Kelly Services Associate Research Scientist in Seattle, Washington
Kelly Scientific Resources is currently recruiting for a Contract Associate Scientist to perform method development for viral vectors as key intermediates in the CAR-T drug product. This is a six month contract position in Seattle, WA. This position requires extensive experience with qPCR method development and optimization.
Design, optimization, execution and troubleshooting of transduction/titer assays and PCR-based methods to characterize lentiviral vector material
Partner with Research, Process Development, and Quality to develop and transfer analytical methods for the release of lentiviral vector
Timely documentation of experiments in electronic laboratory notebook entries and authoring of test methods/SOPs
B.S./M.S. in a scientific or engineering discipline with 8+ years (5+ with M.S.) of relevant industrial process/analytical development experience
Demonstrated ability with molecular methods including qPCR, DNA and RNA isolation, DNA cloning, sequence analysis, and primer/probe design
Proven experience with cell culture
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency with sequence analysis and molecular biology software (BLAST, Primer Express, Vector NTi, Geneious)
Experience with viral transduction
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced team environment and meet deadlines
Why Kelly ® ?
With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year.
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AboutKelly Services ®
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