Research Associate - Cell Biology


: $82,120.00 - $145,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

Kelly Scientific Resources is currently recruiting for an Research Associate (RA) with experience and in cell biology. This is a 9-month contract opportunity in Seattle, WA. This RA will plan and execute assigned experiments that support research activities and project goals. Responsibilities:

  • Selects appropriate methods and techniques in performing experiments.
  • Collaborates with supervisory personnel to develop research methods.
  • Recommends alternatives, researches new methods and techniques and proactively seeks out others to discuss potential solutions to problems.
  • Participates in group meetings.
  • Presents results of work, interprets data, and draws conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work.
  • Uses good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to provide insight into the processes used to achieve results of assigned tasks.
  • Recognize anomalous and inconsistent results and interpret experimental outcomes. Develops skills in data analysis and ability to evaluate quality of data.


  • 5+years of experience with BS/MS degree in a related scientific discipline
  • Candidates should have direct experience in research drug discovery and target identification/validation
  • strong background in inflammation and immunology preferred
  • Mammalian primary tissue culture expertise required
  • Core cell biology skills required, including mammalian tissue culture expertise, exogenous protein expression knockdown, Western blotting, and multiplexed in vitro assays
  • Proficiency with manipulation of small molecule inhibitors and signaling expertise is highly preferred
  • Expertise and experience with in vivo studies is considered a plus

Why Kelly?

As a worker today, it s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what s next is what we re all about. We know what s going on in the evolving world of work just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

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.

Job Requirements:
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

Launch your career - Create your profile now!

Create your Profile

Loading some great jobs for you...