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Research Technician

Kelly Services
Thousand Oaks, CA 91358
**Research Technician Preclinical (In vitro) | Thousand Oaks, CA**


**_Kelly Science & Clinical is looking for an In Vitro Research Technician to work with a growing biotechnology company in Thousand Oaks! Apply today for immediate consideration!_**


We are a fully integrated AAV engineering and gene therapy company poised to create the next generation of innovative genetic therapies, with life-changing potential for patients with grievous unmet medical needs. We leverage our proprietary high-throughput AAV engineering platform to create viral vectors with cell-type and tissue level specificity, overcoming many of the biological limitations of early gene therapy efforts. We are seeking a Research Technician to support exploratory next-generation gene therapy programs for CNS disease as a member of the Preclinical Team. In collaboration with other Team members, the candidate will be responsible for executing cell-based studies utilizing a variety of preclinical and exploratory methods, including AAV drug delivery, AAV cloning, cell-specific expression targeting and de-targeting profiling, cell processing, immunocytochemistry or other bioanalytical measures to generate data in support of the selection of development drug candidates and new IND applications.


A successful candidate will have a technical background with in-vitro cell-based assays utilizing hIPSCs or derived lines preferably neuronal lineages, previous exposure to proper record keeping, assay execution, and a desire to grow and learn!


**Qualifications** :


+ Bachelor s with relevant scientific experience in cell biology, molecular biology, pharmacology, or a related scientific discipline

+ Follow and perform established experimental design protocols to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision

+ Analyze, record, and provide interpretation of experimental data, and engage Team members in scientific discussions

+ Effectively follow experimental methods from literature and make modifications as necessary

+ Communicate experimental and troubleshooting needs to other Team members to support long-term protocol development.

+ Work closely with other Team members to coordinate research efforts to meet fast-paced timelines

+ Excellent ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner

+ Thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced research environment

+ Thorough understanding and relevant experience with in-vitro research techniques e.g. primary cell cultures, hIPSC-derived cell lines, cell line differentiation, cell culture maintenance

+ Hands on experience with molecular gene expression studies e.g. in vitro transfection, viral transduction and associated techniques e.g. immunocytochemistry, qPCR, ELISA

+ Training and demonstrated experience with sterile technique in a cell culture facility a must

+ Willingness to attend to cell culture maintenance schedules and ongoing studies with limited weekend hours


**Preferred Qualifications**


+ One or more years of industry or academic experience conducting nonclinical and/or IND-enabling studies

+ Hands on experience in assay development for gene expression studies using imaging-based approaches


**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)
Posted: 2022-06-03 Expires: 2022-07-04

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