Molecular Toxicology Associate Scientist

at Kelly Services in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Kelly has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary position with a client that is seeking a Molecular Toxicology Associate Scientist in Newark, DE.

PAY: $30/hr – W2

DURATION: 12 months


SCHEDULE: Mon – Fri (8-5pm)

Job Summary

The candidate will be a member of the Genetic and Molecular Toxicology group in a GLP-compliant facility and responsible for conducting molecular toxicology assays following guidelines/protocols/Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)s.

Job Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Cell culture maintenance and conduct of in vitro molecular toxicology assays in accordance with study protocols and SOPs.

QPCR analysis of study samples

• Maintenance of study records.

• Study data input and quality control checking.

• Clear communication of study results to the study director/PI.

• Clear communication of any issues that arise to the study director or appropriate personnel.

GLP documentation.

• Laboratory and equipment maintenance.

SOP preparation.

The ideal candidate would have:

• Strong scientific background and critical thinking skills.

• Hands on experience in the fields of in vitro toxicology including aseptic technique, cell culture, and QPCR.

• Demonstrated teamwork abilities to manage and coordinate multiple projects and chemistries in a timely and effective manner.

• Strong written and oral communication skills that allow dissemination of complex technical issues in a clear, concise manner.

• Experience with preparing and reviewing technical documents including lab standard operating procedures, study protocols, and reports.

• The ability to design non-GLP and GLP toxicology studies for discovery screens and regulatory submissions.

• The ability to work independently and with colleagues from cross-functional disciplines.

• Keen interest in working in a dynamic, exciting industry and applying scientific information for protection of human health.


• B.S. degree in biology or related science field with 2 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn other software/validated systems

• Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, an attention to detail, and commitment to quality.

• Effective time management skills: ability to work safely under specific time constraints, prioritize workload, and use time productively.

• Must be able to work well independently and in a team setting.


You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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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. (

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Job Posting: JC220384592

Posted On: Aug 05, 2022

Updated On: Sep 04, 2022