Molecular Biology Research Assistant

4 days left

Mountain View, California, US
Jun 05, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Kelly Science is excited to hire a molecular biology research assistant to focus on projects developing mRNA medicines specially formulated to instruct cells in the body to fight disease or repair damaged tissue.

This position will be in a startup environment and will offer tons of opportunity to work in different areas of R&D.

Title: Research Assistant

Location: Mountain View, CA

Job Description:

* Perform in vitro experiments to evaluate and optimize treatment protocol and efficacy

* Execute cell-based assays and techniques such as qPCR, ELISAs, imaging, immunocytochemistry, etc.

* Assist in vivo experiments assessing tissue delivery, functional assays and cell transplantation models

* Analyze resulting data, maintain records and prepare detailed reports for a variety of audiences

* Perform literature searches regarding state of the art for specified topics

* Help maintain lab operations and organization

* Coordinate with suppliers, collaborators and partners to advance projects


* Experience in in vitro and potentially in vivo work tissue handling, assays, data analysis etc.

* Specific background in dermatological or the other aforementioned indication areas would be preferred.

* The ability to work independently and with teams to accomplish goals.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Candidates must be able to follow written protocols, record observations in written or electronic form as required, and efficiently manage their time to support multiple ongoing studies


* B.S. in biology or related discipline preferred

* At least 1-2 years of work experience in a laboratory environment preferred

* Google Suite and/or MSOffice skills Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Desirable


* Passion for strategic growth of life sciences companies

* Self-starter with entrepreneurial outlook or start-up experience

* Strong work ethic and perseverance

* Proactive and organized

* Results oriented

* Quick learner

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.

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.](

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