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Scientist II- Cell biology

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
**Kelly Services** is currently seeking a **Scientist II** in **Cambridge, MA** to work a contract assignment 6 **month duration** **(6 month contract to start with strong possibility of perm conversion)** for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100 companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.



**Primary Responsibilities includes:**



Minimum requirement is PhD with 0-3 years experience or MS 5 yrs and BS 7yrs industry experience. Biology, pharmaceutical science, or chemical engineering background with strong writing skills, and/or any experience handling cells is highly preferred.



POSITION OBJECTIVES:This scientist position will play an important role in developing the clinical manufacturing processes and/or analytical methods for developing cellular therapy products. Independently plans and executes process and assay development, characterization and qualification studies. Prepares study protocols, reports, technology transfer documentation, and regulatory documents for clinical trials. Presents study results at team or department meetings, to external partners or at conferences.





This scientist position will play an important role in developing the clinical manufacturing processes and/or analytical methods for developing cellular therapy products. Independently plans and executes process and assay development, characterization and qualification studies. Prepares study protocols, reports, technology transfer documentation, and regulatory documents for clinical trials. Presents study results at team or department meetings, to external partners or at conferences.



**POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:**



Understands project timelines and deliverables and plans/coordinates project work accordingly with departmental, functional and external stakeholders



Provides technical leadership to project teams within area of expertise and commits resources to execute specific project tasks.



Contributes significantly and independently to project work which may include multiple projects within functional area.



Reviews, interprets and communicates data cross-functionally within CMC and/or project teams.



Plans and implements resolutions to technical problems/issues



Represents functional area on GCT project teams by communicating activities from designated functional area to project team



Supports local and global initiatives which may include leading initiatives or work streams



Serves as a technical resource for junior staff and leverages expertise in laboratory technology as a functional resource/trainer.



Independently designs and executes experiments, and reports results



Assists with development of project strategy and communicates complex data/decisions within department and cross functionally as necessary



Builds and maintains relationships with key vendors and assists with technical aspects of vendor negotiations



Proactively analyses manufacturing issues and coordinates potential resolution with the CMC team.



Responsible for integrating scientific/technical efforts around cross-functional issues.





**Education and Experience:**



Required:



PhD in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, chemical or biomedical engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 0+ years relevant industry experience



Sound knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)



Previous experience with the use of contract facilities



Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary team environment



Demonstrated mastery of subject or area related to field



Knowledge and Skills:



Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills - Able to troubleshoot critical issues or problems, and determine causes and possible solutions



Teamwork -- Ability to work well in highly cross functional team environment and across global line functions.



Communication Skills -Able to expresses ones self clearly and concisely within team; documents issues and/or concerns concisely with colleagues; adjusts communication style as appropriate for the audience; timely and effectively communicates issues to supervisor; technical writing skills to support authorship of internal technical documents



Organization Exercises good time management and prioritization skills and is able to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously



Knowledge Sharing - Ability to capture organizational knowledge; improve solutions, processes, and deliverables through use of information; improve information capital by contributing experience, theories, deliverables, and models for others to use



Resource Management -Ability to manage ones time within individual, departmental, and corporate goals and timelines; management of internal and external resources (vendors)



External Involvement Demonstrated involvement in professional community evidenced by presentation of scientific posters or lectures at professional conferences or events



Technical - Subject matter expertise and knowledge of applicable lab equipment and operations.



LINE FUNCTION SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:



Experience in developing cell therapy or biological products manufacturing processes, or experience in developing and executing cellular characterization assays, including flow cytometry-based, and multiplexed luminescent readouts



In-depth experience in principles and practices of cell biology methodologies, cellular immunology or stem cell biology (e.g., induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)), including cell culture, cell transfection and transduction, development and execution of functional in vitro and preclinical methods relevant for various types of immune cells or stem cells.



Understanding and experience of using the tools of Design of Experiment (DOE) and Quality by Design (QBD) in process & assay design, development, qualification and validation.



**APPLY NOW!**



**For immediate consideration, please send your resume in a WORD document to gaut985@kellyservices.com**




**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.

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Posted: 2020-11-06 Expires: 2020-12-07

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