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Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH- Research Triangle Park, NC

Kelly Services
Durham, NC 27722
**Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Research Triangle Park, NC**

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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a **Bioinformatics Scientist** to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in **Research Triangle Park, NC.**

**OVERVIEW.** This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers:

+ Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

+ Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.

+ Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center.

**TASKS/SERVICES.** The contractor shall:

+ Work with staff on projects requiring programming and statistical analysis on published and unpublished datasets from single-cell sequencing data.

+ Develop new methods and apply current approaches for feature selection, optimization, integration and visualization of dynamic and spatial biological processes using single-cell analysis.

+ Work with staff to collect, preprocess, normalize, and organize data from multiple studies.

+ Develop code and pipelines to conduct analysis; document code for completeness and detail needed for reproducibility.

+ Perform literature reviews related to analytical methods as appropriate for study goals.

+ Test and evaluate alternative analytical tools to optimize analysis plans for computational speed, and appropriateness for the biological hypothesis or modeling.

+ Work with bioinformatics Core staff to coordinate aspects of single-cell data analysis; providing project coordination/management support.

+ Advise and train other staff and trainees on statistical genetics approaches.

+ Work with staff on writing and reviewing manuscripts and on writing protocols; prepare figures and tables associated with publications.

+ Present and discuss summary data in single-cell related consortiums and conferences; summarize and email results to collaborators; prepare PowerPoint slides and summaries for oral presentations.

+ Collect, analyze and interpret data; update and maintain detailed computational resources and databases.

+ Participate and collaborate in seminars, group lab meetings, and journal clubs; present results and findings for staff discussion.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Masters degree in a science related field; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a bachelors degree is equivalent to a Masters degree.

+ Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a related field.

+ Some experience in bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science, genetics, computational biology or closely related areas.

+ Programming skills.

+ Some experience in image processing as well as dynamic and spatial single-cell analysis.

+ Knowledge of techniques, software programs, and guidelines in statistical omics analysis.

+ Ability to maintain accurate and complete records of data, data structures, and analysis.

+ Programming skills in the following languages: R, Perl, Python, Shell scripting, HTML, XML, C, C++.

+ First authorship of manuscripts; presentations of past research.

+ Evidence of strong communications skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**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: 2020-06-19 Expires: 2020-08-20

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