1+ months

Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
**Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Bethesda, MD**

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 **Bioinformatics Scientist** to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in **Bethesda, MD.**

**OVERVIEW.** This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers:

+ Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

+ Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.

+ Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center.

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

+ Process and analyze NextGen sequencing data including DNA Exome-seq and RNA-seq using bioinformatics programs and databases and automated workflow for mutation calling, copy number analysis, mRNA expression, genomic mapping of chimeric virus-cell mRNA and HLA typing.

+ Process, analyze, and interpret transcriptomic data from Single-cell RNA-seq.

+ Analyze and conduct integrated analysis of the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) data, including mutations, copy number variation, mRNA and miRNA gene expression, and DNA methylation.

+ Develop tools for genomic data analysis, data integration and visualization, including strong working knowledge of IGV, GISTIC and cBioPortal.

+ Perform pathway analysis, functional prediction and analysis of mutation, copy number, epigenetic, and transcriptome data, and integration of datasets.

+ Interpret genomics and genetics data in the context of relevant biological phenotypes.

+ Review manuscripts in the field of genomic study for different applications.

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

+ Analyze, interpret, report and prepare for publication the results of independent and collaborative research.

+ Contribute to the production of peer-reviewed research papers, oral presentations and posters, and informal discussion of research results, including the generation of well-designed figures and tables for collaborative and independent research.

+ Provide training and mentoring to trainees and colleagues when needed.

+ Prepare analytic pipelines in R and scripting languages (Perl, Python).

+ Prepare datasets for publication and depositing in controlled-access databases such as GEO and dbGaP.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Ph.D. degree in a related discipline. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master's degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Five (5) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.

+ Minimum of three (3) years of hands-on research experience with bioinformatics and the analysis and modeling of large-scale data sets.

+ Strong biological interest, knowledge and background

+ Strong computational, bioinformatics skill

+ Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent 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.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2019-12-20 Expires: 2020-02-20

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