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Senior Research Associate (In Vivo)

Kelly Scientific Resources South San Francisco Full-Time
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Senior Research Associate (In Vivo)

Kelly Scientific is hiring a Senior Research Associate for in vivo oncology studies for a global biopharmaceutical company that develops and provides innovative products to save lives.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Initiation of oncology studies: shaving and enrollment of animals on study, tumor implantation

  • Dosing of animals via IP, PO, IV, SC or intra-tumoral injection routes at intervals required by study, including weekends and holidays.

  • Dosing of chemical or biohazardous agents

  • Weighing animals; tumor measurement

  • Good recordkeeping and documentation skills

  • Entering and analyzing data

  • Organizing and performing study takedown: euthanizing animals and performing necropsy

  • Collecting and processing tissues and blood following required procedures; submit samples to other departments for analysis

  • Provide assistance on PK studies and with hybridoma blood collections and immunizations

  • Read assigned literature; complete training in timely fashion

  • Provide guidance and training to Research Specialist II as needed

  • Coordinate activities with other team members

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  • B.S. with 5+ years’ experience OR Master’s degree with 3+ years’ experience in a laboratory environment

  • General understanding of pre-clinical drug development. Preferred: 2 years of progressive experience in a cancer research organization.

  • Reliable and conscientious, detail oriented, good written and verbal communication skills. Focus on excellence, constant improvement of skills and knowledge providing reliable and reproducible data. Able to understand and adhere to SOP’s, written and established procedures, and to follow EHS requirements.  Extensive research experience working with rodents in the conduct of experimental protocols

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

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. URL blocked - click to apply


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