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Research Associate - cell development

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**Research Assistant Houston, TX**

Full time, Contract Position (6-months)

Pay - $30/hr

**Position Summary:**

The R&D Research Assistant III will work in a high performing team with the goal of driving innovation in the development of novel cell line for viral vector production platforms for use in in vivo and ex vivo gene therapy applications. The successful candidate will use molecular tools to modify the cell genome and isolate, screen, bank, and document single cell clones, using resources internal and external to the company in order to support in creating scalable robust solutions to viral production bottlenecks. This hands-on bioprocess associate will design and execute experiments, develop metrics for evaluating results and technologies and procure materials. The incumbent will be responsible for acquiring, analyzing, and communicating experimental data in cross-functional fashion.

**Key responsibilities:**

+ Performs planned experimental work, including but not limited to cell culture, transfection, viral transduction/infection, and analytical work associated with the project. Interprets results and evaluates next steps in experimental design. Organize and plan assigned daily activities to ensure timely completion of assignments.

+ Supports design and execution of experiments, including data analysis and communication. Obtains and analyzes experimental data.

+ Maintains accurate and up to date records, including appropriate lab notebook recordings. Capable of achieving deliverables on-time and high-quality.

+ Assists in writing and revising technical documents including lab SOPs, testing protocols and reports.

+ Maintains stocks of lab supplies and reagents. And other assigned lab organization duties.

+ Prepares and regularly updates documentation required by other Departments of the company or presentations to successfully complete assigned projects.

+ Perform other duties as assigned.

**Key requirements:**

+ Master with 1-2 years of experience in relevant field

+ Able to start shortly the position with working permit

+ Preferred area of study: cell culture, cell and molecular biology techniques

+ Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, transfection, qPCR/ddPCR, Western blot, cell banking, and assay execution

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to thrive in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment are essential. Strong work ethic is a must

+ Positive attitude with willingness and agility to change priorities per the business needs. Problem solving, innovative outlook. Creative and collaborative. Takes ownership

**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: 2022-04-25 Expires: 2022-05-26

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