1+ months

Senior Scientist, Molecular Diagnostic, San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Senior Scientist, Molecular Diagnostic, San Diego, CA**

This role provides scientific expert knowledge as well as technical expertise and leadership in design and execution of experiments in the areas of protein chemistry, molecular and cell biology, assay development, and assay validation. This role requires at least 50% of bench-level work.


+ Lead studies in assay development, assay optimization and analytical validation according to regulatory guidelines on assay validation for molecular diagnostics.

+ Independently design and conduct hands-on experiments to achieve project goals and timeline.

+ Writes compliance documentation associated with investigations, data analyses, and experimental conclusions as required for the QMS.

+ Works in the laboratory with plasma and other biological fluids of human and animal origin.

**Technical** :

+ **A PhD in Biological Sciences, Bioengineering, or a related field, with 2-8 years of experience in pharma and biotech environment is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience, sufficient to successfully perform the job duties as listed above, is acceptable.**

+ Hands-on experience in molecular biology is preferable, specifically with PCR, RT-PCR, and/or other amplification techniques.

+ Familiarity with contamination controls in a molecular assay development environment.

+ Experience with GMP (Good Manufacturing Processes) and applying them in the laboratory environment.

+ Experience writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions

+ Prior experience in molecular assay development and in-depth knowledge in assay validation are desirable.

**To be successful in this role you must be able to demonstrate the following:**

+ Ability to work independently

+ Highly motivated individual that can demonstrate flexibility and a can do attitude.

+ Self driven, takes ownership and demonstrates high levels of personal accountability, and is motivated to complete the goals and objectives

+ Can listen and present effectively, providing progress updates and feedback on a regular basis

+ Ability to plan and organise work in accordance with the overall objectives and required timelines

+ Demonstrates the ability to solve problems under conditions of uncertainty and ambiguity and is able to think strategically in times of pressure to drive toward the best solutions

+ Able to travel between company sites as needed (not expected to be frequent)

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions? Call Grace at 714.253.7656 or schedule a time to connect directly follow the link:**

**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-09-21 Expires: 2020-11-09

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