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Scientist / Sr. Scientist - Cellular Assay Development

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
**Scientist / Sr. Scientist In-vitro cellular assay development and screening**

Every day, Kelly Scientific & Clinical connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers, and we currently have a DIRECT HIRE opening for a Scientist / Sr. Scientist in Chicago, IL.


+ Develop high-throughput in-vitro cell-based assays to evaluate small molecule inhibitors

+ Contribute to the R&D of the proprietary high-throughput and label-free cell-based assay that reports on specific enzyme activities

+ Will be instrumental in commercializing the assay for high-throughput screening and identification / characterization of small molecule drug candidates and reaction mechanisms

+ Manage a commercial tissue culture facility

+ Lead internal technology development projects around novel cell-based assays

+ Review, analyze, and communicate results to clients and the team


+ Ph.D. in biology, immunology, biochemistry, cell biology or related field

+ Outstanding in-vitro cellular assay focused publication record (evaluating small molecule inhibitors)

+ Industry experience in high-throughput in-vitro cell-based assay development and small molecule screening is a plus

+ Experience with automated liquid handling, enzyme kinetics, mass spectrometry, and high throughput screening is preferred

+ Experience in generating cell lines, including over-expressing and knockout cell lines using CRISPER and/or other technologies

+ Critical thinking skills to develop novel assays, design experiments, and interpret results independently

+ Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

+ Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

Relocation assistance offered

**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. (
Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-09-30

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Chicago, IL 60684

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