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Bioinformatic Scientist - NIH - Baltimore, MD

Kelly Services
Baltimore, MD 21217
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 **Bioinformatic Scientist** at the National Institutes of Health in **Baltimore, 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:

1. Process, align, and analyze sequencing based genomic data, generated by assaysincluding RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, DNase-seq, ChIP-seq, MNase-seq, from in-house orpublic sources

2. Update and maintain laboratory sample and dataanalysis records and databases

3. Carry out bioinformatics tasks such as data download, file storage and backup, depositinginto public repositories of genomic datasets

4. Prepare written description of analysis methods for publications and reports

5. Prepare clearly annotated and high-quality analysis plots in figures

6. Perform computational analysis of, and interpret results.

7. Provide reports based on analysis of scientific data.

8. Perform sequencing and alignment of raw data, and interpret new data using larger public access datasets.

9. Provide interpretive analyses of data derived from different experimental platforms to generate biological meaning.

10. Write custom programs and algorithms to support data analyses and discovery.

11. Collaborate with scientists to design, analyze, manage and interpret all types of data.

12. Design and execute computational experiments.

13. Work with staff on planning of experiments, and data analysis for internal and collaborative projects; use bioinformatics expertise to advise and help bench scientists on experimental design and trouble-shooting.

14. Work with staff to develop specifications for new analysis; design, test and implement solutions.

15. Make recommendations to investigators about the correct computational tools for testing scientific hypotheses and reaching valid conclusions.

16. Maintain proper and detailed documentation of the analysis performed and report results at lab meetings.

17. Attend scientific and programming meetings; take and compile comprehensive notes; organize and edit content of meeting reports.

18. Prepare scientific reports and progress reports; assemble data to prepare tables, graphs and slides; conduct scientific and program related information searches and report results.

19. Organize daily laboratory notebook on experiments; prepare weekly updates on on-going experiments and tasks; provide monthly progress notes on assigned projects; submit final progress reports and future directions on projects.

20. Organize laboratory notebook or computer database to record results of calculations. Share results at lab meetings.

21. Devise novel methods of statistical analysis for collected data.

22. Utilize and adapt existing bioinformatics techniques to check for trends and patterns in the data.

23. Write complex queries to multiple databases.

24. Perform data processing and data analysis with existing computational and statistical methods.

25. Assist in evaluating and interpreting results for validity and scientific meaning.

26. Create novel programs and algorithms that facilitate discovery of knowledge in investigating large and complex data.

27. Develop and optimize programs and scripts that facilitate organization, integration and data-mining of large data sets; integrate these models into a framework of best practices.

28. Participate in the design of new protocols involving computational methods.

29. Work with staff on the development and maintenance of bioinformatics tools, scripts and pipe-lines for data.

30. Participate in research design with investigators for determining best practices pertaining to the bioinformatics analysis in new and ongoing projects.

31. Research and review literature to retrieve targeted clinical or scientific information, including novel statistical methods, from publicly available resources.

32. Collaborate with staff to review current and historical procedures for the acquisition, quality control and management of data.

33. Analyze and evaluate data cleaning and harmonization needs in the using a variety of descriptive statistics and analytic methods.

34. Identify new tools and resources for reaching biologically meaningful conclusions.

35. Collaborate with experimentalists and computational biologists to develop new computational tools to answer research questions of interest.

36. Provide training in and technical support (including product updates and version control) for programs, algorithms, archives, and pipelines generated during the course of this work.

37. Instruct staff in computational analysis of data.

38. Provide ad hoc trainings and hands-on workshops on the use of bioinformatics tools.

39. Collaborate with group members in experiments associated with data collection.

40. Interact with all levels of staff and communicate with outside collaborators in the US and abroad.

41. Work with staff, collaborate with outside researchers, and contribute to positive overall teamwork; teach Bioinformatics principles and methodologies.

42. Collaborate with biologists, statisticians and/or other bioinformaticians in the design of models summarizing/explaining experimental data.

43. Attend group meetings; present findings; author publications resulting from projects.

44. Present analysis results at research conferences and meetings.

45. Present new research data in group settings, at meetings or seminars.

**REQUIREMENTS** . The contractor must have:

1. Ph.D. in computational biology, bioinformatics, mathematics, physics, or a related field.

2. Experience with: Next gen sequencing data analysis: Bulk RNA-Sequencing, Work with large data sets

3. Experience with software such as: R, C++, Python, MATLAB


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.

**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.

**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** ****

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Posted: 2022-08-05 Expires: 2022-09-05

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