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Research Technician II (S. San Francisco, CA)

Kelly Services
South San Francisco, CA 94080
**Research Technician II - In-vivo (S. San Francisco, CA)**


We are proud to offer an exciting temp. opportunity to work as a Research Technician II at an innovative, entrepreneurial and well-known Pharmaceutical company located in the South San Francisco. Join this team of employees who are helping to improve healthcare by developing and manufacturing pharmaceutical products that positively affect the lives of patients.





Temporary Assignment for 1 year (may extend longer)



Full-Time (40 hours a week), Monday-Friday





The Department of Oncology Biomarker Development (OBD) is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to contribute to Cancer Immunotherapy (CIT) drug development and reverse translation efforts. Specifically, this individual will utilize preclinical animal models to experimentally inform a deeper understanding of CIT resistant mechanisms. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong background in using rodent animal models. Specific responsibilities will include conducting _in vivo_ and _in vitro_ assays. _In vivo_ work will include small animal handling techniques such as mouse tumor inoculation and measurement, oral, s.c. and i.v. dosing, blood and tissue collection. _In vitro_ work includes a range of cellular assays and molecular biological techniques to help interpret _in vivo_ observations. The candidate will be part of a multifunctional team, including discovery scientists, bioinformatics scientist and clinical researchers.



**Responsibilities:**




+ Provide support to scientists in the biomarker development to interrogate the mechanisms of action and identify potential biomarkers of therapeutic response.

+ Coordinate the execution of _in vivo_ studies to demonstrate efficacy and mechanism of action or resistance of our existing and emerging therapeutics.

+ Specific responsibilities would focus on animal studies including monitoring, dosing, and animal necropsy and organ collection.

+ Hands on experience with small rodents and administration of drugs through various routes.

+ Use of cellular and molecular techniques to monitor changes in immune cell populations, including flow cytometry, tissue culture, and functional assays.

+ Duties may at times involve after hours and weekends.





**Job Requirements:**




+ Bachelors or Masters degree with at least 2 years of relevant scientific experience either in an academic or industry setting.

+ Experience in handling/restraining mice with excellent _in vivo_ dosing techniques, such as i.v. (including tail vein injections), i.p., s.c., i.n., p.o., and animal organ collection and dissection.

+ Proficiency with Graphpad Prism, Excel, Powerpoint and Word.

+ Excellent organizational and effective communication skills.

+ Flexibility, enthusiasm, and a genuine desire to learn.

+ Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional teams involving multiple groups.

+ Attention to details and ability to translate excellent technical skills into high quality results.





**What to expect from us:**




+ A highly functional and collaborative research environment where we aim to translate our understanding of cancer biology to develop personalized therapies and diagnostics to transform clinical practice to benefit patient health.

+ Campus-like life style with a healthy work-life balance.

+ Mentored opportunities to further develop professional skills.





**_Apply Now!_**






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations
providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world
a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**AboutKelly Services** ****



As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect
with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .


Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.

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Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-09-02

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