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Research Associate

Kelly Services
La Jolla, CA 92037
**Research Assistant San Diego, CA**

_Non-Profit Global Health Research Institute_


_This is a 6-month contract with Scripps Research, a world-class biomedical research with state-of-the-art drug discovery and development capabilities._


We are seeking a highly motivated individual to support antiviral drug discovery programs. Under this role, the ideal candidate will work in a team environment to support the execution of key high-throughput assays, develop new _in vitro_ assays, and maintain cell culture lines.


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**


+ Perform general lab duties

+ Tissue culture and preparation of media and reagents

+ Compound handling and plate inventory

+ Develop _in vitro_ assays for BSL2-level viruses to enable drug discovery flowcharts

+ Execute high-throughput assays against for screening campaigns and routine SAR profiling

+ Data analysis and lab notebook documentation

+ The position requires great attention to detail, troubleshooting capability and flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced environment


**Qualifications and Experience:**


+ Bachelor of Science in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or related field

+ 3-5 years laboratory experience

+ Experience working with viruses: stock generation, determining infectious titers, setting up _in vitro_ assays is preferred

+ Experience with cell-based and biochemical assays using methods such as imaging, luminescence, fluorescence and absorbance in high-density formats

+ Experience with database interface and data analysis using Excel, GeneData and Prism

+ Excellent oral and written communications skills


Apply today for immediate consideration!


**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: 2021-09-17 Expires: 2021-11-08

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