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Senior Scientist, Analytical Development

Kelly Services
Vancouver, WA 98661
**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**


We are seeking a Senior for one of our clients, a biotechnology company in Vancouver, WA, that is leveraging deep learning and synthetic biology in the drug discovery and development process. The incumbent will play a significant role in analytical method development and characterization of therapeutic proteins and will explore new and innovative technologies, oversee the routine instrument operation and maintenance, and train and mentor junior personnel and personnel from other teams. The responsibilities of this role will utilize r interpersonal and strong written and verbal communication skills for multi-disciplinary collaboration with the other teams, including Strain Engineering, Fermentation, Purification, and Data Sciences.


**Responsibilities**


+ Perform method development for assays to determine binding, potency, selectivity or quantity of therapeutic proteins by ELISA and BLI

+ Troubleshoot methods, results and samples analyzed by binding techniques, such as ELISA and BLI

+ Write and review formal reports, including method SOPs, data reports, and other technical documents

+ Maintain accurate documentation of all work

+ Use of software packages such as SoftMax Pro, Benchling, JMP, etc.

+ Evaluate data for trends indicative of product performance, method performance, and/or analyst performance and present internally to team members and senior management

+ Lead, mentor, and inspire junior team members

+ Support internal technical teams, including primary screening, bioassay, fermentation and purification process development teams

+ Evaluate new technologies and platforms


**Qualifications**


+ PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related scientific discipline degree and 4 - 5+ years of industry experience in method development, testing, and qualifications/validations, OR Master's with equivalent experience

+ Comprehensive hands-on knowledge of protein analytics and characterization by binding techniques (e.g. ELISA, BLI, etc.)

+ Experience in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of associated instrumentation

+ Ability to design and execute experiments; review and interpret data

+ Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills


Preferred


+ Previous experience with automation and high-throughput screening

+ Experience in using software packages such as Benchling, SoftMax Pro, JMP, etc.

+ Previous experience in the analysis of ADCs

+ Previous experience in separations and other protein analytical techniques


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**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-24

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