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Biologist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual to work as a Biologist 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:




+ Contribute to the generation of stable cell lines for vaccine and therapeutic protein candidates including monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins, and virus-like particles.

+ Independently execute each step of the cell line development process including plasmid production, transfection, single cell cloning, clone expansion in static culture plates and shake flasks, fed-batch analysis, and clone stability studies.

+ Use automated platforms for clone selection and screening.

+ Prepare plasmid DNA using standard molecular cloning techniques.

+ Participate in cell line development platform design, optimization, and cycle-time reduction studies including methods for clone selection, expansion, ranking, and characterization.

+ Perform small-scale process development studies using various culture vessels including tissue culture plates, shake flasks, and small-scale bioreactors.

+ Generate stable pools and perform transient protein production for supply of reagent-grade material.

+ Provide laboratory support for medium preparation, equipment maintenance, and ordering of supplies.

+ Write and review technical reports documenting process development studies and stable cell line generation work.

+ Work with other team members to generate experimental plans for process development studies.

+ Write and review standard operating procedures for cell line development processes and instrumentation.

+ Maintain complete documentation records, including a detailed and up-to-date laboratory notebook, to support regulatory filings.

+ Regularly communicate progress to team lead and present work to cell line development team.





REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:




+ B.S. in Biological Sciences with a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience or M.S. in Biological Sciences with independent research experience in an academic or industrial setting

+ Hands-on experience with aseptic technique and mammalian cell culture along with supporting technologies for cell line engineering including cell counting, high-throughput transfection, single-cell cloning, and flow cytometry.

+ Familiarity with molecular cloning methods, PCR, and agarose gel electrophoresis.

+ Experience in preparing technical reports, standard operating procedures, and data presentations.

+ Ability to work independently to execute defined experiments and troubleshoot issues as needed to meet project timelines.

+ Ability to effectively communicate plans, results, challenges, and ideas to other team members in oral and written forms.

+ Experience in monoclonal antibody and/or vaccine production preferred.





**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.





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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: 2021-01-04 Expires: 2021-02-04

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