Kelly Services Research Associate- Cell-Based Assays- Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Kelly Scientific is in search of a Research Associate to join a growing therapeutics company based in Seattle, WA. This individual will work in a collaborative environment to perform process analytics testing to support process development programs within the company. This position will report to the head of Cell-Based Assay Group, an analytical testing group that values data quality, high productivity and teamwork.

This is a one-year contract position working M-F 8am-5pm.

Key responsibilities:

  • Execution of multiplexed cell-based assays (killing assays, mixed lymphocyte reactions, ELISA, Luminex etc.)

  • Execution of multiparameter Flow cytometry (Phenotypic, functional assays, etc.)

  • Data analysis and reporting with an emphasis on high quality data and quick turnaround

  • Improve current methods and processes to increase throughput and efficiency within the analytical core group

  • Work with partners in a matrix group structure to support assay development and assay transfer

  • Timely and thorough documentation of experiments in an Electronic Laboratory Notebook

  • Author reports detailing experimental work and summarizing results

  • Order, track, and maintain inventory of lab supplies and reagents

Required Qualifications

  • BS in a scientific discipline with 1-3 years (1+ years with MS) of relevant lab experience

  • Solid knowledge of immunology and cell biology techniques and data analysis

  • Ability to work in a self-driven, fast-paced team environment and prioritize work from multiple projects within a flexible work schedule

  • Demonstrated experience with aseptic technique and cell-based assays

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Proficiency utilizing MS Office products

  • Detail oriented with strong scientific technical writing and presentation skills

Preferred Skills

  • Trained in multiparameter flow cytometry as well as FlowJo and JMP analysis

  • Prior experience handling and analyzing primary human T cell function and phenotype in a high-throughput setting.

  • Familiarity with development and / or commercialization of cell-based therapeutics.

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