25 days old

Research Associate

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a **Research Associate** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **San Diego.**

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**Job Title: Research Associate**

**Pay: $35.71 per hour**

**Job description:**

The Oncology Discovery team at the Oncogenesis Thematic Research Center is seeking a Research Associate to support our drug discovery and characterization efforts. The qualified candidate will leverage various CRISPR/Cas9 technologies to enable genetic screens to support early and late stage drug mechanism of action studies. They will assist senior team members in performing the totality of the screening process, from cell line generation to NGS library preparation and target validation. Common skills and techniques used will include mammalian cell culture, PCR, and western blot.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills and will be capable of working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment. 1-2 years pre- or post-undergraduate, wet lab research experience required; no PhD candidates. This position is in San Diego, CA.

Required Competencies: Essential Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Bachelors degree in a scientific discipline (no PhD candidates)

1-2 years of wet lab research experience and basic knowledge of cancer biology

Understanding of mammalian cell culture and sterile technique

Ability to multi-task and prioritize time management of daily activities to deliver timely results

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Basic molecular biology skills, including PCR and western blotting, highly preferred

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Design research protocols in collaboration with senior researchers

Execute existing cellular and molecular biology protocols in the laboratory

Maintain cancer cell lines and establish new stable lines via lentiviral transduction

Perform genetic targeting using siRNA, shRNA or CRISPR/Cas9 technology for cell line characterization and screening, including studies performed on a genome-wide scale

Conduct routine molecular and cellular experiments including gDNA and RNA isolation, PCR, cloning, western blot analysis, flow cytometry, and microplate cell proliferation assays

Identify experimental issues, troubleshoot, and recommend a corrective course of action

Record data in electronic notebook in accordance to company policy

Communicate results in written and oral presentations

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**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

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**About Kelly** ****

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Posted: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28

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