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Sr. Scientist I, Pharmacology

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Title:** Sr. Scientist I, Pharmacology

**Location:** San Diego, CA

**Job Description:**

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Scientist to join our oncology drug discovery research team. The successful candidate will be a critical team member primarily involved in executing pre-clinical molecular oncology studies to evaluate novel drug candidates and treatment modalities.


+ Independently and effectively design, execute and interpret complex in vitro and in vivo experiments to validate drug products, screen for novel therapeutics and characterize the lead compounds under the leadership of the team leader.

+ Perform bioassays including qRT-PCR, transfection, ELISA, Toxicity, Protein isolation and Western Blot, RNA extraction from cell/tissue samples, hybridization assay, Flow cytometry, and tissue dissociation techniques.

+ Develop new translatable disease animal models, demonstrating proof of concept for novel therapeutic targets.

+ Collaborate with other research groups to plan for and deliver high quality drug compounds to support in vitro/in vivo efficacy and safety studies.

+ Prepare lysates from animal tissue for validation assays including efficacy, biodistribution, and toxicity.

+ Maintain cancer cell lines and perform cell-based assays to assess novel compounds.

+ Maintain accurate and timely records of experimental protocols, results, data analysis, and interpretation in laboratory notebooks.

+ Deliver research progress to cross-functional project teams.


+ Ph.D. or M.Sc. in Biology or biomedical sciences 3-5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry performing in biotechnology within relevant scientific discipline

+ Proficiency and hands-on experience in applying a wide range of cellular and molecular biological methods siRNA, q-PCR, cloning, western blotting, cell culture, cell viability assays.

+ Working experience on in vivo animal models, drug Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics evaluation is preferred.

+ Has worked with multi-disciplinary teams to execute all aspects of biomarker and translational research relevant to an oncology program.

+ Broad knowledge in drug discovery and hands-on technical expertise.

+ Excellent written and communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to work independently and in a matrix team environment are essential.

+ Able to troubleshoot and solve challenging problems.

+ Ability to work well in collaborative fast-paced team environment.

**Physical Job Requirements** :

+ Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Policy in effect.

+ Office/Lab environment.

+ Lifting up to 20 pounds may be required.

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone keypad or to write, as well as talk and hear.

+ They are required to stand, walk or sit, reach with hands and arms.

+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.

**_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: 2022-05-30 Expires: 2022-06-30

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