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Biologist (CAVD Technician / Flow Cytometry) - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
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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 Biologist, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIAID!

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 11 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


This position is located in the Vaccine Immunology Program (VIP) of the Vaccine Research Center (VRC), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The VRC, an intramural research component of the NIAID, is dedicated to translating the latest concepts in disease pathogenesis and immunology into new vaccine strategies by conducting basic, translational, and clinical research dedicated to improving public health through discovery, design, and development of vaccines of public health importance. VRC scientific staff have expertise in immunology, virology, structural biology, pathogenesis, laboratory animal medicine, regulatory science, clinical research, bioengineering, and vaccinology. While the Center's primary focus is to develop vaccines and broadly neutralizing antibodies protecting against HIV/AIDS, the VRC also performs basic, translational, and clinical research to develop vaccine candidates for biodefense and emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases of public health importance


BS in a related field.

Minimum of 2+ years of experience with flow cytometry required.

Knowledge of viral and vaccine immunology.

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


Biologist (CAVD Technician / Flow Cytometry)

Establish and optimize flow cytometry panels for sorting immune cell populations of interest.

Isolate and stain lymphocytes from blood or tissue for flow cytometry.

Contribute to the development of new single-cell next-generation sequencing analyses and workflows.

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.

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


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: 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.

**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.

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Posted: 2022-03-23 Expires: 2022-06-23

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