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Research Associate III - Pathobiology

Kelly Services

Foster City, CA
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Job Title Research Associate III - Pathobiology

Jobid US15TPCH_BH1420595

Location: Foster City, CA, 94404, USA

Description Kelly Scientific Resources is a specialty service of Kelly Services®. As the world's largest provider of HR solutions to the scientific community, Kelly Scientific Resources is focused exclusively on placing skilled scientific professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and full-time science jobs across a full spectrum of related industries and disciplines. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of therapeutics that change the lives of those affected with disease. We have an exciting opportunity in the San Francisco Bay Area for a Research Associate III to join a leading biopharmaceutical client in the San Francisco area.

**Research Associate III - Pathobiology**


+ Developing and executing tissue-based assays including but not limited to optimization of immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence, as well as subsequent digital image analysis of the prepared tissue samples.
+ Tissue processing, sectioning of FFPE and frozen tissues, optimization and/or validation of reagents, automated IHC staining, and digital image analysis.
+ Image analysis software is beneficial but not required.
+ Plan and execute assigned experiments employing a variety of laboratory methods and techniques that support research activities in Pathobiology.
+ Preparing tissue and cell samples, operating scientific equipment, evaluating and optimizing analysis parameters, conducting digital image analysis, analyzing data and presenting related reports, and participating in group meetings.
+ Optimizing a variety of tissue-based assays, particularly IHC, will be a key responsibility, requiring the ability to recognize and troubleshoot anomalous and inconsistent results and interpret experimental outcomes.
+ Recommending alternatives, including researching new methods and techniques, as well as proactively seeking out senior personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems will be necessary.
+ Consequently, good verbal communication and interpersonal skills will be required to provide insight into the processes used to achieve results of assigned tasks.
+ Bachelor s Degree with a solid foundation in biology and a minimum of 3 years laboratory research experience.
+ Experience with handling, processing, sectioning, and staining human and/or animal tissues is required.
+ Laboratory experience developing, optimizing, and running immune histochemical assays is also necessary.
+ Experience with immunofluorescence, especially multiplex assays is preferred. Familiarity with statistical programs e.g. GraphPad Prism, Spotfire preferred.
+ Knowledge of morphometric image analysis e.g. ImageJ, HALO, Definiens, or Visiopharm or computer programming especially R, Python, or MATLAB is beneficial.
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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