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Research Associate

Kelly Services
Santa Monica, CA 90407
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 **Senior Research Associate** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Santa Monica.**





**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( Brooke.Schoen@kellyservices.com ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.





**Job Title: Research Associate I, Analytical Development**





**Pay: $35 per hour**


**Job Description**

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with analytical development and support experience to work on innovative T cell therapy for cancer treatment. The Senior Research Associate of Analytical Development (AD) will be mainly responsible for deep analytical characterization of cell therapy products at different developmental stages and oversee the maintenance of analytical instruments. You will also be assisting in planning and executing laboratory studies, analyze/review experimental data and carefully document resultant information. This position reports to a Manager.




**Responsibilities** (include but are not limited to):

Proficiently execute cell-based assays on a regular basis or as needed, in support of process development and product characterization

Perform data analysis, data reporting, and further statistical analysis with advanced analysis software

Assist in data verification to ensure data integrity

Maintain and operate plate readers including VersaMax and SpectraMax

Perform reagent lot and assay control qualifications

Transfer cell-based assays from the method development group to analytical testing group

Review and maintain standard operating procedures and analytical test methods

Develop electronic templates for documenting assay execution

Maintain and handle human cell lines: thaw, culture/expand, and cryopreservation

Write, review and edit accurate technical documents

Assist in developing, qualifying, executing and documenting cell-based methods to study and characterize processes for production of T cell therapies

Provide user training on instruments, sample analysis, and cross-train analysts on analytical methods

Coordinate activities for members of project teams in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation

Participate in sampling and study plan meetings to support different functional areas within Process Development

Additional responsibilities may be assigned to reflect changes in business processes.


**Qualifications**

BSc degree with 2 plus years industry experience in cell therapy areas.

Demonstrated strong knowledge of developing cell-based assay, and technical knowledge of instrument & software, and method controls

Proficient in operating equipment such as VersaMax and SpectraMax

Understand deep characterization knowledge in patient materials, product knowledge, and process characterization

Demonstrates emerging ability in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results and interpreting experimental outcomes

Ability to follow laboratory procedures with attention to detail, and successfully execute experiments at the bench

Ability to think critically, demonstrate troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment

Previous experience with other technologies is a plus

Excellent skill in Microsoft word, Excel, MS Teams, and SoftMax Pro analysis software

Comfortable working in a fast-paced company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload/assignments based upon changing priorities

Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description







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**_Kelly Services is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world._**



**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**










**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2020-07-20 Expires: 2020-08-20

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