Biologist

Employer
Kelly
Location
Manassas City, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Aug 26, 2021
Ref
2344590220
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary (~6month) opportunity to work as a *Biologist *located in *Manassas, VA. *

Shift: M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM

Pay: $26.44/hr

*Responsibilities:*

1. Adheres to appropriate quality guidelines.

2. Follows relevant SOPs and procedures under limited supervision.

3. Receives and follows work orders, completing work as scheduled.

4. Communicates effectively with supervisor and others as appropriate on work status.

5. Performs viability and purity checks on biological materials.

6. Prepares and/or propagates biological materials.

7. Maintains knowledge of corporate and program policies and procedures.

8. Performs appropriate authentication/characterization procedures, as appropriate.

9. Monitors and reports on levels of departmental supplies.

10. Provides input in the development of SOPs and departmental documentation.

11. Recognizes key characteristics of products within relevant area of specialty.

12. Actively acquires new lab skills and specialized knowledge.

13. Reads and understands relevant scientific literature, as required.

14. Summarizes data and draws meaningful conclusions and presents results in an appropriate format.

15. Performs and documents appropriate action for non-conforming process or products under limited supervision.

16. Enters data in notebooks, batch records or advanced databases.

17. Participates in technology transfer.

18. Offers suggestions for and contributes to optimization of processes.

19. Assists in training others in basic laboratory and departmental procedures, as requested.

20. Monitors laboratory equipment and reports issues if equipment is not functioning within appropriate specifications.

21. Performs other duties as assigned.

*Education and Experience:*

• Bachelor's degree in a science related field and 2-5 years of relevant experience OR

• Master's degree in a science related field and 0-3 years of relevant experience

*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*

• Works under moderate supervision.

• Attention to detail.

• Maintains accurate records.

• Sound knowledge of laboratory procedures and protocols.

• Ability to function as a participant in a team environment.

• Demonstrates aseptic techniques appropriate to assigned discipline.

• Experienced with lab skills and safety procedures including proper handling of chemicals and/or biologicals.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously.

• Ability to analyze and interpret data.

• Communicates effectively with company programs as well as customer and technical services.

• Ability to exercise judgment and make good decisions.

*The top activities would be:*

* Cell culture

* Virus culture in animal host cells

* Viral nucleic acid extraction (DNA and RNA)

* Quantitated nucleic acid analysis by digital droplet PCR

*APPLY NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION! *

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)
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