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Bioinformatics 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 an experienced individual to work as a Bioinformatics 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:


+ Carry out bioinformatics tasks such as data download, file storage and backup, depositing into public repositories of genomic datasets.

+ Process, align, and analyze sequencing based genomic data, generated by assays including RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, DNase-seq, ChIP-seq, MNase-seq, from in-house or public sources.

+ Update and maintain laboratory sample and data/analysis records and databases.

+ Attend laboratory meetings; present and explain results and findings to staff.

+ Oversee maintenance and updates of IT hardware equipment.

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

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


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:


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

+ Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience.

+ A computational scientist who is interested in investigating the effects of aging in the immune system using statistical and bioinformatics tools in epigenomics.

+ The scientist will advise and support all laboratory investigations involving high-throughput sequencing methods for a variety of assays, including RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, DNase-seq, ChIP-seq, MNase-seq, and newly arising methodologies.

+ Must have some understanding of basic principles in experimental molecular biology or genomics methods. Coding proficiency in two or more programming languages such as C++, Python, R, MATLAB, Perl in a Unix/Linux environment is an essential requirement, in addition to familiarity or experience with commonly used computational genomics tools.

+ Bioinformatics software development experience as evidenced by publicly deposited computational packages will be highly valued.


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-02-22 Expires: 2021-03-27

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