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Kelly Services
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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** **II** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Carlsbad** **.**

**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 II**

**Pay Rate: $30 hour**

**The Position:**

We are seeking a creative and motivated Scientist II to join our rapidly growing Next-Generation Sequencing Applications team. The candidate will be responsible for contributing to the development and launch of new products and will work closely with cross-functional teams including Bioinformatics, Marketing, Technical Service and/or Operations.

Successful candidates will have a background in molecular biology; experience in Next-Generation Sequencing applications, including hands-on experience with library construction, clonal amplification, and reagent formulation is desirable. Familiarity with bioinformatics and/or computational biology is a plus, as is some coding skill in a relevant language. The candidate will work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

A master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a related is desired. Alternately, a bachelor's degree with 3 or more years of experience is acceptable.

This position will be located in Carlsbad, CA. Relocation benefits will not be offered.

**Major Tasks and Responsibilities:**

Designs experimental plans, analyzes experimental data, generates laboratory protocols, and writes technical reports, quantitative analyses, and product summaries

Helps troubleshoot and solve difficult problems in the design/execution of development projects

Maintains accurate lab notebook to support protection of intellectual property in accordance with relevant company required standards

Presents data at internal and external meetings

Interacts closely with other internal departments (i.e., Marketing, Business Development, Quality, Operations and/or Technical Services)

Complies with all company safety, training, and quality regulations

**Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:**

M.S. in Molecular Biology or related field or B.S. with 3 years experience ( 1 year in industrial setting).

Experience with the methods and techniques of molecular biology

Proficiency in data analysis, research design, troubleshooting, and the evaluation of new techniques and procedures for manufacturing reagents, systems, products or technologies

Demonstrated ability to identify and solve difficult problems

Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interpret and summarize scientific results in a clear, concise and accurate manner.

+ The work will be a mix of on-site and off-site, typically M-F, typically 9-5pm, with some flexibility. Typically there is lab work to perform, which can only be done on-site. We ask that other work be handled remotely. At the start there is likely to be a lot of in-person training. We follow standard Covid protocols. Mask wearing and social distancing are required on-site.

+ Must-have skills:

+ Basic molecular biology (pipetting, dilution and normalization, PCR)

+ Data analysis and plotting in Microsoft Excel

+ Presentation of results in Microsoft PowerPoint

+ Nice-to-have skills:

+ Experience with Next Gen Sequencing library preparation and/or instrument operation

+ Experience with more advanced bioinformatics tools and stastical analysis (JMP, R, basic coding in perl, python, etc.)

+ Long Term Temp (1 year max). Possibility of transition to permanent, but there are no guarantees even with great performance as the business situation is hard to predict a year out.

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

**_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/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. (
Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-26

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