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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Spring House, PA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Protein Expression Scientist

Kelly is currently seeking an Protein Expression Scientist for a on-going engagement at one of our Global clients in Spring House PA.

This role is a full-time, offering our enhanced benefit package options. As a Kelly employee within this group, you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits options to choose from. This includes paid time off, including holiday, vacation, and sick/personal time unless told otherwise.


The Structural & Protein Science department is seeking a contract scientist to support protein expression workflows. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in a Discovery Research laboratory setting and with heterologous expression in mammalian, insect, and microbial systems.  Proficiency in protein detection and analysis methodologies is highly desirable.


•Contributes to the routine scale-up of protein expression in mammalian, insect, and microbial systems

•Assist routine microbial-cell expression testing

•Accountable for maintenance of cell line lines with excellent growth properties for optimal expression.

•Conducts characterizations of protein expression experiments using high-throughput platforms including Kingfisher automated magnetic-particle processing, Labchip Gx Touch Protein analyzer, Protein Simple Automated Western blotting and Guava EasyCyte flow cytometry.

•Maintains accurate record of experimental results and interpretations


•BS/BA or MS in biology, chemistry, or related discipline

•Experience working in a discovery research laboratory setting

•Proficiency heterologous protein expression in mammalian, insect, and microbial systems.

•Applied knowledge of protein detection methodologies including Western blot analysis, flow cytometry, and affinity capture.

•Experience with protein analytical approaches including mass spectrometry and analytical SEC is preferred.

•Ability to multitask

•Detail oriented with outstanding organizational skills

•Excellent communication and teamworking skills            

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.

]] 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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