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Biologist (Flow Cytometry)- NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
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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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Biologist with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package

- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center

- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Prepare sheath fluid and reagents needed for the instruments in the Experimental Immunology Branch Flow Cytometry Facility (the facility).

+ Perform daily calibration, operation and maintenance of Becton Dickinson (BD) flow cytometry cell analyzers including LSRII, LSRFortessa and LSRFortessaX20.

+ Perform calibration, operation and maintenance of BD FACSAria and BD FACS FUSION cell sorters.

+ Perform electronic cell sorting of cell populations based on surface markers and/or intracellular probes.

+ Collaborate with staff on performing complex multiparameter analysis, real time calcium flux analysis and DNA content analysis.

+ Perform multicolor data acquisition using BD FACSDiva.

+ Provide assistance to facility users in instrument operation and troubleshooting.

+ Collaborate with scientists and statisticians in NCI, NIH, and extramural research institutions as appropriate, to advance the research projects and elucidation of cancer-related data.

+ Collaborate with NIH/NCI expert staff to clarify needs and project objectives through the operation of flow cytometers.

+ Attend seminars within the National Institute of Health/Center for Cancer Research/Experimental Immunology Branch, as policy allows.

+ Prepare data sets, Tables and Figures for collaborative papers prepared for publication in peer-reviewed journals; assemble and write papers for first-author publication in peer-reviewed papers.

+ Participate in special committees, panels, and colloquia that meet and advise on policy and planned activity in the field, as allowed under travel policy.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Ph.D. degree, **Masters degree** OR **Bachelor of Science degree** in Biology, Chemistry or a related discipline.

+ Minimum of two (2) year of experience in flow cytometry or in a biomedical research laboratory or in operation/troubleshooting of complex biomedical instrumentation.

+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent computer skills and experience.

+ Customer Service experience.

+ Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational and time management skills.

+ Ability and willingness to work an 8 hour shift ending in the evening at least 3 days/week (see operational hours below).


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.

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Posted: 2020-02-14 Expires: 2020-04-23

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