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Research Associate II-Cell culture

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
**Kelly Services** is currently seeking a **Research Associate II** in **Cambridge, MA** to work a contract assignment 12 **month duration** for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100 companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

**Primary Responsibilities includes:**

1. Execute laboratory studies in support of process development, process scale-up and process scale-down for the production of vaccine candidates.

2 .Produce cell culture media, solutions, and buffers in support of lab scale vaccine production.

3. Passsage mammalian cells and assist in cell culture scale-up.

4. Provide experience in down stream processing activities such as chromatography and ultra filtration

5. Assist in preparing and analyzing vaccine production samples.

6. Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, and quantitative analyses of experimental procedures, when required.

7. Coordinate information exchange between functional groups within the company including Drug Product Development, Analytical Development, Analytical Services and Discovery groups.

8. Operate bioprocessing equipment such as bioreactors, ultrafiltration, and chromatography units.

9. Execute in process analytical testing for process development runs.


1. Perform a wide variety of technical procedures and operate a wide variety of lab instrumentation/computer platforms with minimal supervision.

2. Effectively analyze and summarize experimental outcomes, record experimental procedures and raw and analyzed data.

3. Develop methods to improve existing techniques and/or efficiencies


1. BS or MS in Physical or Life Sciences with a minimum of 2 years industry experience.

2. Experience with cell culture techniques including manual cultivation of cells in small scale flasks and operation of stirred tank and/or packed bed bioreactors OR experience with purification techniques including cell harvest technologies, preparative chromatography and normal and tangential flow filtration techniques required.

3. Experience with single-use cell culture and/or purification technologies strongly desired

4. Experience with analytical methods used in support of process development strongly desired

5. Excellent oral and written communication skills required

6. Well organized and detail oriented, able to effectively prioritize, interact cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment, and consistently demonstrate reliability and responsibility.

7. Comply with safety practices and standard operating procedures.

8. Exhibit and promote Core Competencies.

9. Possess basic working knowledge of general chemistry and biology/biochemistry.

10. Be well organized and detail oriented, effectively prioritize, eager to learn, interact cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment, and consistently demonstrate reliability and responsibility.

11. Possess good oral and written communication skills.

12. Possess word processing, data entry, data presentation and analysis computer skills.


**For immediate consideration, please send your resume in a WORD document to**

**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: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-29

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