Kelly Services is currently seeking a Scientist in South San Francisco, CA to work a contract assignment of 6 months for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally. 

Primary Responsibilities of the Scientist includes:

  • Individual contributor to join Clinical Immunology and Bioanalysis within Clinical Pharmacology and Safety Sciences organization supporting clinical and pre-clinical PK/PD and non-clinical toxicology studies.
  • Your primary responsibilities will include development, validation/qualification of quantitative mass spectrometry assays to support pharmacokinetic/toxicokinetic/pharmacodynamic analyses in variety biological matrices as well sample analysis.
  • You will utilize mass spectrometry for detection and quantification of therapeutic peptides and antibodies, including ADCs, small molecules and various biomarkers (proteins, lipids, metabolites).
  • You will adhere to established Standard Operating Procedures and contribute to validation protocols, reports and bioanalytical reports.
  • You will demonstrate competency in troubleshooting, optimization and implementation of challenging and innovative LC-MS/MS assays.
  • Strong background in analytical biochemistry/chemistry with emphasis on mass spectrometric bioanalysis of biotherapeutics (peptides, antibodies, ADCs), small molecules, biomarkers (proteins, lipids, metabolites)
  • Hands-on experience with chromatographic separation of various analytes by LC and characterization and quantification by MS or MS/MS
  • Significant experience in method development and troubleshooting
  • Proficiency with mass spectrometry software as well as spreadsheet, word processing, and graphical computer programs
  • Good organizational, documentation and technical writing skills
  • Good command of English (written and oral)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Required Skills:
1) Prior Spectroscopy experience [hands-on use of spectromters, etc.(Mass spec) prefer LC too if possible
2) Bioanalysis (biochem, etc.) experience
3) Large and small molecule experience 

Desirable Requirements:
1) Industry experience
2) Experience with automation
3) Small/large-molecule mass spectrometry experience
4) Familiarity with basic pharmacokinetic data analyses
5) Familiarity with metabolite identification and profiling studies
6) Knowledge of chromatographic assay validation guidelines and GLP regulations

Education and Experience Requirement of the Scientist includes

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or other related major with 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or other related major with 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or other related major with 0-2 years of relevant experience

Additional Information:

  • Contract assignment, duration 6 months.    
  • Work schedule: full-time, first shift.  

Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:

  • Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase—and the coverage is portable*
  • Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified
  • Weekly electronic pay options
  • Free online training campus available
  • Exclusive online employee community
  • Corporate discounts

Apply Now!

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:

Please email your resume directly to Sandy at:   (reference BH Job #1677598 - Word documents only, no PDFs)

Thank you for your interest in the assignment. 

Why Kelly®?

Kelly® Science 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. 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.

Kelly complies with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative. A conviction record does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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