Meet the science and clinical talent experts.

Meet the science and clinical talent experts.

We’re award-winning science and clinical talent specialists. For 25+ years we’ve been helping the world’s leading organizations to discover what’s next.

Last year, we placed thousands of science and clinical experts and supported our clients across more than 1,150 locations.

On average, we place a new science or clinical candidate every 12 minutes.

We know science and clinical.

We source niche talent across every sector. These are just some of the specialist roles we support:

  • Biochemists and Molecular Biologists
  • Chemists and Food Scientists
  • Clinical Lab, Research, Trials, and Operations Associates
  • Microbiologists and Biological Scientists
  • Quality, Regulatory Affairs, and Compliance Associates

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Across these focus areas:

  • Biotherapeutics
  • Clinical Development
  • Data Science and Predictive Analytics
  • Diagnostics and Biomarkers
  • Manufacturing and Process Development 
  • Regenerative Medicine

Kelly® was named #3 on the Forbes Best Professional Recruiting Firms list.

We work with 100% of Fortune 100 life science and healthcare organizations.


We oversee $3.8B workforce spend under management across the life science industry.

Discovering great talent is what we do

We’re an integrated staffing and solutions provider. We look beyond open roles to partner with business leaders and develop strategic solutions that support their business and financial goals.

Why choose Kelly Science Clinical?

We’re true talent partners.

Whether you’re looking for a single contractor or an entire team, we have a specialty solution that’s a great fit. These are just some of our flexible solutions, designed to scale and evolve with your business:

  • Contract Staffing
  • Contract to Hire
  • Direct Hire
  • Project Services 
  • Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) 
  • Functional Service Provider (FSP)
  • Talent Supply Chain Management
  • Managed Service Provider (MSP)

Our sourcing network extends your reach.

Sources include our internal talent network and Kelly database, social media, job boards, local partners, search engines, and more.

Our candidate support doesn’t stop when they say yes.

We make sure our employees and candidates always feel valued and supported. From onboarding to ongoing talent care and support with their next big role, we’re always there when they need us. That way, they’ll be here when you need them, too.

We provide scalable support to CDMOs.

We know it can be tough for contract development and manufacturing organizations to manage the ebb and flow of talent demands, particularly when a client asks you to stretch outside your area of expertise. We provide flexible and transparent support, meaning that you can always access ready-to-go, niche talent when you need it most.


We’re more than experts in science and clinical talent—we become your trusted workforce partner, always looking for new ways to support your success. If you’re searching for award-winning scientific talent expertise, personalized support, and flexible, efficient solutions, we can help.


Nearly 100% of recruiters hold a degree in science.

10 years

Our recruiters have an average of 10 years experience in life science recruitment.

25 years

We’ve been recruiting science and clinical professionals for over 25 years


We uncover hidden expertise. 35% of the talent we place is passive.


We have a 62% customer NPS score (compared to a -2% industry average).


200+ recruiters across our Kelly Science & Clinical, Engineering, and Technology teams.


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