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Research Associate

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Research Associate**


Kelly is seeking roles that offer excellent opportunities for talented individuals to learn and grow in a matrixed environment focused on cutting edge gene editing technology


**SHIFT:** 6AM - 12:45PM, hours can be extended once trained and can start 5am, position is ongoing temp with potential to convert


**JOB DESCRIPTION:**


+ The successful applicants will help to run an automated screening platform supporting patented RTDS gene editing technology.

+ This position will work as part of a team and be expected to independently run all aspects of the screening workflow including operation of a liquid handling system for DNA extraction and automated genotyping.

+ Responsibilities will involve sample preparation, reagent preparation, initiating PCR/qPCR reactions, running the liquid handling platform, data analysis and data reporting.

+ Positions are contracted for an initial 90 days and then may be extended dependent on business needs.

+ Both positions are for shift work, one morning to early afternoon, the second afternoon to evening.


**REQUIREMENTS** :


+ a B.Sc. degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field with 0+ years of experience or an AA/HS diploma with 2+ years of experience.

+ Prior experience running automated liquid handlers is essential

+ Theoretical and practical experience with a range of PCR, qPCR, and dPCR Genotyping Protocols such as TaqMan and KASP assays.

+ Hands on experience with DNA extraction and other general Molecular Biology Protocols

+ An understanding of NGS Target Amplicon Resequencing protocols is beneficial

+ Strong problem-solving skills and capabilities to identify process gaps and improve process efficiency Excellent sample and data tracking skills, attention to detail, and the ability to record experimental procedures in a clear, accurate manner

+ Able to follow Standard Operating Procedures

+ Highly proficient in Excel and MS Office suite.

+ Effectively communicates with supervisor through meetings and report writing

+ Ability to be independent, self-motivated, and enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment Ability to work a flexible schedule with possible weekend work is desired.


Type Business Line: Temp-To-Hire Type Business Line : Temp-To-Hire Benefits: Standard Kelly Benefits


For immediate consideration, email your resume to Maji: mahr892@kellyservices.com


**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: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-06

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