15 days old

Scientist I

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
Kelly is hiring a **Scientist I** for one of our pharmaceutical clients in **San Diego, CA**

+ Should have wet lab experience

+ Leave of absence coverage Jan 2022-April 2022

+ $44/hr


In silico design of RNA- Oligonucleotide drugs based on RNA structure and/or sequence

Analyzing and interpreting with high throughput screening data with machine learning based methods for the development of Oligonucleotide Therapeutics

Generate data insights to drive RNA-Oligonucleotide projects; iInterface with research teams and support the data analysis and interpretation needs of Oligonucleotide projects


Develop and Implement machine-learning based computational pipelines to prioritize oligonucleotide as well as functional impact in diseases

Support RNA-Oligo therapeutic teams to identify and validate novel drug targets using advanced computational biology techniques.

Independently conduct data analysis tasks within a project scope, exercising judgement to evaluate a variety of statistical factors.

Create visualizations, interpret high dimensional data and explain results to cross-functional teams


Knowledge of and experience with machine learning and bioinformatic techniques.

In-depth knowledge of currently computational methods for Oligo potency prediction

Basic scientific understanding of molecular biology and genomics

Statistical modeling and machine learning to extract features or rules describing RNA-RNA and RNA-protein interactions

Solid knowledge of Unix/Linux, command line interfaces, and fluency in some common scripting and/or programming language (e.g., R, Python, Perl, Java, C / C++), including common machine-learning libraries and framework.

Familiarity with parallel computing, relational databases (e.g., SQL) and cloud computing or distributed computing (i.e. AWS)

Keeps current with emerging trends in bioinformatics and computational biology

Familiarity with popular public domain data sources and programmatic interfaces

Experience in designing and conducting computational biology activities to meet program objectives; able to provide input on timelines and resource needs as indicated

Decision-making and Autonomy

Independently manages own workload

Scientifically independent


Conducts scientific presentations to internal audiences

Excellent problem solving, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills


Receives high level instructions on all work, determines methods on new assignments, works closely with manager, may manage junior staff


PhD degree in a computation biology, bioinformatics, chemistry engineering or similar discipline

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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: 2021-11-22 Expires: 2021-12-23

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