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Scientist III, Molecular Biology _ Austin, TX

Kelly Services
Austin, TX 78703
**Scientist III, Molecular Biology _ Austin, TX**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Scientist III, Molecular Biology for one of our top clients in Austin, TX.

Pay Rate: $42.50/hr

Duration: 1 year


+ Will apply technical knowledge to isolate RNA/DNA from biological samples, make NGS libraries and sequencing.

+ Will conduct experiments and/or evaluation of specific products

+ Will contribute as a team member to meet pre-defined goals

+ Modify experimental procedures to suit the particular needs of experiments

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

+ Analyze the data derived and explain the outcome of their experiments

+ Has general textbook knowledge

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

+ May assist in preparing material for manuals, articles for the newsletter, patents or scientific publications

+ Prepares regular reports documenting experiments

+ Presents research data and conclusions in 10-30-minute sessions

+ Ability to read a scientific paper, reproduce the experiments described and understand the conclusions

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

+ Able to recognize need for deviation from set procedures

+ Desired Skills and attributes:

+ Strong laboratory and technical hands on skills required:

+ Pipet and perform procedures reproducibly

+ Perform a dilution series to create a standard curve

+ Perform lab calculations needed to make solutions from powder or from stock solutions and able to make the buffers from recipes

+ Operate most basic lab equipment such as computers, centrifuges, quantitation instruments, Agilent Bioanalyzer, PCR and qPCR instruments, plate reader

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

+ Level of comfort with complex biological instrumentation such as microtomes and homogenizers

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

+ Experience with nucleic acid purification automation

+ Experience working with BSL2 sample types

+ Strong theoretical understanding of the procedures

+ Basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet programs, PowerPoint, e-mail and searching the internet.

+ Creative and innovative

+ Good writing & presentation skills

+ Strong documentation and strong organizational skills

+ Works well in a team setting

+ Strong multi-tasking skills

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

+ Inspires and co-ordinates people to achieve specific goals

+ Generates ideas to improve current processes

+ Sets example by demonstrating excellence

+ Demonstrates leadership qualities

+ Help coordinate tasks within the team


+ Bachelors or Masters degree in Biological Science, chemistry, biochemistry, biomedical engineering or related field.

+ At least 3-5 years laboratory experience in either academic or industry setting. Industrial experience in product development environment a plus.

+ Regulated background experience a plus.

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. Email for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.

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

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