1+ months


Kelly Services
Boulder, CO 80305
Scientist -Direct Hire

Compensation- 90K-100K

We are seeking an enthusiastic scientist to join our R&D team working to expand the application space of our digital PCR system. The focus of this role will be to identify, develop, and translate molecular-based assays from concept to product. This position requires strong communication between customer development, R&D, and engineering teams to facilitate the transfer of user needs into research and development projects. The work will be part of an iterative R&D process involving background research, design, testing, and data interpretation. Experimentation will proceed using standard bench assays as well as using our digital PCR platform and may require iteration between the two for project completion. The projects may require the identification, evaluation and/or development of new oils, surfactants, and assay reagents crucial for the performance of the digital PCR system. The candidate must be comfortable working independently and as part of multidisciplinary team. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of initiative and be able to switch between detail-oriented testing and large-scale planning.

**Job Duties**

+ Help identify and develop new applications using our digital PCR system.

+ Execute on multiple research development projects simultaneously.

+ Assist with organizing and running of PCR assays

+ Present clear and concise written and oral communications to colleagues and provide recommendations based on technical results

+ Maintain the laboratory to ensure efficiency and compliance with company policies and operational guidelines

+ Record keeping of bio-samples and chemical stores, capital equipment, maintenance records, etc.

+ Identify areas of opportunity and create action plans for improvement

**Must have knowledge, skills, and abilities:**

+ M.S. or PhD in biological engineering, biochemistry, molecular biology, analytical chemistry or a related discipline.

+ Strong organization, oral and written communication skills

+ Ability to find and interpret scientific literature

+ Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines

+ Demonstrate competency and drive to work collaboratively with peers, including individuals across functional areas, to positively impact the working environment and business performance

+ Experience with standard molecular biology experiments, specifically PCR assays

+ Experience with good lab practices specifically with regards to the handling of DNA, RNA, and protein samples

+ Experience in life sciences industry, specifically experience developing research or diagnostic life science tools

+ Collaborative, collegial, self-starting team player willing to stretch to fill needs within the company

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the capability to listen well and ask insightful and critical questions

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

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding 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 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 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.

**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. 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. at
Posted: 2019-12-16 Expires: 2020-02-15

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