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Research Associate (High Thruput Screening)

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
For over 25 years, Kelly Science & Clinical has been connecting scientists with meaningful work at industry leading companies! Today we are excited to be hiring a **_Research Associate (High Thruput Screening)_** of an emerging agro-biotech in San Diego, CA. This Research Associate will be instrumental in revolutionizing plant breeding and influence natural gene-editing processes. Apply today to start a conversation of whats next in your career.


The **_RA_** will help to run an automated screening platform supporting the clients gene editing technology. This position will work as part of a team and be expected to independently run all aspects of the screening workflow including operation of a liquid handling system for DNA extraction and automated genotyping.


Responsibilities will involve sample preparation, reagent preparation, initiating PCR/qPCR reactions, running the liquid handling platform, data analysis and data reporting.


**Requirements:**


+ B.Sc. degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or an AA/HS diploma with 2+ years of experience

+ Prior experience running automated liquid handlers is essential

+ Theoretical and practical experience with a range of PCR, qPCR, and dPCR Genotyping Protocols such as TaqMan and KASP assays

+ Hands on experience with DNA extraction and other general Molecular Biology Protocols

+ An understanding of NGS Target Amplicon Resequencing protocols is beneficial

+ Strong problem solving skills and capabilities to identify process gaps and improve process efficiency

+ Excellent sample and data tracking skills, attention to detail, and the ability to record experimental procedures in a clear, accurate manner


**Schedule and interview with Athena** https://calendly.com/athp320/interview


**Text Athena at 714-868-5477 with any questions. Please be sure to include which job you are interested in.**


**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: 2022-07-22 Expires: 2022-08-22

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