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Scientist II

Kelly Services
Austin, TX 78703
**Kelly Scientific has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to top talent individuals in the marketplace. We are looking to fill a** **_Scientist II_** **role with one of our top clients in** **_Austin, TX_** **.**


**Title:** Scientist II


**Pay:** Based on experience


**Location:** Austin, TX


**Duration:** 12 months + possible extensions


**Shift:** Days


**Employment Type** : Full time 40 hrs/wk


**Job Description:**


Will work in a fast-paced environment and contribute as a team member to meet pre-defined goals


Will apply technical knowledge to develop kits/reagents/instruments for nucleic acid purification from various sample types, which include FFPE, blood, plasma, cells and tissues


Will conduct experiments in molecular biology laboratories (including a BSL2 lab) on a continuous basis


Perform sample extraction on automated instruments and all the quantitation testing using various analytical tools


Develop a hypothesis and then design the necessary set of experiments to test the hypothesis with limited guidance


Maintain accurate and detailed lab notebooks and appropriate documentation based on the scientific method enabling other scientists to reproduce their experiments


Analyze the data derived and explain the outcome of their experiments


Prepare regular reports documenting experiments and present research data to a broader team


Able to exercise independent judgment within generally defined procedures, laboratory methods and techniques


**Requirements/Qualifications:**


o BS or MS in science discipline and 3-5 years laboratory experience in either academic or industry setting


o Prepare solutions routinely from either powder or stock solutions following formulations, pipet and perform procedures reproducibly


o Operate most basic lab equipment such as computers, centrifuges, UV light box and camera, quantitation instruments, Agilent Bioanalyzer, PCR and qPCR instruments, plate reader


o Routine experience with most common molecular procedures such as nucleic acid isolation, PCR, RT-PCR


**Preferred Skills:**


Level of comfort with complex biological instrumentation such as microtomes and homogenizers (preferred but not required)


Familiarity with next-generation technologies such as library prep, sequencing, digital PCR. Hands-on experience is a plus


Experience with nucleic acid purification automation


Experience working with BSL2 sample types


Experience with next generation sequencing is a plus


Familiar with basic Microsoft tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Creative and innovative


Good writing & presentation skills


Strong documentation and organizational skills


Strong multi-tasking skills


Works well in a team setting, help coordinate tasks within the team, inspires and co-ordinates people to achieve specific goals


Shows initiative by taking on new tasks, beyond what is generally expected


**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 (https://www.mykelly.us/us-mykelly/perks/) ?). 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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-08-23 Expires: 2021-09-23

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