Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology & Expression Technology Core _ San Diego, CA.

Encinitas, California, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
*Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology & Expression Technology Core _ San Diego, CA.*

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Associate Scientist for one of our top clients in San Diego, CA.

Duration: 1 year

Pay: $35/hr - $45.64/hr depending on experience

As a Associate Scientist placed with Kelly Services you will be responsible for supporting molecular biology project work related to gene cloning, gene modification, protein expression optimization, strain optimization and associated microbiological support for novel enzyme products. This position doesn't include clinical / medical testing. *Testing will be completing on microorganisms such as bacteria and yeast within plants or other microbial cells.*

* Coordinate technical activities with minimal supervision.

* Summarize, analyze and interpret moderately complex analytical data.

* Achieve successful completion of deliverables with efficiency and adherence to time constraints.


* Seeking a recent PhD, Master's, or Bachelor's graduate student with 2 -5 years direct hands-on lab experience independently performing experiments specifically with protein expression and microbial cell culturing, (enzyme assays, protein quantification) for microorganisms such as bacteria and yeast within plants or other microbial cells. ****Please note that clinical / medical experience is not a match for this role***

* Able to perform experiments with minimal supervision

* Must have experience with aseptic technique and manipulation of microorganisms

* Must have experience with PCR, protein gel electrophoresis and other standard molecular biology techniques

* Experience with small scale (96-well) protein expression, enzymatic assays and DNA/RNA manipulation including extraction/quantitation / recombinant DNA techniques.

* Experience with protein expression and production in bacterial, yeast, or fungal systems

* Experience with liquid handling

* Excellent attention to detail, organization, and time management skills

* Must be highly self-motivated and enjoy working in a team-oriented environment

* Examples of experience should be clearly visible on resume.

* Excellent communication skills.

* Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and fast paced environment, both independently and in a team setting.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Email for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.

Why Kelly?

* As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

* Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

* Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

* Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

* Weekly pay and service bonus plans

* Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

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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]( 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.

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