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Scientist I _ RTP, NC

Kelly Services
Durham, NC 27709
Scientist I / RTP, NC

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Scientist I for one of our top clients in RTP, NC

As a Scientist I placed with Kelly Services you will perform bench scale synthesis of oligonucleotides with some guidance from the supervisor in the Antisense Oligonucleotide ASO Development and Manufacturing group.


+ Small and pilot scale chromatographic purification and downstream processing of oligonucleotides.

+ Main activities include solution preparation, operating process equipment i.e., oligonucleotide synthesizer, synthesis columns, solvent vessels, chromatography systems, detritylation, and UF/DF, lab and equipment maintenance, restocking raw materials, and troubleshooting equipment issues if they arise.

+ The individual will gain a solid understanding of the ASO solid-phase synthesis and purification processes.

+ The ability to execute lab experiments with some guidance, write experimental reports, execute pilot scale runs as a team member, and collaborate across teams are important.

+ Some independent work is expected with some guidance from the supervisor. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

1. Perform ASO process development activities at both lab and pilot scales. This includes the activities mentioned above, such as solution preparation, restocking raw materials, and lab and equipment maintenance.

2. Writing technical reports.

3. Collaborating with Analytical Development to ensure data is accurate Additional Job


+ BS in chemical engineering, chemistry, or biochemistry with 0 - 4 years of industry experience or MS 0 2 years of industry experience

+ Hands-on experience in solvent preparation, oligonucleotide chemical synthesis, column packing, and chromatography using AKTA systems is highly desirable

+ Experience in both bench and pilot scale labs with emphasis on safe practices is highly desirable

+ Proficient with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

+ Good oral and written communication skills

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. If you have any questions, you can email

Why Kelly?

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

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*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor

**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: 2020-09-02 Expires: 2020-10-03

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