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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 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 single-cell next-generation sequencing analyses and workflows using 10X Genomics.

+ Perform analysis of next-generation sequencing datasets using established bioinformatic pipelines and develop new bioinformatic pipelines.

+ Use single-cell analysis tools including flow cytometry and next-generation sequencing tools to investigate lymphocyte responses to investigational vaccines.

+ Analyze data and write manuscripts for publication.

+ Participate in project and laboratory meetings.

+ Locate and review literature pertinent to projects and to identify/modify the most applicable protocols and methods for experiments.

+ Trouble shoot assays and adjust scientific methodology to correct problems or deficiencies in a research project, experiment, or trial.

+ Perform common laboratory duties such as reagent ordering, instrument care and inventory maintenance.

+ Maintain accurate laboratory records to ensure proper retention of scientific data.

+ Develop and maintain collegial, collaborative relationships with colleagues in the VRC research groups.


**CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES REQUIRED**


+ Ph.D. with relevant experience is required

+ Minimum of five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

+ Experience with generating libraries for single-cell next-generation sequencing assays such as scRNA-Seq and 10x Genomics.

+ Experience with implementing and developing bioinformatic data pipelines for analysis of next-generation sequencing datasets.

+ Familiarity with shell scripting, common command-line tools and R.

+ Experience with analysis of 10x Genomics data with R package Seurat preferred.

+ Some knowledge of viral and vaccine immunology.

+ Experience with flow cytometry preferred.

+ Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

+ Ability to multi-task in a high-volume fast paced work environment.

+ Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines and ethics that govern research.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of maintaining accurate and detailed records.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of proper laboratory disposal methods and safety procedures


**Please Note** : Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


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 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.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**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: 2022-05-30 Expires: 2022-06-30

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