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Biological 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 a **Biological 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:


1. Perform a wide variety of procedures and techniques which may include, but are not limited to: cell culture, clinical/diagnostic microbiology, DNA analysis, DNA isolation, DNA purification, DNA sequencing, flow cytometry, gene cloning, manipulation of radioactive isotopes, natural product isolation, organic synthesis, peptide synthesis, protein analysis, RNA isolation, tissue processing and preparation, histology, multiplex immunofluorescence imaging, advanced confocal microscopy, and quantitative imaging.

2. Perform flow cytometric cell sorting and/or analysis of research scientist-supplied samples.

3. Maintain detailed records of experiments and their results and prepare the information resulting from these experiments for presentations at laboratory-wide, NIH-wide, and national and international meetings and for publication.

4. Generate laboratory records to support laboratory research, and independently performing necessary calculations.

5. Write report(s) of findings, stating methods and procedures, including any modifications employed, specimens and materials involved, and results of experiments.

6. Interpret, evaluate, and discuss the results of each experiment with the supervisor as part of the planning process for subsequent studies, and present these findings in individual weekly meetings with supervisor as well as lab group meetings.

7. Assist with mentoring and training students and other laboratory personnel in the use of sophisticated laboratory equipment and in the performance of specialized procedures, techniques, etc.

8. Responsible for laboratory upkeep and routine maintenance of equipment by maintaining equipment, laboratory supplies and equipment including chemicals, biological materials, etc. required to handle biological materials, carcinogens, recombinant protein materials, acids, biological wastes, etc. The maintenance of equipment may entail the liaison with vendors as needed.

9. Assist with staff workload and deliverables.

10. Develop, manage, and oversee quality assurance programs to assess and ensure adherence to guidelines, applicable Federal regulations, and Institute policies and procedures such as the collection of human samples.

11. Establish relationships with other NIH investigators to enable innovation and possible collaborations.

12. Promote research of laboratory through public speaking engagements at the NIH and national and international meetings.


**REQUIREMENTS** . The contractor must have:


1. Ph.D. degree in biology or related discipline required

2. 4 years of work experience

3. Strong foundation in principles of molecular biology, genetics, systems biology, immunology, and microscopic immunofluorescence imaging.

4. Effective communication skills working in a team atmosphere

5. Willingness and ability to work flexible hours when experimental needs require it.


**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.


**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** **** **Government Solutions?**


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the worlds most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-10-03

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