21 days old


Kelly Services
Ridgefield, CT 06879
**Title:** Scientist

**Location:** Ridgefield, CT 06877

**Duration:** 24 months contract with potential to extend

**Job Description:**

Seeking an innovative Scientist to join the Research Beyond Borders department, Regenerative Medicine group, located at our Ridgefield, Connecticut facility. You will join a team of highly experienced scientists working at the cutting edge of regenerative medicine. You will be supervised by a senior scientist and perform _in vitro_ cell-based assays and drug candidate testing. Your work will directly contribute to drug target discovery and potentially drug development.

**Duties & Responsibilities:**

+ After initial training, and under supervision, design, execute and troubleshoot cell-based assays, including functional stem cell differentiation, fluorescence activated cell sorting, etc.

+ Isolate primary cells from animal tissue, perform immunostainings and functional assays on cells and tissues

+ Image and data analysis on Fluorescence and Confocal Microscope

+ Perform biochemical and molecular biology experiments such as western blotting, qRT-PCR, ELISA, etc.

+ Analyze all data and effectively communicate results orally and in writing, with a high level of integrity and ethics

+ Perform literature searches and extract relevant information from published protocols, etc. and implement them

+ Work in a collaborative manner with department members to help drive project success

+ Comply with applicable regulations, perform all work in a safe manner; Maintain proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies

**Scientist II Requirements:**

+ Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution, in Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field and at least 2 years of lab experience in an academic or industry setting, or Master of Science degree from an accredited institution in the same.

+ Experience in standard cell culture required,

+ Some familiarity with Image and data analysis on Fluorescence and Confocal Microscope

+ Basic skills in standard biochemical and molecular biology techniques such as immunostaining, flow cytometry, ELISA and qRT-PCR

+ Ability to quickly learn new techniques

+ Ability to trouble shoot experiments and provide solutions, with supervision

+ Possess written and oral communications skills and ability to prepare and present data to project teams

+ Ability to work in a matrix environment

+ Proficiency with presentation and data analysis software

**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: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-01

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