1+ months

Senior Scientist, NGS

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**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.


We are seeking a Scientist/Senior Scientist, Cell Line Engineering for one of our clients, a growing leader in the discovery of human antibody therapeutics in San Diego, CA. Our clients organization is dedicated to creating a healthier world through partnerships that bring better medicines to patients faster, and they recognize that success starts with hiring people who share their passion for science.


+ Build and implement a robust workflow for efficient recovery and analysis of molecular antibody sequences using NGS MiSeq Illumina platform.

+ Extract RNA from hybridoma cells or primary mouse tissues, perform RT-PCR, generate and QC barcoded libraries for NGS.

+ Analyze NGS data sets comprising antibody sequences and assess immune repertoires.

+ Develop innovative solutions to sequencing and molecular biology challenges.

+ Run and maintain MiSeq Illumina instrument.

+ Independently plan and execute experiments, analyze results, and present data at team meetings.

+ Generate, organize, and maintain meticulous records on all conducted experiments.


+ MSc. or Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or related Life Sciences.

+ 5+ years of experience in biotech/pharma or in an academic setting focused on relevant activities around NGS.

+ Strong foundation in molecular biology techniques, including DNA and RNA purification and quantification, PCR, RT-PCR, NGS library preparation, and QC.

+ Experience running sequencing libraries on next-generation sequencing Illumina platform.

+ Experience with sequence analysis from NGS data sets comprised antibody sequences.

+ Experience with single-cell sequencing workflows, such as 10X is a plus.

+ Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

+ Extraordinary attention to detail, planning skills and organizational skills.

+ Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

+ History of timeline-driven delivery.

+ Outstanding presentation and communication skills. Ability to present in front of internal and external audiences.

+ Thrives in a high-energy, goal- and timeline-driven environment.

+ Good internal and external collaborative abilities, including excellent listening and creative problem solving.

+ High functioning in an environment dedicated to exceptional quality and integrity.

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Snap Gene, and other programs necessary for the position


**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: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-06-16

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