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Research Associate

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a Sr. Research Associate for a Direct Hire Opportunity in San Diego, California.**

**Specific Responsibilities of the Research Associate includes:**

+ Perform tissue culture work including mammalian cell lines and primary cells.

+ Develop appropriate in vitro biochemical, molecular and cell-based assays including cytotoxicity, cell proliferation, high-content imaging, and luminescence-based assays to screen and develop small-molecule therapeutics.

+ Design and execute in vitro cell and molecular biology assays including, but not limited to, RNA extraction, qRT-PCR, FACS, SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence as necessary to support target discovery, validation, mechanism of action, drug development and biomarker selection.

+ Plan and execute scientific experiments to detect and characterize mRNA splicing, as required.

+ Analyze and document experimental data in electronic notebooks in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the company rules.

+ Present scientific data to colleagues and assist in the preparation of internal and external presentations (presentations, posters, publications).

+ Perform additional general duties to support the safe and efficient operation of the laboratory as required.

+ Efficiently managing scheduling of studies, and managing own time to complete assigned work by due date.

**Requirements of the Research Associate includes:**

+ B.S. or M.S. in Biological Sciences or related field with 2+ years of laboratory experience. Prior industry experience is a plus.

+ Broad knowledge of Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Histology Imaging and in vitro assay development.

+ **Strong expertise in mammalian cell culture (adherent & suspension cultures) and cell-based assays (e.g. proliferation, viability, luminescence assays).**

+ **Proficiency with molecular biology techniques, such as qRT-PCR, RNA-seq, Western blotting, ELISA, HTRF.**

+ Broad knowledge and experience with alternative splicing a plus.

+ Proven ability to collaborate in a team environment and work independently.

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills.

+ Must have strong work ethic, able to multi-task, detail-oriented and enthusiastic for laboratory work.

+ Must be a team-player, punctual and reliable, dependable and flexible in adapting to change in a multi-disciplinary, fast-paced work environment

**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. (
Posted: 2021-05-31 Expires: 2021-07-01

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