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Director, Protein Sciences and Molecular Biology

Kelly Services
San Francisco, CA 94103
**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 motivated and collaborative Director, Protein Sciences and Molecular Biology for one of our clients, a precision immunology biotherapeutics company focused on the development of disruptive therapies for the treatment of autoimmunity, allergy, and inflammation. The incumbent will contribute to their goals to utilize high-dimensional data sets to therapeutically intervene in patients with autoimmune diseases, allergies and inflammatory disorders.


**Responsibilities**


+ Lead a small team to develop and execute recombinant protein expression, purification, and characterization strategies to ensure delivery of samples of high quality that meet project needs

+ Oversee the outsourcing activity of screening CROs, protocol transfer, production outsourcing and quality validation of protein samples for various discovery programs

+ Strong experimental background in supporting biologics discovery programs, demonstrated experience in recombinant protein expression mammalian cell expression system, and deep understanding of protein biochemistry and structure

+ Interface with projects and teams across the organization to advance our programs

+ Contribute to corporate and project team specific timelines and goals

+ Support, teach, mentor, and be a cultural beacon for co-workers


**Qualifications**


+ PhD and/or post-doctoral training in biochemistry, molecular biology or other related bioscience field with a minimum of 8-10 years of directly relevant biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience. Candidate must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills who enjoys working in a fast-paced small biotech setting. Preference will be given to candidates with proven track record of success and a strong scientific background in protein expression, biochemistry and molecular biology.

+ Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Prism and other programs to create and distribute reports

+ Excellent problem-solving and time management skills

+ Strong organizational and record keeping skills

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

+ Ability to work in a fast paced and highly dynamic collaborative team environment


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-16

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