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Biologist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
Biologist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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 to work onsite 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:

+ Perform a wide range of techniques including genotyping, mouse breeding, Western blotting, dissection and surgery; tissue collection, fixation and sectioning; PCR, and _in vivo_ animal experiments.

+ Create, organize and maintain a strain database.

+ Work with staff to conduct research and analyze data.

+ Perform experiments in accordance with protocols; periodically evaluate progress of experiments to ensure that they are proceeding as planned.

+ Identify problems or deficiencies in methodology or Protocols; take appropriate corrective action(s); evaluate new or unfamiliar methods or protocols.

+ Discuss the results of experiments with scientific personnel interested in the project; give informal presentations at staff meetings.

+ Collect, organize and record experimental data in a form suitable for publication and future reference; maintain complete, detailed records of all experiments performed in laboratory notebooks.

+ Work with staff on the preparation of manuscripts of papers for publication; assemble data in both tabular (i.e., tables, graphs, charts) and narrative form; note any inconsistencies or areas where the data appear inconclusive.

+ Organize and maintain the research laboratory; maintain adequate levels of buffers, reagents, media and other supplies; maintain and organize all cell stock for the laboratory.

+ Ensure that laboratory equipment is available, calibrated and in good repair; arrange for service when needed; coordinate installation of and training on new equipment.

+ Enforce the methods and procedures for safe handling and disposal or hazardous materials used in laboratory experiments.

+ Interact and collaborate with students, post-doctoral fellows and non-doctoral research technicians on experimental design and laboratory-based methodologies.

+ Provide orientation and training on the methods and procedures used in the laboratory to lab personal and students; provide training and guidance in a range of laboratory procedures and in the use of various types of laboratory equipment.

+ Prepare written instructions to guide others in the performance of standard laboratory procedures.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Bachelors degree in a related discipline.

+ Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a research environment.

+ Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

+ Demonstrated experience in basic scientific principles, concepts and theories.

+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

+ Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.


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.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2019-12-02

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