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Senior Research Associate

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a **Sr.** **Research Scientist** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **San Diego.**


**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( Brooke.Schoen@kellyservices.com ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.


**Job Title: Sr. Research Scientist**


**Pay: $46.43 per hour**


**Job description:**


The successful candidate will be part of the companys solid tumor drug discovery group. This group is composed of scientists focused on development, characterization and utilization of preclinical in vitro cancer models. The successful candidate will assist the platform team in growing and maintaining mammalian cell lines in 2D/3D culture systems, performing CRISPR knockout experiments, and performing drug screens using our chemical library. Experience in flow cytometry will be a plus.


**Responsibilities** :

Maintain and passage 2D/3D patient-derived cell lines

Perform CRISPR knockout experiments and assess cell viability

Perform dose-response curve experiments to assess drug efficacy

Perform Western blotting analysis

Utilize FACS for cell sorting and analysis

Maintain an accurate and complete laboratory notebook and other records according to company rules

Write laboratory protocols and standard operating procedures

Perform a wide variety of basic molecular biology procedures

Assist platform team members with house-keeping tasks


**Required Skills** :

Solid hands-on experience with basic cell biology techniques such as:

o Mammalian cell culture (3D culture experience is a plus)

o Drug screening protocols, assessing cell viability

Solid hands-on experience with basic molecular biology techniques such as:

o DNA, RNA, and protein extraction and quantification

o PCR and Western blotting

Preference will be given to candidates with hands-on FACS experience

Attention to detail and ability to perform delicate manual tasks in a laboratory

Interest and proven aptitude in learning and applying new laboratory techniques, skills, and instrumentation

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Strong communication skills (able to clearly communicate problems, protocols, and results to colleagues, both in writing and verbally), and ability to keep complete and detailed records

Drive to seeing projects through to successful completion

Able to interact with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and contribute to team goals

Fluency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


**Education** :

M.Sc. degree in the biological sciences with 2+ years of hands-on cell and molecular biology experience, of which a minimum of one year in industry

B.Sc. degree with 4+ years of hands-on cell and molecular biology experience, of which a minimum of two years in industry


**We invite you to bookmark our Web site and encourage you to review it regularly for new opportunities worldwide:** www.kellyservices.com **.**


**_Kelly Services is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world._**


**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**


**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: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-07-15

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