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Research Scientist, In Vitro Drug Discovery

Kelly Services
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
**Title: Research Scientist, In Vitro Drug Discovery**


**Location: Sunnyvale, CA**


**Work Type: Direct-Hire, On-Site, Full-Time (M-F)**


**Job Description:**

Kelly's client is a small and fast growing biotechnology company seeking a talented and passionate candidate to join our diverse team. Together, we will discover novel medicines to keep everyone biologically young by targeting the pathological cells that drive aging. The successful candidate will work across programs and will play an integral role in the client's drug discovery platform.


**Responsibilities include:**


+ Execute in vitro experimental research protocols including cell-based, molecular and biochemical assays for drug discovery.

+ Develop and optimize new in vitro disease model systems and experimental compound screening protocols.

+ Evaluate compound properties including mechanism of action and selectivity.

+ Advance compounds forward, from hit compound to lead compound.

+ Maintain detailed, accurate and up-to-date lab records.

+ Learn new techniques, skills, and scientific topics.

+ Work collaboratively on projects while driving individual contributions.

+ Regularly present project updates to colleagues and champion innovation.


**Minimum Requirements:**


+ Ph.D. or equivalent experience in Cellular and Molecular Biology, or a related field.

+ 4+ years of relevant research laboratory experience.

+ Peer reviewed publications or direct contribution to successful drug discovery projects.

+ Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills including strong presentation skills.

+ Excellent organization skills, ability to work collaboratively and thrive in a fast-paced and diverse team environment.

+ Passionate about life sciences research, innovation and drug discovery.


**Preferred Experience And Skills** :


+ Experience in small molecules drug discovery in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.

+ Experience in compound screening and automated liquid handlers.

+ Knowledge of the biology of aging and cellular senescence.


**Environmental Conditions / Physical Demands:**


+ Physical: lifting up to 20 lbs occasionally, standing, bending, repetitive movement, etc.

+ Environmental: exposure to wet lab environment, blood borne pathogens, live animals, and toxic or caustic chemical or reagents


**_For immediate consideration apply today!_**


**_Questions? Please reach out to Jessica at jessica.rubano@kellyscientific.com_**


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-07

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