27 days old

Research Scientist

Kelly Services
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Research Scientist- Brooklyn, NY

Temporary to hire

Core Skills:

+ Phd or masters degree with RNA experience, qPCR and assay development.

About the company:

+ A growing biotech lab, looking for a Scientist who will work within their Assay Development Program. The role involves using RNA aptamer technology to generate novel fluorescent sensors against hard to assay targets in vitro and in cells.

+ Focused on developing and commercializing RNA-based research tools to help accelerate biological research and drug discovery.


+ Successful candidate will characterize and optimize aptamer-based sensors to develop new high-throughput assays and applications from concept to commercialization.

+ Responsible for proposing and implementing methods to streamline and enhance the discovery process. Candidate will be expected to write proposals and present results in team meeting and at conferences.

Required qualifications:

+ Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field.

+ 3+ years of hands-on research experience in nucleic acid biochemistry and RNA biology.

+ Track record of productivity in terms of peer-review publications, patents, and talks.

Preferred qualifications:

+ Experience in RNA thermodynamics, RNA-protein interactions, RNA metabolism and/or nucleic acid sensor development. Previous experience with assay development and validation, high-throughput drug screening, and high-throughput experimental designs.

+ Proficiency with RNA structural analyses and/or in tools to optimize RNA structures or expressions.

+ mRNA production, cell-based fluorescence imaging, bioinformatics/machine learning, and standard protein and molecular biology techniques.


**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-10-03

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