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Research Associate

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Kelly Scientific has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to top talent individuals in the marketplace. We are looking to fill a** **_Research Associate_** **role with one of our top clients in** **_San Diego, CA._**


**Title:** Research Associate


**Pay: $** 29.87/hr


**Location:** San Diego, CA


**Duration:** 12 months + possible extensions


**Shift:** Day Shift


**Employment Type** : Full time- 40 hrs/wk


We are seeking a highly motivated cell and molecular biology contractor to join our Oncology Discovery research team within the Oncogenesis Thematic Research Center (TRC) which specializes in protein homeostasis and targeted protein degradation. The successful candidate will work collaboratively to develop and characterize complex patient derived tumor models using 3D bioprinting. The ideal candidate should have strong technical skills in mammalian cell culture techniques, basic molecular biology and demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills. Experience in 3D cell culture is also desirable. This position is based on-site in San Diego, CA.


**RESPONSIBILITIES:**

Maintain and passage patient derived material to enrich in-house organoid model libraries

Help develop and implement 3D bioprinting of complex 3D tumor models

Conduct various fluorescent microscopy assays on 2D cells and 3D cellular models and use image analysis techniques/software to analyze results

Prepare and analyze histochemistry samples from 3D cellular models, PDX and clinical samples

Design and execution of experiments in cell biology, molecular biology, and assay development

Manage cryopreservation of tissues and cell lines

Maintain an accurate and complete laboratory notebook

Write laboratory protocols and standard operating procedures

Assist team members with house-keeping tasks


**REQUIRED SKILLS:**

Hands-on experience with cell and molecular biology techniques such as:

o Mammalian cell culture (3D culture experience is a plus)

o Plate-based assays such as CTG, apoptosis, Incucyte

o Cryopreservation

o Western blotting; WES/JESS Protein Simple is a plus

o Flow Cytometry

o DNA and RNA extraction and quantification

Attention to detail and ability to perform delicate manual tasks in a laboratory

Interest and proven aptitude in learning and applying new laboratory techniques, skills and instrumentation

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Strong communication skills (able to clearly communicate problems, protocols, and results to colleagues, both in writing and verbally), and ability to keep complete and detailed records

Drive to seeing projects through to successful completion

Fluency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; GraphPad Prism & FlowJo is a plus


**EDUCATION:**

B.S. with a degree relevant experience in biology, chemical biology, chemistry, molecular biology, or a related field **AND** 5-7 years of experience


**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 (https://www.mykelly.us/us-mykelly/perks/) ?). 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)


**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: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-04

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