Kelly Services Associate Scientist in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Associate Scientist in Gaithersburg, MD to work a contract assignment of 1 year for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

Primary Responsibilities of the Associate Scientist includes:

Seeking a talented and highly motivated Associate Scientist II to enhance our antibody-based platform technology efforts. The successful candidate will help build the next-generation discovery engine to rapidly isolate therapeutic antibodies. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in yeast genetics and yeast high throughput screens that is excited by research at the interface between technology and biology and will operate independently and in collaboration with a diverse group of scientists to actively drive technological innovations. The selected individual will be a well-organized and a highly productive bench scientist that can design and execute experiments efficiently, as well as analyze, interpret and present data to multidisciplinary project teams.

Qualifications / Experience

The successful candidate should be an expert in yeast genetics and molecular biology, particularly in developing and establishing yeast based library screens. The ideal candidate would also have experience in yeast genetics, display-based technologies, such as phage or yeast display, with using automation for high-throughput screening. The individual should have demonstrated experience in optimizing/troubleshooting new protocols with a problem-solving mindset. Familiarity with expression systems in different yeast strains would also be highly advantageous.

Strong communication skills are highly desirable. The individual should also be self-motivated, have good organizational skills and have demonstrated an ability to work within teams.

Additional Information:

  • Contract assignment, duration 12 months.

  • Work schedule: full-time, first shift.

Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:

  • Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase—and the coverage is portable*

  • Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

  • Weekly electronic pay options

  • Free online training campus available

  • Exclusive online employee community

  • Corporate discounts

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This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:

Sandy at:

Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

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AboutKelly Services ®

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