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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:

+ Conduct research within vaccine and monoclonal antibody projects utilizing well-documented quality procedures and practices.

+ Primary project will be focused on high-throughput paired sequencing of immune B cell receptors. Secondary, efforts will also include support of the unit efforts in yeast display technologies, analysis of monoclonal antibodies and potentially include development of new methods in sequencing and/or yeast display.

+ Perform a wide variety of procedures and techniques which may include, but are not limited to: high throughput single-cell and droplet-based PCR, preparation of next-generation sequencing libraries, aseptic tissue cell culture, flow cytometry, bacterial and yeast transformation/culture, cloning, mutagenesis, ELISA assays, neutralization assays, protein purification, CRIPR/Cas9,and other molecular biology techniques.

+ Manage all technical aspects of experimental design for conducting assigned projects. Perform tests, assays and procedures appropriate to the project(s), following specific protocols.

+ Maintain accurate daily records of experiments and results and maintains laboratory space, equipment and inventory according to established protocols. Assist in maintaining laboratory supplies and equipment, management of biological materials, and place orders for supplies.

+ Analyze experimental data and interpret results, adapting for application to laboratory problems. Evaluate the validity of laboratory data in relation to the test system and assay procedures. Investigate problems while recommending solutions; devise new methods to more accurately measure analyses.

+ Recognize unexpected test discrepancies and identifies scientific causes of discrepancies. Analyze and handle problems and deviations in the work assignment in accordance with established protocols, previous training, or accepted laboratory practices following well- documented practices and guidelines.

+ Prepare graphs and charts, write reports and summaries of findings describing procedures used.

+ Assist with revisions to SOPs, laboratory records and other documentation as assigned.

+ Update procedural manuals and methods and prepares reports of equipment/instrument usage.

+ Present information to laboratory personnel in formal lectures and bench training.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

+ Minimum requirement is Masters degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline with a minimum of five (5) years of experience working in a laboratory environment. PhD candidates will be considered but it is not a requirement.

+ Demonstrated experience in performing biological research and competence in intermediate level mathematical skills including but not limited to script writing in R.

+ Demonstrates excellent attention to detail, proactive planning and ability to organize and carry out tasks with quality in a timely fashion.

+ Previous experience working under a well-documented, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), or Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment is desired


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** **** **?**

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** ****

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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: 2021-06-21

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