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Research Associate

Kelly Services
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
**Research Associate I**

Kelly has an immediate opening within a molecular diagnostic company in Sunnyvale, CA. This is a full-time, 6 month, contract position.


The Research Associate will be working in the R&D group focusing primarily on qPCR and RT-PCR assay and product development in an FDA-QSR and ISO9001 compliant organization.


+ Preparing buffer reagents to support and optimize qPCR and RT-PCR conditions

+ Handling and dealing with infectious viruses

+ Optimizing sample preparation

+ Contributing to design of experiments (DOE)

+ Handling of clinical samples and helping perform microbiology work of various microorganisms and tissue cultures

+ Use of standard operating procedures (SOPs) or scientific methods to guide work and solve standard problems


+ Bachelors degree in Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, etc.)

+ 1 year of experience within molecular diagnostic/pharmaceutical/or biotech company (can also be public health labs or biomedical research facilities)


+ Experience with viral and bacterial cultures is a plus

+ Experience in molecular biology techniques including nucleic acid extraction, RT-PCR, BLAST, and DNA sequencing is a plus

+ Ability to work in various laboratory environments, including in a Clean Room & BSL-1/2(+) Lab is a plus

+ Ability to handle blood or other types of bodily fluids is a plus


+ M-F, flexibility required for rotational weekend work

+ 6 month long contract position

**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. (
Posted: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-06

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