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Senior Scientist, RNA Vaccines

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

**Senior Scientist, RNA Vaccines****Kelly Science and Clinical** is the world's most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.**Overview**We are seeking a Senior Scientist, RNA Vaccines for one of our clients, a nonprofit biotechnology organization in Seattle focused on developing new solutions for infectious disease. The incumbent will be responsible for broadening the applications of their RNA vaccine platform to a wide range of infectious disease and oncology targets. The position will lead a growing, multi-level, early development team to create novel vaccine constructs, design and interpret pre-clinical studies of vaccine candidates, and work with a broad group of scientists and staff to bring RNA vaccine candidates to the initiation of Phase 1 clinical studies. This position will also work closely with the science leads and project managers to evaluate, prioritize, track, manage and communicate internally and externally on critical new strategic vaccine efforts.**Responsibilities**+ Help plan and execute RNA vaccine-related research and development projects.+ Lead a vaccine research group in the timely completion of vaccine research and development studies from preclinical to early clinical stages.+ Work closely with regulatory teams to ensure effective IND-enabling data collection, IND preparation, and submission.+ Participate in strategic planning and business development.+ Record and present data in-house, externally, and for publication.+ Supervise, direct, and support highly collaborative scientific teams.+ Prepare and review patent documentation.+ Support QC and GMP tech transfer.+ Maintain animal protocols and documentation; obtain and maintain restricted drug access to support animal studies.+ Write scientific reports for partners and for publication.+ Assist in and/or lead preparation and submission of grants for independent and/or institutional funding.**Qualifications**+ PhD in microbiology, virology, immunology, molecular biology, biological engineering, or related discipline.+ At least 5 years' experience working in the development of vaccines for infectious diseases with increasing levels of scientific independence.+ Experience managing large or complex scientific projects.+ Understands the design, development, and execution of pre-clinical and clinical research programs and studies.+ Advanced knowledge of MS Office [Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint], Adobe Acrobat, and statistical software.+ Preferred experience working in the industry to advance vaccine candidates.+ Ability to successfully communicate and collaborate with internal and external partners.+ Highly developed organizational skills and advanced attention to detail.+ Excellent oral and written communication skills. Foreign language skills a plus.+ Professionally handle and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.+ Exceptional critical thinking, risk management and mitigation, and problem-solving skills.**Salary: 110,000-135,000/year**\#P1**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.**Why Kelly** ** -** **Science & Clinical?**Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world's most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goals-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center.Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

Keywords: Kelly Services, Seattle , Senior Scientist, RNA Vaccines, Other , Seattle, Washington

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