Kelly Services Analyst - Scientific in Boulder, Colorado

A local company is seeking a Biochemistry Research Associate to join a dedicated team. Beyond the requirements listed below, the ideal candidate will possess the entrepreneurial attitude key to succeeding in a start-up environment.

Monday-Friday (8-430 PM) Salary is between $20.00-$23.00 per hour

Temporary Position with the possibility of becoming a permanent employee


  • High throughput plate-based assays and assay automation

  • Perform basic biochemical characterization of compound action

  • Protein purification for affinity calculations and detailed mechanistic studies

  • Record, report, and present experimental findings in company-wide meetings

  • Generate standard operating procedures, and prepare formal technical reports and summaries

  • Maintain laboratory instrumentation

  • Stay abreast of relevant scientific literature to identify emerging research trends and evaluate implications for internal projects

  • Perform experiments to investigate a specific question or problem in collaboration with supervisor and/or project team members

  • Conduct detailed wet laboratory experiments with appropriate technique and adequate controls satisfactory to substantiate/replicate results

  • Coordinate laboratory work with objectives of project team

  • Interpret basic experimental results and drawing conclusions to be used by project team

  • Report organized data, making comparisons, and identifying trends

  • Make suggestions to improve laboratory efficiency

  • Operate at a high level of competence in laboratory technology relative to the assigned project

  • Demonstrate basic command of scientific techniques and tools used in the respective area of science/research

  • Participate in project team meetings

  • Maintain scientific records in clear required form

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining professional networks; and participating in professional organizations

  • Read, understand, and comply with all workplace health and safety policies; safe work practices; and company policies and procedures

  • Other laboratory duties as assigned


  • BS/MS in biochemistry and 2+ years research laboratory experience.

  • Experience with high throughput or medium throughput plate-based assays and assay automation

  • Familiarity with safe and efficient laboratory practices

  • General scientific computer and software application proficiency

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-pace, multi-disciplinary environment interacting with a diverse group of colleagues, comfortable with adjusting workloads based upon changing priorities and willing to take on new tasks, regardless of level or type of work

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

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projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

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