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Animal Biologist - NIH - Bethesda,MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
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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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a **Animal Biologist** to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in **Bethesda, MD** .

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

+ Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package

+ Tremendous growth opportunity

+ Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center

+ Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at

TASKS. The contractor shall:

+ Manage transgenic mouse colonies including animal handling, breeding, and genotyping.

+ Perform molecular and genetic analysis; cloning, analysis of recombinant DNA and PCR.

+ Perform immuno-histochemical and in situ hybridization analysis of brain tissue sections.

+ Inventory laboratory supplies; prepare lists for ordering; maintain adequate stock of laboratory supplies.

+ Perform behavioral tests and training of mice prior to and during data collection.

+ Perform animal surgical procedures to support optical imaging, physiology experiments and viral injection.

+ Maintain laboratory notebook, including description of overall analysis plan for each experiment, laboratory methods/analysis plans and results of experiments.

+ Provide preliminary descriptive analysis of study materials and methods.

+ Prepare draft written description of the analysis procedures, findings, limitations and the proposal for follow-up experiments.

+ Coordinate with staff to analyze and interpret data; prepare summaries of laboratory findings.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

+ Masters degree in Biological Sciences or other related discipline. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Masters degree.

+ Minimum of seven (7) years of laboratory experience in molecular Biology, Immunocytochemistry, or a related field.

+ **Strong background and experience on mouse husbandry including genotyping.**

+ **Experience working with animals in a research setting, with experience in animal behavior, training and surgical procedures.**

+ **Familiarity with molecular, genetic, and anatomical techniques (immunohistochemistry and in situ), as well as behavioral methods** .

+ Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

+ Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational and time management skills.


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2020-04-06 Expires: 2020-06-01

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