Kelly Services Research Associate - Germantown, MD in Germantown, Maryland
Kelly Scientific Resources has an opening for a Research Associate in Germantown, MD for a biotech company focused on the development of novel cell-based cancer therapies.
The Research Associate position is open to innovative and highly motivated candidates with a B.S. or M.S degree and 1-3 years relevant experience in the study of lymphocyte function, signal transduction and cancer therapeutics. Candidates with experience in protein production and purification will also be considered. A successful candidate will work with an experienced cross-functional team responsible for discovery, preclinical target validation, engineering of novel cell-based therapies and related translational studies. The successful candidate will be a result-oriented self-starter with a commitment to teamwork and reliability.
Essential Duties and Required Technical Proficiencies include:
Proficiency in cell culture of established cell lines and primary human immune cells
Design, execution and analyses of flow cytometry (FACS) experiments
Experience in the design and execution of cytokine ELISAs
Experience with PAGE and Western blot techniques
Transfection, electroporation, and viral transduction of established cell lines and primary human immune cells
Effective and timely communication of results and relevant scientific literature
Creative, analytical and critical thinking focused on advancement of corporate goals
Responsibility for proactively ordering and maintaining, laboratory supplies
Familiarity with graphics software including GraphPad Prism, WORD, Powerpoint, Excel, and Outlook
Commitment to ethical scientific investigations and rigorous experimental methods
Ability and desire to multitask and function in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
Sense of urgency in performance of duties
Interpersonal skills that promote a collaborative and productive lab environment
Effective and efficient written and oral communication skills
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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 9,000
scientific professionals last year.
You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world
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