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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 and maintain whole-genome and exome variant calling methodologies in support of gene discovery, gene therapy, model systems, and related clinical research projects within the Organic Acid Research (OAR) and Metabolism, Infection and Immunity (MINI) Sections.

+ Provide broad-based programming and analytic support for a wide variety of bioinformatic and genomic research projects, including the development of software pipelines for the processing and high-level analysis of next-generation sequence data, including ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq, Methyl-seq, RNA-seq data, and AAV integration analyses in the OAR and MINI Sections.

+ Work with the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC) and Bioinformatics Core on the analysis and visualization of data derived from emerging sequencing methodologies.

+ Interact with scientists in the OAR and MINI Sections to assess their needs with respect to massive (terabyte-sized) data sets; develop concrete and tractable project plans for completing these projects.

+ Write portions of scientific manuscripts; present data in seminars and poster sessions.

+ Collaborate with staff on teaching activities, in both small- and large-group fora.

+ Provide support and training to laboratory bioinformatics trainees with regards to developing new pipelines for the analysis of high-throughput data and the optimization of code for use in supercomputing environments.

+ Provide detailed project documentation so that all methodologies can be reproduced and applied to similar studies in the future.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:


+ Masters degree in a science related field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Masters degree.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a related field.

+ Relevant bioinformatics experience, including demonstrated experience in running the GATK pipeline to call sequence variants and building warehouses to store, query, and display the resulting genotypes.

+ Demonstrated experience programming in Perl, Python or an equivalent scripting language.

+ Demonstrated experience in developing and deploying applications on UNIX or Linux platforms in a high-performance computing (HPC) environment.


+ Knowledge and experience with full-stack web application development, particularly using MongoDB, Python (Flask framework), and javascript (React, jquery).

+ Knowledge and demonstrated experience analyzing other types of next-generation sequencing data, (e.g., RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, or related data).

+ Demonstrated success in sharing scientific information, through the writing of scientific manuscripts and the oral presentation of data in seminars and poster sessions.


**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** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


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: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-08

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