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Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Rockville, MD

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
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 **Rockville, 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:


+ Perform computational analysis of Pacific Biosciences HiFi sequencing data:

+ Standard/pre-packaged analyses

+ Sequence data quality control and trimming

+ CCS generation

+ Implement existing custom pipelines written by Virus Persistence and Dynamics Section (VPDS) for downstream data analysis.

+ Prepare above and other NGS analysis results for presentation at lab meetings and VRC-specific meetings

+ Maintain records of NGS experiments analyzed and facilitate re-analysis of previous experiments where necessary.

+ Work with laboratory staff on experimental interpretation and design of new experiments.

+ Provide statistical support/analysis on research data.


REQUIREMENTS.


+ Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral in Biology, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Immunology/Microbiology, Computer Science, or related discipline.

+ Minimum of one year of previous experience


SKILLS. (Ranked by Priority)


1. Detailed understanding of sequencing principles, methods, and analysis tools

2. Experience in analyzing NGS data, including Pacific Biosciences data

3. Experience setting up analysis pipelines and scripts

4. Proficiency in and in use of command-line tools


SOFTWARE.


+ Python/Perl

+ Unix shell scripting/R

+ Microsoft MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)


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.


**You should know:** 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.


**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: 2021-11-05 Expires: 2021-12-06

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