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Sr. Research Associate, Fermentation, San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Sr. Research Associate, Fermentation, San Diego, CA**

**Essential Functions and Responsibilities:**

+ Assist systems biologists in the design of diagnostic fermentation experiments with an emphasis on knowledge building and quantitative analysis.

+ Execute diagnostic fermentation experiments for assigned projects at bench scale 0.25-5L as well as well-plates and shake flasks, working together with the process development team utilizing lab resources.

+ Interface with bench fermentation research team to support commercially-scalable process definition and development.

+ Help to perform integrative fermentation data analysis to deliver actionable hypotheses and recommendations testable through well-designed custom diagnostic experiments.

**Qualifications & Experience:**

+ Bachelor or Master s degree in biology-related science and/or engineering with relevant fermentation laboratory experience; preference given to those with experience operating bench scale bioreactors.

+ Direct relevant fermentation experience and/or related industrial experience

+ Highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated candidates with ability of critical thinking, willingness to learn, creativity.

+ Basic understanding of microbial metabolism and practical laboratory experience, preferably in metabolic-engineering-oriented lab.

**Knowledge Requirements:**

+ Solid knowledge in biology and chemistry fundamentals.

+ Proficiency in developing/applying experimental approaches for strain screening/evaluation and quantitative physiology.

+ Laboratory experience and understanding in microbial cultivation, quantitative physiology, metabolic engineering, etc.


+ Expertise executing fermentation-based production processes.

+ Experience in fermentation data analysis and combining fermentation results with metabolism.

+ Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills to clearly and concisely convey objectives and results to a diverse audience including computational biologists, fermentation engineers, microbiologists, molecular biologists, and enzymologists.

+ Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and intellectually stimulating environment.

+ Creativity, independent thinking, analytical excellence, and passion

+ Strong collaborative and teamwork skills.

+ Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge of fermenter control hardware/software.

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions? Email Alex at for More Info.**

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**About Kelly** ****

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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: 2020-11-11 Expires: 2020-12-12

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