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Scientist II

Kelly Services
Carlsbad, CA 92008
**Title:** Scientist II

**Location:** Carlsbad, CA 92008

**Duration:** 11 months contract; possibly longer for the right candidate

**Compensation:** Up to $29.00 per hour; Depending on experience

**Job Description**

+ 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.

**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 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.

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

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**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. 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: 2020-08-21 Expires: 2020-09-21

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