1+ months

Senior Protein Scientist- Cambridge MA 02142

Kelly Services
Cambridge, MA 02238
Senior Scientist, Protein Assay Development & Protein Biochemistry- temporary to hire

Cambridge, MA 02142

Core skills: immunoassay, protein purification, recombinant proteins, assay development, ELISA, western blot, fluorescent assays, antibodies technologies, immunology.


Our client is focused on developing an innovative photonics technology for biomedical diagnostics and drug development. Our cutting-edge technology will enable new frontiers of medical research for ultrahigh-sensitivity detection of single molecules in low volume liquid biopsy samples.

This position will be the primary lead to develop new protein assays. Successful candidates must have solid knowledge and extensive experience with modern immunoassay design and optimization, recombinant proteins, protein purification, protein labeling and protein modification strategies.


+ Development of immunoassays for biofluids and cell-based samples.

+ Optimization of traditional and novel assay parameters to improve sensitivity, specificity, and throughput of detection. Development of robust immunoassay protocols and scientific interpretations of measurement results.

+ Creation of documents for new protocols, designs, and IP filings.

General Qualifications:

+ BS degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Structural Biology or related disciplines. 5+ years of hands-on experience in biology assay development, in-depth experience in immunoassays including ELISA, western blot, dot blot, bead-based assays, fluorescent assays and label-free assays required.

+ 5+ years of hands-on experience in protein purification and protein labeling techniques, solid knowledge in antibody technologies required.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Masters / PhD degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Structural Biology or related field

+ 2+ years of experience leading a technical team

+ Previous research expertise in the field of immunology

+ Experience with protein microarrays. Experience in using miniature devices (including lab-on-a-chip systems) to perform assays. Experience in microscopy.

+ Experience with laboratory automation including liquid handling, plate readers, plate washers, and incubators. Experience in drug development processes is preferred.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**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. at
Posted: 2019-09-20 Expires: 2019-11-21

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