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Research Technologist

Kelly Services
Rochester, MN 55901
**Kelly Scientific Resources is seeking candidates for a Direct-Hire Research Technologist role in Rochester, MN!**


**Job Description** :



The candidate, under the guidance of lead Scientists, will perform experimental activities in support of the generation and in vitro characterization of novel oncolytic VSVs and characterization of target cell lines. The candidate will also work in close collaboration with scientists from other teams in a highly cross-functional and project-oriented environment. Key responsibilities include:




+ Cloning of novel oncolytic VSV constructs, including cloning strategy design and optimization.

+ Rescue of recombinant VSVs.

+ Flow cytometry characterization of cell lines to assess target expression, including data analysis and presentation.

+ Development of cell-based assays for characterization of virus infection/spread.

+ Perform troubleshooting of protocols and experiments.

+ Assists in maintenance and organization of construct, virus, and cell line inventories, and lab equipment.

+ Careful collection, recording, analysis, and summary of data in laboratory notebooks and databases.

+ Perform BSL2 work in compliance with company policies.

+ Work independently as well as collaboratively with fellow employees.

+ Present at research laboratory meetings and contribute to writing of reports.



**Required Qualifications/Skills** :




+ Masters or Bachelors of Science in Molecular Biology, Virology, Cell Biology, or a related field.

+ At least three years of employment experience working in laboratory setting.

+ Demonstrated expertise in mammalian cell culture techniques.

+ Demonstrated expertise in bacterial cloning (restriction digests, PCR, primer design, transformation, plasmid purification, generation of plasmid maps, etc.).




+ Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and driven to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.




+ Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt new methods.

+ Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.

+ Demonstrated ability to keep an accurate lab notebook/records.

+ Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.



**Preferred Qualifications/Skills** :




+ Experience with non-traditional cloning methods e.g. Gibson Assembly, overlapping PCR.

+ Expertise in flow cytometry, including analysis using FlowJo.

+ Experience working with viruses, especially oncolytic viruses.

+ Experience performing assay development or trouble-shooting protocols.



**Type**



Full time Direct Hire



**Compensation and benefits**



Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package including:




+ Paid Holidays

+ PTO

+ Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability

+ Life Insurance

+ AD&D

+ Dental Insurance

+ Simple IRA with an employer match






**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.
Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-08-29

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