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Research Associate, Discovery Biology

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


We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to join our Discovery Biology group as a Research Associate. The selected candidate will work within a fast-paced and innovative research team to discover new oligonucleotides therapies. The Research Associate will support ongoing RNA-based drug discovery projects in several therapeutic areas. This position is responsible for the development and execution of cell-based assays including but not limited to cell culture and cell banking activities supporting existing and pipeline programs, establishment of primary cell culture, RNA/DNA isolation, FACS, transient and stable cell transfections.

**Schedule:** M-F, 1st shift

**Salary:** Flexible DOE, competitive benefits package

**Type:** Direct Hire


+ Support discovery efforts for internal pre-clinical programs and execution and development of assays commonly utilized

+ Maintenance of established cell lines and culture of primary cells needed for cell biology experiments

+ Perform transient and stable cell transfections using lipid-based approaches and viral transductions

+ Design, execute and analyze bioanalytical experiments such as ELISAs and Western blot assays

+ Maintain updated and well-organized lab notebooks and regularly present data to supervisors and project leaders

+ Manage and maintain equipment, reagents and dedicated laboratory environment needed to carry out assignments

+ Experience developing, implementing and troubleshooting assays

+ Proficient at working independently as well as in cross-functional team settings

+ Excellent organizational and collaborative experience required for extensive interactions with team members


+ BA/BS in Biological sciences plus minimum of 4 years of experience in industry or MA/MS plus minimum of 2 experience in industry. Expertise in gene therapy and gene editing is a plus

+ Hands-on experience with the development, validation, and implementation of cell-based assays to provide high quality results in support of therapeutic project goals

+ Ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively while building strong relationships across multiple departments

+ Proficiency working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Prism

+ Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, independent and highly flexible in the dynamic environment of a startup and committed to the generation of high-quality data

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**Why Kelly** **** **?**

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**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. 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: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-22

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