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Kelly Services Process Scientist II in Fremont, California

Kelly Scientific Resources is a specialty service of Kelly Services®. As the world's largest provider of HR solutions to the scientific community, Kelly Scientific Resources is focused exclusively on placing skilled scientific professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and full-time science jobs across a full spectrum of related industries and disciplines. We have an exciting temporary opportunity in the San Francisco Bay area in CA for a Process Scientist II role.

Job Title:

Process Scientist II

The role will function within the Protein Science group at our client’s site alongside a team of other scientists, engineers, post-doctoral students, and interns with a wide spectrum of skill sets. The scientist is expected to independently perform routine scientific work and novel technology development under the instruction of a Senior Scientist. The role for this position will be multi-faceted, with two main areas of focus: Exploration of novel, cutting-edge technology for the innovation of monoclonal antibody purification development at both bench and pilot scales, including new technology evaluation, capacity determination including DBC studies , and resin screening. This exploration will include participation in intensified purification processes including but not limited to : affinity, cation exchange and anion exchange chromatography, and TFF. The position will call for familiarity with equipment capable of determining in-process performance parameters for purification. Such equipment will include AKTA FPLCs AVANT, Pilot, 6MM , Unicorn software, Cedex Bio HT, turbidity meter, pH and conductivity probes, Vmax/Pmax equipment, Flow VPE, Solo VPE, and other UV meters, pumps, mixing devices, deltaV software, etc as required.

Duties:

  • Duties will also include buffer preparation for bench scale chromatography.

  • Downstream purification process troubleshooting through both literature-based research and hands-on bench work to better understand current process shortcomings and sensitivities. This will require thorough knowledge of protein biochemistry and experience with in-depth literature review, TFF as above , and affinity coupling and purification.

  • Knowledge of Mass Spec is also a plus.

  • The position will interface with cell culture personnel and analytical scientists to receive/provide samples, descriptions, and analyses.

Requirements:

· The position will be a fully integrated member of the scientific team, attending the core scientific team meetings.

· Growth in the scientific area of the job is expected and encouraged. The position is funded up to 1 year.

· Previous experience with or in-depth practical knowledge of downstream purification of mAbs highly desired.

· Strong protein biochemistry and/or engineering skills ideally including experience.

· Experience with CHO cells is a plus.

· Experience with or strong theoretical understanding of downstream processing techniques such as chromatography, filtration, UFDF Good written and oral communication skills.

· Ability to work in a team environment. GMP experience desired, will participate in GMP operations in an antibody production facility.

Education:

  • BS in related major and 4+ years of relevant experience; MS in related major and 2+ years of relevant experience; PhD in related major and 0-1 years of relevant experience.

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

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AboutKelly Services ®

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

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

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.

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