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Research Associate - in vivo antibody discovery and characterization

Kelly Services
Beltsville, MD 20705
**Research Associate, Antibody Discovery and Protein Engineering**



**Contract-to-Permanent opportunity**



**Beltsville MD**





**Job Description**



Are you interested in joining a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering and developing novel, first-in-class immunomedicines to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases by restoring normal immune function? We are seeking a motivated individual with hands-on experience in mouse immunizations, tissue culture and molecular cloning for antibody discovery towards our novel targets.





**Responsibilities**




+ Immunize mice, process rodent tissue samples and generate hybridoma fusions from B cells and myeloma cells

+ Characterize antibody/ligand binding by ELISA, FACS, HTRF, SPR/BLI assays

+ Recover and analyze gene sequences from hybridoma clones (PCR, molecular cloning, gene and protein sequence analysis, etc)

+ Analyze antibody stability and liabilities, express optimized constructs

+ Generate, interpret, analyze data and present to project teams

+ Independently execute experiments in a collaborative environment





**Requirements:**




+ Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/Immunology with 3-5 years of relevant experience or Masters Degree with 1-3 years of relevant experience.

+ Background in antibody function and immunology.

+ Hands-on experience in sterile tissue culture techniques working with cell lines.

+ Practical experience with molecular biology (ie. PCR, gel electrophoresis, transformations)

+ Experience characterizing antibodies and proteins using automation and high-throughput screens.

+ Enthusiasm to learn new skills and discover new technologies.

+ Exceptional record keeping, analytical and troubleshooting skills.

+ Highly organized and able to operate in a fast-paced setting.

+ Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a multidisciplinary, team-oriented environment






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


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




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-07

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Kelly Services
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