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Scientist, TCR Discovery

Kelly Services
South San Francisco, CA 94080
**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**


As a Research Scientist with the TCR Discovery team, with one of our clients, a leading immune medicine biotechnology company at their South San Francisco location to perform and develop new assays that will fuel the discovery of clinically useful diagnostic and therapeutic candidates. You will design, implement and improve, with minimal supervision, a variety of cellular assays aimed at identification of T and B cell subsets, antigen-specificity, and effector function. You will play a critical role in cutting edge research into T Cell Receptor (TCR) sequences and their specificities, including collaborations with major partners like Microsoft and Genentech. You will also share accountability for coordinating general lab maintenance tasks such as ordering and preparing reagents, restocking lab consumables, and regular upkeep of lab equipment.


**Responsibilities**


+ Work independently on routine processes and optimization and with minimal oversight for related projects

+ Clearly and regularly communicate goals and results of related projects and tasks.

+ Design, perform, and optimize complex cellular assays (flow cytometry, T cell phenotyping and stimulation, etc.)

+ Culture and maintain cell lines and PBMC for cell-based assays.

+ Manage critical reagent inventories, including cells, media, cytokines, etc.

+ Maintain detailed lab records, update shared records, and analyze data regularly.

+ Coordinate day-to-day lab activities including equipment maintenance, reagent orders, restocking consumables, etc.

+ Effectively work and communicate with group members and other groups in a dynamic and fast paced environment in order to accomplish goals.


**Qualifications**


Required


+ A bachelors or masters degree in the biological sciences.

+ At least five years of hands-on lab experience is required, some industry experience preferred.

+ Experience with primary cell culture and aseptic technique

+ Familiarity with BSL-2 protocols and best-practices

+ Experience with handling human specimens (blood, etc.).

+ Experience with multiparametric flow cytometry and FACS DIVA software.


Preferred


+ Experience with FACS

+ Scientific background in Immunology, Cancer Biology or related fields.


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**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)

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Posted: 2021-07-26 Expires: 2021-09-25

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