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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/an 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:

+ Provide comprehensive bio-informatics and biostatistical support.

+ Work with post-baccalaureate students, post-doctoral research fellows and staff scientists to advise on and support for their data analyses, generate visualizations of results and play an active role in drafting manuscripts for publication as a co-author.

+ Take a lead role on projects with the goal of writing high-impact manuscripts for publication as a first-author.

+ Draft manuscripts for publication as a co-author.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

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

+ Minimum three (3) years of post-doctoral (post PhD) research experience in the broadly defined areas of bioinformatics/computational biology/biostatistics.:

+ Evidence of proficiency in programming skills in R, Python, MATLAB and/or comparable languages is required.

+ Expertise in bio-informatics/biostatistical approaches to analyses of OMICs datasets including proteomics, transcriptomics and/or metabolomics as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications is required.

+ Proficiency in specific analytical methods: differential gene expression analysis, Weighted Gene Co-expressions Network Analysis (WGCNA), Gene Set Enrichment Analysis (GSEA), Hierarchical clustering, gene functional annotation, hypergeometric testing for overlapping sets, processing/analysis of microarray and single cell transcriptomic data is required.

+ Proficiency in statistical genetics including analysis of GWAS data, polygenic risk scores and Mendelian Randomization is preferred.

+ Expertise/ proficiency in biological pathway analysis tools such as Ingenuity Pathway Analysis, KEGG, REACTOME, STRING is preferred.

+ Proficiency in machine learning approaches to large datasets is preferred.

+ Experience in working with large publicly available OMICs datasets is required.

+ Proficiency in biostatistical/ epidemiologic methods, including longitudinal analyses (e.g., mixed effects models, survival models) and cross-sectional analyses (e.g., parametric and non-parametric tests of differences) is preferred.


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.

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**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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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: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-22

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