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Biologist - 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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an experienced 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:**

+ Independently perform a wide variety of procedures and techniques, including DNA analysis, DNA isolation, DNA purification, DNA sequencing, flow cytometry, gene cloning, protein analysis, RNA isolation, real time RT-PCR, ELISA; design multi-color flow cytometry assays using available cytometer laser configurations.

+ Perform PBMC separation from human blood samples, cell culture techniques, cell purification (including human dendritic cells and basophils) and stimulation.

+ Identify basophils by morphology under microscope.

+ Perform mouse dissection and preparation of samples for both histologic evaluation and cellular assays, including tissues from the murine gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, small intestine, colon, mesenteric lymph nodes).

+ Manage animal activities including mouse colony maintenance, inventory, and experimental procedures; ensure studies and protocols align with the mission of the LAD.

+ Maintain inventory of stored biological samples.

+ Calibrate and operate a variety of laboratory instruments used to perform tests, analyses, and other laboratory procedures, including ELISA readers, spectrophotometers, microcentrifuges, autoclaves.

+ Generate laboratory records to support laboratory research, and independently performing necessary calculations (e.g. serial dilutions, molar concentrations).

+ Write reports of findings, stating methods and procedures, including any modifications employed, specimens and materials involved, and results of experiments.

+ Analyze, evaluate and discuss the results of each experiment as part of the planning process for subsequent studies and routinely present these findings in lab meetings.

+ Prepare various buffers, stock supplies, and other reagents for use in the laboratory, cleaning and autoclaving glassware.

+ Assist in the analysis and interpretation of data and preparing summaries of laboratory findings to be used in reports and papers to be presented at scientific meetings and/or publication in scientific journals; participate in the preparation of manuscripts, abstracts, and/or posters.

+ Provide training to students and other laboratory personnel in the use of sophisticated laboratory equipment and in the performance of specialized procedures, techniques.

+ Facilitate day to day projects and instrument training/coordination of multiple lab personnel.

+ Communicate with clinical study personnel and collaborating laboratories to coordinate and facilitate research studies.

+ Perform laboratory upkeep and routine maintenance of equipment; order and maintain laboratory supplies and equipment including chemicals, biological materials, animals; negotiate supplies and equipment with outside vendors.

+ Follow proper procedures required for handling biological materials, toxins, recombinant protein materials, acids, biological wastes.

+ Search scientific literature for new methods and procedures for application or modification to selected experiments; maintain daily records of experiments and results in pen in bound laboratory notebooks; make minor modifications or adaptations to established methods, procedures, and/or techniques to solve problems in the work.

**REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:**

+ Masters degree in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or a related discipline. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelors degree is equivalent to a Masters degree.

+ Minimum of four (4) years of related experience.

+ Demonstrates experience working in a laboratory environment.

+ Experience in Microsoft Office.

+ Professional knowledge of the theories, principles, and methods of scientific specialty or subspecialty and related disciplines, such as biology, microbiology, chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, virology, genetics, and biochemistry.

+ Proficiency in laboratory mathematics including, but not limited to, molarity calculations and dilution schemes.


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.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

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**About Kelly** ****

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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: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-26

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