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Research Associate, Discovery Research

Kelly Services
Beltsville, MD 20705
**Research Associate, Discovery Research**



Beltsville, MD



Contract-to-hire (or direct hire could be considered)



We are seeking an experienced, innovative and highly motivated an experienced Research Associate with expertise in biological discovery research to join our team. This position will focus on the discovery and characterization of novel immune modulators for the development of novel Immunomedicines to treat patients with cancer and other diseases. The scope of research is built around our Functional, Integrated Discovery for ImmunoOncology screening platform. This position includes utilizing this platform for screening and validation of novel therapeutic targets. Key aspect of this position will also include significant _in vivo_ disease modeling and mechanism of action studies, as well as in _vitro_ experimental activities. The selected candidate will work in a highly dynamic, proactive, multidisciplinary environment with the goal of rapidly moving novel biological Immunomedicines to the clinic.



**Responsibilities**




+ Design, perform and execute, analyze and interpret in vivo murine tumor models

+ Skillfully perform various methodologies for in vivo studies including injections (iv, ip, sc) and various tissue recovery (blood/serum, spleen, LN, tumor, etc.) for ex vivo analysis

+ Ex vivo analyses of tissues for validation and mechanistic studies

+ Utilize high-tech equipment and automation for high throughput Discovery research

+ Utilize high tech imaging equipment and automation for in vivo imaging and analysis (IVIS)

+ Perform in vitro assays for targets identified by unique screening efforts

+ Work with a team of Scientists and Research Associates engaged in Discovery research

+ Work closely with management and research teams to achieve objectives



**Requirements**




+ 5+ years of research experience, or 2+ years of industry/biotech research experience in cancer immunology or related field

+ Expertise in murine in vivo tumor model studies, including ex vivo analyses

+ Expert hands-on work capabilities and skills in the laboratory setting

+ Ability to independently perform, interpret and present experimental results

+ Demonstrated ability to work well in a team setting to achieve company objectives

+ Record of expertise and innovation that will support Discovery research

+ Experience in high throughput methodologies/instrumentation is desirable

+ Proven track record of publishing, writing and presentation skills

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills




**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-11-11 Expires: 2020-12-14

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