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Sr. Research Associate, Sequencing Assays

Kelly Services
La Jolla, CA 92037
**Job Title: Sr. Research Associate, Sequencing Assays**

**Work Type: Temp-to-Hire, On-Site, Full-Time**

**Location: San Diego, CA**

**Job Description:**

This role will be responsible for developing and executing Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) assays to drive a wide portfolio of R&D programs. The ideal candidate will work with scientists and engineers to develop cutting-edge genomics assays and workflows to help understand and implement novel biomanufacturing processes for complex therapies. The successful candidate will be responsible for execution and primary data analysis and documentation of experiments. The individual will have a proven track record of successfully carrying out laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) independently. **_This role is for a 6-month contract with potential to extend/hire._**

**Job Responsibilities**

_(Core responsibilities; include people management if applicable):_

Working with scientists and engineers to perform molecular biology and NGS experiments (nucleic acid purification, quantification and library preparation)

Track new techniques and technologies in the field of sequencing technologies, e.g., single cell sequencing (RNA-seq, DNA-seq)

Prepare presentations highlighting experimental data, relevant scientific topics and techniques

Help develop and pilot new laboratory protocols and SOPs

Maintain clear documentation of experimental setup, reagents used, and data generated using best practices and electronic laboratory notebooks (ELN)

Assist in organizing ELN contents and laboratory information management systems (LIMS) contents

Perform routine laboratory operations: order and organize laboratory supplies, coordinate cell line management, track research team laboratory trainings

Deliver project goals by participating in Agile activities, including scrum team meetings, feedback sessions, ideation and story mapping


_(Key and desired qualifications)_

B.S or M.S. in a biology-related field (e.g., molecular biology, genetics, synthetic biology, immunology, bioengineering)

3+ years of wet lab experience including operating scientific instrumentation such as thermocyclers, fluorescent microscopes, and gel electrophoresis systems

Experience in bacterial and mammalian cell culture systems and trained in aseptic technique

Demonstrated ability to be highly productive in a fluid, fast-paced and teamwork environment

**Preferred Experience**


Experience in designing DNA and RNA sequences (plasmid maps, primers, guide RNA, siRNA, sequencing libraries)

Experience with current and next-gen automation systems and bioinformatics

Experience in preparing, running, and analyzing plate-based continuous and end-point functional assays

Experience in interfacing with laboratory automation (e.g., automated liquid handlers) and data analysis software

**_For immediate consideration apply today!_**

**_Questions? Please reach out to Jessica at jessica.rubano@kellyscientific.com_**

**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: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-11

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