Research Associate - Neuroscience
Kelly Services - San Diego, CA

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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 an Research Associate in a prestigious Fortune 500® pharmaceutical company located in San Diego, CA.

By working with Kelly in this role, you would be eligible for:
  • A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks
  • Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options
  • Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center
  • Several employee discounts
  • And more!
This is a 6 month temporary position at 40 hours per week.

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 now" button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position (732-246-1396 x224 or crombts@kellyservices.com) however your resume must be received via the "submit now" button included within.

Research Associate – Ion Channel Drug Discovery
The Neuroscience team is currently seeking a Research Associate on a temporary basis for nine months to conduct research into novel therapeutics for the treatment of CNS disorders. In particular, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and run screening assays using state-of-the-art automated patch-clamp platforms, as well as perform data analysis and interpretation. Involvement in other assay platforms, such as fluorescence-based functional assays (e.g., FLIPR), is also a possibility. Additional responsibilities include routine maintenance of cell cultures and automated patch clamp instruments.
Qualifications
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of lab experience, or a Masters degree with at least 1 year of lab experience. Experience in neuroscience, electrophysiology, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field is required. A working knowledge of ion channels and experience with manual patch-clamp and/or automated patch-clamp electrophysiology are strongly preferred. Experience in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company setting is a plus. Experience in additional cell-based assays, such as FLIPR assays, is also desirable. It is essential that the successful candidate be self-motivated, team orientated and productive with proven scientific problem-solving skills.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply!

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