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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Burnsville, MN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Molecular Laboratory Supervisor (Clinical) - Minneapolis, MN

We have an exciting opportunity for a Molecular Laboratory Supervisor (Clinical) to work with one of our top candidates in Minneapolis, MN!

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Supervise technical and nontechnical staff in the Molecular Department
  • Trained and competent to perform bench duties as needed
  • Ensure that department and staff are meeting productivity goals and quality metrics
  • Acts as the liaison and consultant for the Molecular department
  • Responsible for enforcing and managing policies and procedures
  • Responsible for updating and writing SOPs as needed
  • Perform quality assurance checks to ensure efficiency and accuracy
  • Resolve any production errors as requested by management
  • Train new employees
  • Process and maintain payroll and personnel files
  • Promote process improvement and ensure following of best practices
  • Perform competency checks for all department employees and keep up to date on personnel records

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree; preferably in Molecular Biology
  • 2 years of working experience required; 5 years preferred
  • Prior supervisory or leadership experience is a plus
  • Experience with RT-qPCR, end-pointPCR
    • Experience interpreting amplification curves
    • Experience manually setting thresholds
  • Experience with Taqman probe chemistry
    • Experience with multiplexing
  • Experience with SYBR dye chemistry
    • Experience reading melt curves/peaks
  • Experience optimizing PCR assays
    • Experience designing primers
    • Experience adjusting thermocycling conditions
    • Experience troubleshooting failed assays
  • Experience with magnetic bead-based RNA extraction
  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
  • Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Comfortability making decisions in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
  • Prior experience with genome sequencing is a plus
  • Previous R&D experience or ability to perform future R&D work is a plus

Questions?  Contact Kevin at or call at 623-688-2142

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/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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