1+ months


Kelly Services
Austin, TX 78703
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a **Scientist** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Austin.**

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.

**Job Title: Scientist**

**Pay: $42 per hour**

**Position Summary** :

+ Will apply technical knowledge to develop kits/reagents/instruments/workflows for nucleic acid purification from various biological sample types

+ Modify experimental procedures to suit the particular needs of experiments

+ Develop a hypothesis and then design the necessary set of experiments to test the hypothesis with limited guidance

+ Analyze the data derived and explain the outcome of their experiments

+ Maintain accurate and detailed lab notebooks and appropriate documentation based on the scientific method enabling other scientists to reproduce their experiments

+ May assist in preparing material for manuals, patents, application notes, scientific publications

+ Prepares regular reports documenting experiments

+ Presents research data and conclusions in 10-30 minute sessions

+ Ability to read a scientific paper, reproduce the experiments described, understand the results and draw conclusions

+ Complete lab compliance activities

Skills and attributes:

**Candidates with experience that includes major developments and contributions are encouraged to apply.**

+ Strong laboratory and technical hands on skills required:

+ Pipet and perform procedures reproducibly

+ Perform a dilution series to create a standard curve

+ Perform lab calculations needed to make solutions from powder or from stock solutions and able to make the buffers from recipes

+ Operate basic lab equipment such as computers, centrifuges, vacuum pumps

+ Routine experience with most common molecular procedures such as nucleic acid isolation, endpoint PCR, real-time PCR, Nanodrop, Qubit, plate readers

+ Experience in an IVD development environment

+ Experience writing and implementing quality focused procedures

+ Experience in a clinical setting or CLIA certified laboratory

+ Experience with various procedures for nucleic acid purification, in the manual format and automated

+ Experience working with clinical samples in BSL2 lab setting

+ Experience with development of tests for infectious diseases or cancer

+ Strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet programs, powerpoint, and statistical analysis.

+ Creative and innovative

+ Good writing & presentation skills

+ Strong documentation and strong organizational skills

+ Works well in a team setting

+ Capable of multi-tasking and ensure timely completion and execution of tasks

+ Pays attention to details

+ Be agile with changing environments

+ Shows initiative by taking on new tasks, beyond what is generally expected

+ Inspires and coordinates people to achieve specific goals

+ Generates ideas to improve current processes


Bachelors or Masters degree in Biological Science, chemistry, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, infectious diseases or related field.

PhD is a plus.

At least 3 years laboratory experience in an industry setting in a product development environment or clinical lab setting with a regulated background experience.

**Candidates with experience that includes major developments and contributions are encouraged to apply.**

**We invite you to bookmark our Web site and encourage you to review it regularly for new opportunities worldwide:** at **.**

**_Kelly Services is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world._**

**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

**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/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-08-21 Expires: 2020-10-01

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