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Senior Research Associate: Flow Cytometry and Immunology (Menlo Park, CA)

Kelly Services
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Senior Research Associate

Menlo Park, CA

Direct Hire

Work authorization: United States (Required)

We are seeking an experienced, creative and self-motivated Senior Research Associate I/II to join the growing team at our client's site in Menlo Park. In this role, you will contribute to the companys efforts to develop next-generation cell therapies in solid tumor malignancies. Specifically, you will be part of a preclinical development team focused on engineering approaches to enhance CAR T anti-tumor activity.

The successful candidate will have a strong immunology background and will be expected to work in a collaborative cross-functional team environment, perform experiments, organize and analyze results, communicate effectively and present findings in team meetings.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Employ viral-based strategies for the genetic modification of T cells with chimeric antigen receptors (CARs).

+ Culture and characterize CAR T cells

+ Plan and execute in vitro functional assays with human T cells according to project timelines and goals

+ Assist with design of murine models/experiments to evaluate CAR T cell function in vivo.

+ Maintain up-to-date knowledge of immunotherapy field

+ Coordinate tasks across projects, demonstrating prioritization and planning

+ Effectively communicate plans and results in both oral and written form

+ Ability to work in a highly dynamic collaborative team environment

+ Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

+ BS or MS degree in Immunology/Cell Biology, or related field with 3-4 years relevant experience.

+ Excellent mammalian cell/tissue culture and sterile technique.

+ Experience with multi-parameter flow cytometry and data analysis.

+ Experience in vitro T cell-based assays (cytotoxicity assays, cell proliferation assays, cytokine secretion etc.).

+ Proven ability to work in a high paced team environment, meet deadlines, & prioritize work on multiple projects.

+ Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and detail orientation

+ Strong verbal and written skills.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

+ Lentivirus production/titration.

+ Experience in lentiviral gene delivery.

+ Knowledge of in vivo murine model, solid tissue dissociation for flow cytometry and immuno-monitoring for in vivo experiments.

+ Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Prism, and Flowjo or Kaluza or other programs to create and distribute reports and key information.

+ Strong organizational skills and record keeping. Draft experimental protocols, maintain detailed electronic lab records, and perform data analysis.

+ Extensive hands-on experience and knowledge in Molecular Biology is a clear plus

**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: 2019-12-27 Expires: 2020-01-27

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