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Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a Scientist at a prestigious Fortune 500® company working in West Hills. 


Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “Submit Resume” button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( however your resume must be received via the “Submit Resume” button included within.


Job Title: Scientist II


Pay Rate: $26.25/hr


Shift: M-F, 8:30am-5pm


Contract: 6 months


*Recent college grads will NOT be considered*


Key Responsibilities:

Isolate Genomic DNA from various sources including blood and established cell lines.

Conduct commonly used molecular biology techniques such as bacterial growth, plasmid DNA preparation, restriction enzyme digestion, PCR, gel electrophoresis, etc.

Perform gene expression using both transient and stable mammalian systems.

Conduct protein purification and characterization with basic biochemical and biophysical techniques such as SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, ELISA, spectrophotometry, etc.

Characterize and manage antibody and DNA inventories.

Maintain mammalian cell culture including thawing, expansion, characterization, harvesting, freezing, and inventory management.

Characterize membrane antigen expression using Flow Cytometry.

Prepare media, buffers, and reagents.

Use One Lambda products and research tools for HLA Molecular and Serological Typing.

Automate routine protocols to increase capacity and improve consistency.

Compile and analyze data to complete update or report.

Perform all activities in compliance with GDP/GMP, regulatory and safety policies.                                                          


Basic Requirements:

B.S. degree in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology or a related discipline in Biological Sciences or Engineering

UC system or higher, preferably a top 75 university degree

Minimal 3-5 years of relevant laboratory experience.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Excellent organizational and record keeping skills

Capable of multi-tasking and good time management

Flexible with changing plans and schedules

Good oral and written communication skills



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Kelly Services® is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world.

Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Why Kelly®?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


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