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Research Associate, Immunology - Level I or II

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
**Research Associate I/II, Immunology**


Cambridge, MA


Direct Hire/Salaried


**Description of Position:**


We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Immunology team in Cambridge, MA. The successful candidate will have hands on experience in Immunology and immune cell biology. This individual will join a team of scientists to engineer novel immune cell therapies derived from induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) for the treatment of inflammatory or autoimmune diseases. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to contribute to bringing a new class of cellular therapies to patients with seriously debilitating diseases using our unique platform.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Work closely with scientists to perform experiments for proof of concept studies in vitro and in vivo

+ Isolate and culture primary and engineered human immune cells

+ Characterize immune cells by multicolor flow cytometry and assess their functions using cell-based assays

+ Generate and collect data, and communicate the results effectively to peers

+ Document experimental data in electronic laboratory notebooks in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the company quality management system

+ Collaborate with other team members as needed to advance our immunology programs

+ Attend and present data at laboratory team meetings


**Minimum Requirements:**


+ Minimum of a Bachelors or Masters degree in Immunology or related discipline is required

+ Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in discovery research settings is required

+ Hands on experience with mammalian cell culture such as primary immune cells is required

+ Experience with multi-color flow cytometry and cell-based functional assays, including cell proliferation, cytokine and cytotoxicity assays is required

+ Self-motivated; highly organized work style; ability to maintain detailed documentation

+ Ability to work effectively with peers in a results-oriented research environment

+ Effective communication and interpersonal skills


**Working Environment:**


+ In this position you will work in a controlled laboratory environment

+ You may be periodically required to move heavy equipment up to 50lbs

+ There is a risk of potential exposure to chemicals and biohazards

+ Working in the laboratory requires mandatory use of personal protective equipment


**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: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28

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