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.

Job Description

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

Personal Competencies:

  • 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

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 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

a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

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