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Biochemist - NIH - Rockville, MD

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
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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 experienced individual to work as an **Biochemist** at the National Institutes of Health in **Rockville, Maryland** .


**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:**


+ Under the mentorship of the SCTL group leader, address the key challenges that currently impede the translation of the iPSC technology for drug discovery and regenerative medicine applications.


+ Establish new standards, quality controls, improved differentiation protocols and other resources for the iPSC field.


+ Keep accurate and complete records of all scientific experiments and maintain and update laboratory notebooks and equipment; ensure that these records and raw data are properly retained.


+ Develop and optimize biochemical and cell-based assays for fully characterization of pluripotent stem cells and their differentiated progeny.


+ Analyze the experimental results and organize findings into tables and figures.


+ Evaluate new technologies and instruments resulting in proposals for new screening strategies and novel assay formats.


+ Search existing literature; propose, design and test alternative assays and experiments for difficult differentiation protocols.


+ Draft technical reports, manuscripts and patent applications and present work internally and externally to consultants and collaborators as needed.


+ Prepare oral presentations and posters for internal and external groups/conferences.


+ Provide updates to assay providers; send summaries by email; conduct periodical teleconferences to discuss issues and coordinate actions.


+ Perform experiments for several HEAL projects.


+ Generate new experimental data in a timely fashion and prepare manuscripts for publication.


+ Provide training for high-throughput electrophysiology using a robotic system.


+ Develop cellular models for acute and chronic pain (i.e. neuropathic and inflammatory pain).


+ Establish genetic models for pain (e.g. CMT2A).


**REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:**


+ Ph.D. degree is a scientific field; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Masters

+ Minimum of four (4) years of related experience

+ Skill at maintaining accurate and detailed records of laboratory experiments


**PLEASE APPLY ONLINE**

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.


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, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats 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.


**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** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2021-08-23 Expires: 2021-10-23

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