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Scientist, Molecular Biology

Kelly Services
Berkeley, CA 94701
**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


**Overview**


We are seeking a Research Associate for one of our clients, a Berkeley, CA based venture-backed biotechnology company focused on developing novel immunotherapies intended to transform the treatment of cancer. The ideal candidate will have multiple responsibilities, including the development of molecular assays to measure drug product activity, contributing to decisions on drug candidates and program progression, as well as being responsible for the integrity and quality of data produced. The successful candidate must have experience with basic molecular biology techniques, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment.


**Preferred Experience**


+ 1-3 years of hands-on experience in an academic or industrial research laboratory setting

+ Experience with PCR reaction parameter design and troubleshooting

+ Knowledge of nucleic acid analysis, purification, and quantification methods

+ Expertise with qPCR is a plus

+ NGS library construction and QC experience is a plus


**Preferred Education**


+ B.S. with focus in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Bioengineering, or related discipline


**Additional Skills**


+ Basic computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)

+ Ability to lift 10 pounds regularly

+ Ability to prioritize and organize workload

+ Self-motivated and reliable

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

+ Able to efficiently multi-task and contribute to multiple projects

+ Open, transparent, and collaborative


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-28

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Scientist, Molecular Biology

Kelly Services
Berkeley, CA 94701

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