1+ months

Research Associate- Yonkers NY 10701

Kelly Services
Yonkers, NY 10701
**Research Technician - Protein Biochemistry/Microbiology/Molecular Biology**

**Temporary to Hire**

**Yonkers, NY 10470**

**About the position:**

The Research Technician will play an integral role in the day-to-day operation and conduct of studies in the field of protein-based therapeutics to treat serious bacterial infection.

**Required Skills:**

+ Microbiology, BSL II, molecular cloning, plasmid production

+ Expression, purification, and characterization of recombinant protein targets.

+ Experienced in UV spectrophotometer, balances, chromatography columns, SDS-PAGE, autoclaves, pH meter, refrigerators, freezers and biohazard safety cabinets.


+ Perform research activities in a diverse microbiology laboratory with a wide research base

+ Expression, purification, and characterization of recombinant protein targets and protein candidate therapeutics

+ Use of standard antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) methodologies, including those defined by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), to study antimicrobial activity (e.g. MIC, MBEC, checkerboard, time-kill, lytic assays, synergy studies, resistance determinations, etc.)

+ Mechanism of action studies

+ Bioassays to support preclinical studies (e.g. ELISAs, etc.)

+ Handling, maintenance and study of BSL2 microorganisms

+ Molecular cloning and plasmid production in E. coli, creative protein design and optimization, DNA library preparation and screening, and cell-based activity assays

+ Participate in the planning, conduct and reporting of experiments performed in the lab

+ Maintain clear, legible and detailed laboratory notebooks and computer files

+ Maintain a clean work environment and participate in general lab maintenance

+ Proficiency in analyzing data, analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to resolve routine issues using appropriate information

+ Support the development of abstracts, presentations and manuscripts


+ A Masters degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology or related field with 3+ years of hands on research experience in an industrial or academic setting working directly in areas related to the expression, purification, and characterization of recombinant protein targets and protein candidate therapeutics.

+ PhD candidates will also be considered.

+ Skilled in microbiology with a working understanding of molecular biological techniques

**Preferred Skills:**

+ Experience in a drug-discovery setting in pharmaceutical industry or biotech company

**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-07-27 Expires: 2020-10-26

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