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Research Associate (San Francisco, CA)

Kelly Services

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Job Title Research Associate (San Francisco, CA)

Jobid US15TPDP_BH1442196

Location: San Francisco, CA, 94103, USA

Description **Research Associate (San Francisco, CA)**

Temp to Perm Opportunity! Immediate need!

Full Time (40 hours a week), Monday-Friday, Daytime Hours

Pay Rate is $27 to $30/hour, depending on Education and Experience

**Job Summary**

This Research Associate level position who will support the Cell and Animal models group to develop tools to help understand the mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease transmission, and in the production of new transgenic rodent models in which to test potential therapeutics. The position will be responsible for generating cells expressing human neurodegenerative disease-associated proteins with various mutations, and in cloning constructs for the creation of transgenic mice and rats. The role requires working with infectious mammalian prions in a laboratory setting under biosafety level (BSL) 2. All appropriate training will be provided. The candidate must be highly motivated, have strong, numerical, analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

**Key Responsibilities:**

30% Molecular biology: cloning, mutagenesis, PCR

30% Cell culture and transfection

20% Biochemistry: cell lysis, tissue homogenization, Western blotting

20% Data analysis, organization and reporting

**Required Qualifications:**

+ B.S. degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related subject.
+ Thorough knowledge of Molecular Biology techniques including in-fusion plasmid cloning, site-directed mutagenesis, and transfection of cells.
+ Knowledge of DNA sequence analysis and vector editing software and experience in interpreting DNA chromatograms
+ Experience in cell biology and protein biochemical methods: mammalian cell culture, SDS-PAGE, western blot analysis, and ELISA.
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
+ Computer literacy on both Macintosh and PC, MS-Office suite and basic statistical analysis.
**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience in working at BSL 2 lab
**Why Kelly?**

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies
+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career
+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center
+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans
+ Group- rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*
**_Apply Today!_**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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