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Sr. Research Associate

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
For over 25 years Kelly Science & Clinical has been connecting scientific professionals with job opportunities at top rated employers. Today Kelly is excited to be hiring a **_Sr. Research Associate_** for a biotech company in San Diego, CA. This **_Sr. RA_** will work as part of the Strain development team to help create a robust high throughput strain engineering and testing platform for yeast. You will be a part of a team to create and identify microbial strains with the highest potential to produce sustainable microbial products.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Investigate, create, and optimize new methods and technologies for building microbial strains in a medium to high throughput manner

+ Screen strains or libraries in shake flasks or microtiter plates

+ Prepare media and other materials required for various daily experiments.

+ Perform quantitative analyses, prepare technical reports, protocols, written and oral presentations

+ Maintain a lab notebook and participate in the preparation and improvement of SOPs


**Qualifications:**


+ BS degree with 2-5 years or MS degree with 0-3 years of academic/industry experience in microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biochemical engineering, or other relevant area

+ Hands-on experience with molecular cloning techniques such as PCR, Gibson assembly, restriction digestion, gel extraction, plasmid construction, DNA/RNA isolation, transformation, cell culture, and microbial transformation.

+ Knowledge of gene editing technology is a plus

+ Experience in high through-put screening and automation is highly desirable

+ Independently designs, analyzes, and troubleshoots routine experiments; makes recommendations for moderately complex assignments.


**Schedule and interview with Athena** https://calendly.com/athp320/interview


**Text Athena at 714-868-5477 with any questions. Please be sure to include which job you are interested in.**


**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: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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