1+ months

Research Associate

Kelly Services
Rochester, MN 55905
**Laboratory Research Technologist**

Kelly scientific is seeking a **research professional** to join a growing biotech company based in **Rochester, Minnesota** for an exciting **direct-hire opportunity** . This company provides innovative solutions to support virus, gene and cell therapies in order to improve the quality of life for patients worldwide. This is an opportunity to work for a leading provider of products and services with a focus on viro-immunotherapies.


We are looking for a research technologist with experience in cell culture to help characterize novel viruses by developing and performing in vitro cell-based assays. The candidate will be required to maintain appropriate cell lines and engineer and characterize new cell lines as required for assay development.


+ Contribute to the development, trouble-shooting, and validation of new cell-based assays to use for virus characterization.

+ Engineer cell lines to express desired targets or reporters.

+ Characterize the expression levels of target receptors on cells using flow cytometry.

+ QC and maintain master cell banks.

+ Collect, analyze, and present scientific data to the research team.

+ Perform independent experimental research but will work in close collaboration with the rest of the scientific team in a highly cross-functional and project-oriented environment.


+ Bachelors Degree in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a related field

+ minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience

+ High level of proficiency in the culture of established tumor-cell lines, including both adherent and suspension cell cultures.

+ Previous experience performing cell-based assays.

+ Demonstrated ability to learn new laboratory techniques quickly.

+ Track record of successfully working independently to meet deadlines.

+ Demonstrated ability to multi-task on multiple projects. Experience with fluorescence microscopy.

+ Demonstrated ability to record and analyze data


+ Job type: Direct-Hire with company

+ Location: Rochester, MN

+ Schedule: Mon-Fri

+ Shifts: 8:00a-5:00p

+ Pay rate: $53,000-$70,000

+ Great benefits (Paid Holidays, PTO, Health insurance, Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability Life Insurance, Dental/ vision Insurance, Simple IRA with an employer match)

*References will be requested and background checks will be required prior to start of employment.

** For immediate consideration please send your resume to or book an interview directly on my calendar **


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-10 Expires: 2022-10-10

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Research Associate

Kelly Services
Rochester, MN 55905

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast