Kelly Services Scientist in San Diego, California

Kelly Services provides outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented professionals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer an excellent long-term opportunity with our client, a leader in the Pharmaceutical Industry , located in San Diego, CA.

This position is a long-term, typically multi-year opportunity through Kelly OCG (The Outsourcing & Consulting Group of Kelly Services). The position also comes with a full, enhanced benefits package through Kelly Services that includes 401K, health insurance, 2 weeks of PTO per year, 1 week of sick time per year, and paid holidays.


Seeking a motivated Scientist to join the team in San Diego, CA!

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform routine tissue culture of multiple mammalian cell lines, as well as generate and maintain a cell bank of frozen cell lines

  • Design, perform, and analyze cell based assay experiments in 96-well and 384-well format as determined by Project Groups

  • Perform biochemical assays in 96-well, 384-well, and 1536-well format as needed, encompassing experimental design, performing assays, and analyzing data

  • Responsible for delivering all data to electronic notebook database within one week of generation

  • Responsible for communication of experimental results to Project Groups in a timely fashion


  • Ideal skill sets would include mammalian tissue culture, cell based assays with readouts such as microscopy, luciferase, BRET, etc., and biochemical assay knowledge such as Western blot, ELISA, HTRF, immunoprecipitation, dot blots, etc.

  • B.S. in Biology or closely related field with 3+ years of relevant experience OR M.S. in Biology or closely related field with 1-2 years of relevant experience, in Biotech or Pharmaceutical industry

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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 11,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

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