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Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
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 a Bioinformatics Scientist 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:




+ Develop new machine learning techniques in response to NIMH researcher needs including statistical modelling of complex neural imaging and behavioral data.

+ Apply existing machine learning methods, e.g., classification and regression models, reinforcement learning, and deep learning to help answer questions posed by researchers.

+ Author research papers, in collaboration with the Team and NIMH researchers, on the Teams results from development and support activities.

+ Provide consulting and support activities to NIMH researchers employing statistical and machine learning techniques.

+ Develop and deliver educational courses on machine learning techniques on classification/regression models and reinforcement learning.

+ Collaborate with the Data Science Team to use the neuroimaging and phenotypic data collected by them and support quantification of those data.



REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:




+ Ph.D. degree in a scientific field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Masters degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Five (5) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelors degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.

+ Experience in developing statistical and machine learning methods in a scientific data analysis context.

+ Experience in working with biomedical researchers and understanding and solving their research problems, documented in research publications.

+ Knowledge of scientific programming languages such as Python, MATLAB, or R.

+ Strong communication skills, both oral and written.



**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** ****



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.
Posted: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-09-28

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