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Animal Biologist (Non-human Primates) - 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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual with experience working with **non-human primates** , to work as an **Animal Biologist** 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 NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives.

**TASKS/SERVICES** . The contractor shall:

+ Conducts / provides behavioral testing on non-human primates.

+ Work with staff on the design of behavioral testing procedures for documenting the effects of a wide range of experimental manipulations

+ Conducts MRI structural scans.

+ Coordinate all animal procedures , including PET scans, and MRIs

+ Handles and trains non-human primates.

+ Teach the animal to respond to a variety of different visual stimuli using operant conditioning

+ Provides safe transportation of non-human primates.

+ Act as liaison with other staff to ensure proper transfer of animals from housing facility to imaging equipment

+ Performs historical processing of non-human primate tissue.

+ Operate and maintain sophisticated and innovative equipment to perform tests, analyses and other laboratory procedures

+ Prepares/sterilizes surgical equipment and instruments.

+ Maintain laboratory areas, animal surgical areas and animal holding areas; maintain clean laboratory environment

+ Prepare for, participate in, and clean up following aseptic surgery

+ Provides input into research protocol and performs surgical procedures on animals involved in research protocols.

+ Coordinate and assist in all animal procedures and surgeries

+ Collects, maintains, and organizes MRI imaging data.

+ Schedule and maintain an accurate research tracking system and database for all research activities, daily records of experiments and results, including research documentation

+ Performs health surveillance and assessment of non-human primates.

+ Monitor and maintain physiological status of animal during imaging experiments

+ Provides training of new staff on the proper handling and testing of non-human primates.

+ Train incoming laboratory members in procedures as appropriate

**REQUIREMENTS** . The contractor must have:

+ A Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field

+ A minimum of 3 years of related experience

+ Previous experience handling and training non-human primates

+ Prior experience with aseptic surgery

+ Proficient with MRI and CT scanning technology

+ Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience


When 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 arent 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.

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Posted: 2021-08-04 Expires: 2021-10-04

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