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Scientist (Biology Specialization) - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Company: Kelly
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking a Scientist at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD

This is a long-term contract position which offers:- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package- Optional health, vision, and dental plans- Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.- Access to NIH's unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

  • Perform a wide variety of procedures and techniques including cell culture, clinical/diagnostic microbiology, DNA analysis, DNA isolation, DNA purification, DNA sequencing, flow cytometry, gene cloning, manipulation of radioactive isotopes, natural product isolation, organic synthesis, peptide synthesis, protein analysis, RNA isolation, tissue processing and preparation, histology, multiplex immunofluorescence imaging, advanced confocal microscopy, and quantitative imaging.
  • Perform flow cytometric cell sorting and/or analysis of research scientist-supplied samples.
  • Maintain detailed records of experiments and their results and prepare the information resulting from these experiments for presentations at laboratory-wide, NIH-wide, and national and international meetings and for publication.
  • Generate laboratory records to support laboratory research, and independently performing necessary calculations.
  • Write report(s) of findings, stating methods and procedures, including any modifications employed, specimens and materials involved, and results of experiments.
  • Interpret, evaluate, and discuss the results of each experiment with the supervisor as part of the planning process for subsequent studies, and present these findings in individual weekly meetings with supervisor as well as lab group meetings.
  • Provide training to students and other laboratory personnel in the use of sophisticated laboratory equipment and in the performance of specialized procedures, techniques, etc.
  • Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment including chemicals, biological materials, etc. required to handle biological materials, carcinogens, recombinant protein materials, acids, biological wastes, etc.
  • Develop, manage, and oversee quality assurance programs to assess and ensure adherence to guidelines, applicable Federal regulations, and Institute policies and procedures such as the collection of human samples.
  • Establish relationships with other NIH investigators to enable innovation and possible collaborations.
  • Promote research of laboratory through public speaking engagements at the NIH and national and international meetings.
  • Perform laboratory upkeep and routine maintenance of equipment.
  • Perform minor lab management duties that will entail the maintenance of equipment and liaise with vendors as needed.

    REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
    • Ph.D. degree in biology or related discipline required.
    • Minimum of four (4) years of related work experience is required.
    • Effective communication skills working in a team atmosphere.
    • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours when experimental needs require it.
    • Strong foundation in principles of molecular biology, genetics, systems biology, immunology, and microscopic immunofluorescence imaging.

      PLEASE APPLY ONLINEWhen you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.
      Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you aren't contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.
      As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kelly's Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover what's next.
      It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.
      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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