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Senior Scientist/Scientist- Upstream mRNA Process Development

Company: Kelly
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Senior Scientist/Scientist- Upstream mRNA Process Development Location: Mountain View, CA Work Type: Full-Time, On-Site, Direct Hire Job Description: Kelly is currently seeking a qualified, highly motivated individual for the position of Senior Scientist/Scientist- Upstream mRNA Process Development. The employee will be a highly motivated and innovative individual responsible for the scientific/technical aspects of upstream mRNA process development of novel mRNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of age-related diseases. This lab-based position will be essential to the process development and production of cutting-edge technology platform for therapeutic application across its indication pipeline. Essential duties of the position include:

  • Process development using chromatography and associated technologies and methods
  • mRNA synthesis and production
  • mRNA purification
  • Organize data, maintain detailed records, and effectively communicate results
  • Develop, validate, and write laboratory protocols and technical reports Additional duties may include:
    • Molecular cloning
    • QC method and assay development
    • qPCR and enzyme assay development Qualifications: Education/Experience
      • PhD in molecular biology, cell biology, or related discipline; or candidates with an MS and relevant industry experience will be considered
      • Upstream mRNA process development in an industry setting is required and will determine the position level
      • Extensive experience in molecular biology, specifically involving mRNA, is required
      • Expertise running and optimizing AKTA systems for mRNA purification is required
      • Collaboration with other team members and across company programs
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Experience in gene/mRNA therapeutics
      • Experience in cell culture work and in vitro assays Required Characteristics:
        • Ownership mindset
        • Ability to achieve goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed
        • Problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities
        • Strong work ethic
        • Proactive and organized
        • Quick learner For immediate consideration apply today! Questions? Please reach out to Jessica at You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process. 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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. ]]

Keywords: Kelly, Redwood City , Senior Scientist/Scientist- Upstream mRNA Process Development, Other , Redwood City, California

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