27 days old

Senior Research Scientist, San Diego, CA (Plant Genetics)

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Kelly Science** is looking for a **Senior Research Scientist** to join team to develop genetic engineered crops/modified plant breeding projects. Great opportunity to utilize past research experience and molecular techniques.

**Sr. Research Scientist,** **San Diego, CA**

**Direct Hire**


Ph.D. or M.S. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a related discipline with 5+ years of industry experience.

Ph.D. or M.S. with related experience Area s of expertise desired:

Genome Editing, Plant Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry

**Role Responsibilities**

+ Identify and characterize novel gene editing tools through data mining and biochemical assays

+ Develop and implement assays to detect and evaluate various biochemical activities

+ Design and prepare recombinant proteins, RNA and DNA gene-editing reagents

+ Assist in the development, refinement, and optimization of gene-editing tools to advance company's core technologies.

+ Manage resource and supervise personnel as needed for projects and experiments.

+ Create and manage SOPs for all relevant workflows and/or methodologies.

+ Recognize and identify IP values from research ideas and activities.

+ Utilize a broad suite of general, theoretical, and practical molecular biology techniques to complete assigned tasks.

+ Communicate research findings through written reports and oral presentations.

+ Demonstrate the ability to be independent, self-motivated, and enjoy working in a highly collaborative setting.

**Knowledge, Experience, Skills**

+ Strong expertise in purifying and assaying recombinant proteins that interact with nucleic acids

+ Experience with both enzymatic assays for catalysis and substrate binding

+ Familiarity with KTA protein purification systems

+ Experience developing and executing NGS assays

+ Familiarity with gene-editing and / or DNA repair literature

+ Computer and scripting skills Geneious, CLC Genomics Workbench, SQL, R, python

+ Prior industry experience in agriculture or plant biology is a plus

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Strong organizational skills, accurate record keeping, and attention to detail.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-05-23

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Senior Research Scientist, San Diego, CA (Plant Genetics)

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