routine lab maintenance and cleaning

+ Support data and statistical analysis using diverse software suites (Microsoft office, GraphPad Prism, JMP)

+ Create and maintain experimental documentation, including daily entry of materials into an ERP system

+ Support cross-site and cross-functional drug discovery core team research and data analysis


**REQUIREMENTS**


+ The ideal candidate will hold a BS in cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, or related fields with 0-3+ years of experience

+ An excellent team player with outstanding organizational skills, including lab notebook maintenance and record-keeping

+ Demonstrated robust experience with human cell culture, involving maintenance and propagation of several independent cell lines and sub-clones simultaneously is required

+ Previous experience with human iPSC-derived cell lines is highly desired

+ Ability to be flexible to the requirements of working with living cells. This includes possible work on multiple shifts, holidays, and weekends as needed

+ Previous experience with light and fluorescence microscopy, image acquisition, and data analysis

+ Familiarity with lab automation, including liquid handling and high throughput instrumentation, is highly desired

+ Experience with high throughput cell-based assays will be preferred

+ Previous experience with electrophysiology assays applicable to neurons in multi-electrode arrays, as well as high throughput and calcium flux analysis, is desired

+ Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability and eagerness to work both independently and as part of a team


**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today!**


For more information contact Toni at 714 454 8252 / TONM369@kellyservices.com, or schedule a time to connect @ https://calendly.com/tonm369/interview



**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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