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Research Assistant

Hyde Park, Ohio, US
Closing date
Nov 27, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Project Management
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Research Assistant

Kelly Outsourcing Consulting Group Kelly OCG , a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking a Research Assistant for a long-term engagement at one of our Global clients medical device in Cincinnati, Ohio area. This role is a full-time, fully benefitted position. As a Kelly OCG employee you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from. You will also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation and sick/personal time.

To assist in research and testing which support development of products or procedures, collect and manage data, provide technical surgical assistance during animate and inanimate labs, and coordinate appropriate project/study logistics while ensuring data integrity and regulatory compliance.

  • Support the Study Director and Preclinical Sponsor Representatives in the preparation and conduct of preclinical research studies which support development of products or procedures utilizing in-vivo, ex-vivo, and in-vitro models
  • Develop study related documentation which meets GLP, SOP, and protocol requirements:
  • Setup of study binders as per local procedure
  • Develop study specific data sheets
  • Support the study director in addressing QAU audit findings
  • Quality check all study related documentation throughout the life cycle of the study
  • Document study data required by protocol and SOP
  • Archive study files as per SOP
  • Interface with principal investigators and contributing scientists in support of studies conducted on-site and at a contract laboratory
  • Support the study director with the preparation of draft study protocols and reports
  • Technical participation in animate and inanimate labs to include:
  • Surgical Assistance
  • Coordination of appropriate project/study logistics to include:
  • Request study specific equipment and instrumentation
  • Work with study coordinator to request and schedule studies to meet project timelines
  • Place animal orders in accordance with protocol and study schedule
  • Request ordering of appropriate animal related drugs to fulfill protocol and SOP requirements
  • Coordinate receipt, submission, and transfer of test and/or control articles
  • Participate in laboratory clean up post-surgery
  • Necropsy set-up and support
  • Support the conduct of histopathology work tasks including the management, transfer, and receipt of histology specimens to an external laboratory
  • Pre-study meeting preparation.
  • Record status of open or completed assignment within WRIKE
  • Interact with internal and external partners and regulatory agencies
  • Acts as Test Article Dispensary Clerk when assigned
  • Ensure the highest standards of biomedical research and development are upheld and carried out by meeting the standards of USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), AAALAC
  • (Association of Assessment & Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care), DEA, Animal Use Policies & GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) regulations

Qualifications (Skills & Competencies)
  • Knowledge of both human and animal anatomy/physiology
  • Experience working with large animals, preferably in a laboratory/research/veterinary setting
  • Surgical support experience; comfortable assisting at the table during a laboratory/ surgical procedures
  • Experience working in a GLP regulated environment
  • The ability to understand and precisely follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Meticulous eye for detail; able to spot minor discrepancies/errors and immediately act to correct them
  • Strong background in data collection, data management, and data integrity
  • Able to set priorities and use time wisely to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organization and project management skills
  • Safety-minded in the way you organize your work space and conduct yourself
  • Accountable for one's own actions and work; accepting the consequences of one's behavior; able to admit mistakes
  • Basic computer proficiency; Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and/or interpersonal communication skills
  • Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Zoology, Animal Science, Mathematics, or other closely related STEM field.
  • Preferred, but not required:
  • Leadership and public speaking
  • Surgical Research Specialist (SRS) certification

  • 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.
  • To learn more about Kelly OCG please visit

Why Kelly®?

The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG®) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services® workforce solutions.

Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.

The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.

About Kelly Services®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
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