Cell Biology Research Associate

Oakland, California, US
May 10, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Title: Research Associate

Location: South San Francisco, CA

Schedule: M-F, Day Shift

Pay rate: $35/hr

Term: 6 month contract position with potential for extension


Our Biotech Client is looking to expand their team with creative and highly motivated individuals who believe in the potential of cells as engineered medicines, have the vision to do creative things, and the determination to execute that vision.

This is a unique opportunity to develop assays to characterize the functional attributes of gene and cell therapy products.


• Support the development of robust analytical methods for cell and gene therapy products, critical reagents and raw materials.

• Perform routine testing to support process development.

• Promote functional assay best practices

• Prepare test procedures, protocols and other technical documents.

• Identify and troubleshoot unusual results or instrumentation issues.

• Transfer methods to quality control and support their implementation and execution.

• Characterize gene and cell therapy products for regulatory filings and to demonstrate comparability between lots.

• Purchase and maintain analytical instrumentation and coordinate support with vendors.

Basic Qualifications:

• BS degree in immunology, cell, molecular biology, or other life science

•1+ years of industry experience in Cell Line Maintenance

• 1 year industry experience with eukaryotic cell culture and aseptic technique.

• Experience with cell-based and molecular biology techniques including ELISAs, cell-based assays, multi-color flow-based applications and/or PCR-based applications.

• Detailed record keeping and documentation of relevant experimental details.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to design thoughtful experiments, critically evaluate data, and summarize results in a meaningful way.

• Must be resourceful with respect to learning new skills, techniques, and therapeutic modalities.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment, meet deadlines, and prioritize work from multiple projects.

• Must enjoy and collaboration team-based work on a daily basis

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 interests-it's 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, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're 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](https://www.mykelly.us/us-mykelly/perks/)?). 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)

Similar jobs

Similar jobs