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Scientist Crystallography

Kelly Services
Spring House, PA 19477
Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group (KellyOCG), a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking a Scientist for a long-term engagement at one of our Global clients in Springhouse, PA. This role is a full-time, fully benefitted position. As a KellyOCG employee you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from. Youll also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation and sick/personal time. All KellyOCG employees receive annual performance reviews.


Please send your resume to Alicia Cali at alic019@kellyservices.com or call/text at 216.256.7768


**Scientist, Protein Sciences**


The Structural & Protein Sciences department is a global and integrated team that utilizes state-of-the-art capabilities to enable small molecule discovery for R&D by providing high quality proteins for assay development, HTS, pharmacological profiling and ligand bound structures via X-ray crystallography, Cryo-EM and NMR. We seek individuals with strong communication and organizational skills to connect with the team to deliver on these goals and objectives, foster an environment of collaboration and collegiality.


The BPO Scientist, X-ray crystallography will:


+ Participate in the crystallization of ligand bound protein complexes for X-ray data collection and all aspects associated with these routine activities from generation of crystallization solutions and screens to freezing and shipping crystals for data collection.

+ Crystallize, inspect, harvest and freeze proteins complexed with small molecules for X-ray diffraction analysis.

+ Crystallize with micro and macro-seeding techniques and demonstrate proficiency with various ligand soaking and co-crystallization protocols.

+ Operate and maintain automated liquid handling robotics for screen formulation, drop setting, etc.

+ Additional responsibilities include experimental design and set up, documentation in database(s), maintaining lab notebooks.

+ Majority of time will be hands-on work in the laboratory

+ Opportunity to work on cutting-edge science in a structure-based drug design setting


Baseline skills:


+ BS degree in structural biology, protein biochemistry/biophysics, crystallography or equivalent major with 2 or more years relevant laboratory research experience or a Masters/PhD is required.

+ Experience setting up crystallization trays, harvesting protein crystals and freezing them using cryoprotectants.

+ Sound knowledge on how to optimize initial crystal hits to produce high resolution diffracting crystals.

+ Excellent communication and writing skills.

+ Detail-oriented, highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and deliver quality data

+ Experience with operating common crystallization liquid handling instruments (eg. Mosquito, Phoenix, Formulator) is preferred.

+ Experience in other methods of biophysical and structural biology, such as Cryo-EM, is a plus.


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


The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG ) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services workforce solutions.


Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.


The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.


**AboutKelly Services** ****


As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/kellyservices) , LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/kellyservices) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/kellyservices) .


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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-08-25 Expires: 2021-09-25

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