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Research Associate

Kelly Services
Seattle, WA 98194
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 **Research Associate** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Seattle.**

**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 ( ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.

**Job Title: Research Associate**

**Pay: $31.50 per hour**

Typical Work Hours: Mon-Thur 8am-5pm

Weekend/OT: Frequent work required on Sundays during COVID capacity restrictions (some flexibility to set 40hr schedule)

Mix of onsite and remote work

**Job description:**

The Research Associate will join our viral vector process development

group supporting process development, production and

characterization of viral vectors, which are key intermediates in the

CAR-T drug product. The candidate will run cell-based assays using

Jurkat cells as a surrogate method to vector infectivity. Additionally,

this candidate will provide process development support to current

programs and advance our capabilities in vector production.

**Responsibilities** :

Hands-on experimental work in running a Jurkat cell-based assay.

Method includes culturing cells, staining, and flow cytometry for


Hands-on experimental work in the development and optimization of

upstream (cell culture and transfection conditions) and downstream

(clarification, tangential flow filtration, chromatography) unit

operations for viral vector production

Support the process development program for next-generation viral

vector manufacturing platforms

Assist in the planning and design of experiments, execution and

independent analysis of data

Summarize and present scientific data, communicate progress to

project teams

Maintain proper documentation of experimental results.

Support process transfer, development and manufacturing at

external CMOs

**Basic Qualifications** :

B.S. in Engineering, Virology, Biology, Biochemistry, or related


0-2 years of industry experience in process development

Independently motivated with the ability to multi-task, troubleshoot,

problem-solve, and work in teams

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely through oral

presentation and technical writing

**Preferred Qualifications** :

Experience in mammalian cell culture, transfection, harvest and

purification of biological products

Experience in downstream process development using equipment

such as the AKTA Avant

Working knowledge of chromatography, UF/DF, and normal flow

filtration operations

Hands-on purification experience with lentivirus and ability to cross train

and support upstream operations

Experience with general analytical protocols (e.g. ELISA, qPCR, flow

cytometry, etc.) and ability to operate associated analytical equipment

and interpret results

Process transfer and cGMP manufacturing experience

Position Handles Hazardous Materials

Position Works With or Near In-Vivo

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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. (
Posted: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-22

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