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Ph.D. Biochemist - NIH/NIAID

Company: Kelly
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

TASKS/SERVICES(1) Perform a wide range of complex procedures and techniques including cell culture, protein purification, X-ray crystallography, cryo-electron microcopy, structure-based design of immunogens, biophysical characterization of proteins and protein complexes, and B cell sorting using flow cytometry.(2) Conduct independent research under the guidance of the Chief, including planning, conducting of experiments, data analysis, and peer reviewed publication of data.(3) Calibrate and operate a variety of laboratory instruments under GLP guidelines and following Standard Operating Procedures to perform test, analyses, and other procedures.(4) Assist in generation and evaluation of results in research associated with NIH's development of an HIV/AIDS vaccine.(5) Provide advice, input on molecular design of vaccine and antibody constructs (AAV, novel approaches to DNA, Flu HA-Ferritin, IgG antibodies, bispecific antibodies, Modified Vaccinia virus Ankara (MVA), and/or recombinant adenovirus (rAd)).(6) Serve as a structural expert providing advice on how atomic level information can be applied to vaccine development antibody improvement.(7) Provide scientific level advice on nano-scale design of vaccine immunogens.(8) Interact with students, postdoctoral fellows and non-doctoral research technicians on experimental design and laboratory-based methodologies; interact with scientists from collaborating institutions/organizations(9) Lead special project activities under guidance of the Chief with particular emphasis on coordinated research efforts among VRC, NIAID, NIH and private, non-governmental organizations.
REQUIREMENTS(1) Ph.D. in a related field is required.(2) Minimum of three (3) years of related experience that includes mammalian cell culture, expression and purification of eukaryotic proteins, and characterization of biomolecular interactions
Please Note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.

Keywords: Kelly, Bethesda , Ph.D. Biochemist - NIH/NIAID, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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