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Research Scientist-Bacterial Fermentation

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
**Kelly Services is seeking a Research Scientist for a PERMANENT position in Cambridge, MA.**

Our client is a next-generation industrial biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts that produces plant-based ingredients.They use a variety of patented and proprietary technologies for engineering microbes for the production of specialty chemicals, such as food ingredients, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

They are seeking a motivated individual for a research scientist position that will specialize in small scale fermentation process and assay development. This hands-on position requires a desire and ability to work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team, as well as the demonstration of a high degree of flexibility, creativity, and initiative applied to the various duties and aspects of the position.This person will be expected to tackle a variety of challenges as an integral part of the company's R & D team.

**Responsibilities** :

+ Develop, test, and optimize small scale e.g. 96-well plate-based fermentation conditions and parameters for the production of complex natural products

+ Develop novel assays to measure diverse target compounds with increased throughput

+ Apply and incorporate augmentation and automation solutions

+ Work as part of a multi-disciplinary scientific team to effectively communicate plans and results for tool and assay development

+ Lead seamless implementation and integration of newly developed tools into the teams workflows

**Required Qualifications** :

+ Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or a related field

+ Experience in small-scale microbial fermentation optimization 96 well plate or shake flasks

+ Experience in developing medium to high throughput assays for product quantification or cellular analysis

+ Critical thinker with enthusiasm for deriving solutions to complex challenges in a biotechnology lab

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Understanding of microbial physiology and/or experience in metabolic engineering


**For immediate consideration please send your resume in a WORD document to**


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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