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Biologist - NIH - Gaithersburg, MD

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
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 National Institutes of Health in Gaithersburg, 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:

Support the Analytical Development department of the Vaccine Production Program (VPP) in the Vaccine Research Center.

Independently perform UPLC-based content and identification assays for virus vaccines, recombinant proteins and virus-like particles that may be used as clinical vaccine candidates.

Contribute to the clinical development of a variety of vaccine candidates by independently performing multiple bioassays as required for project success.

Provide assay support and assay development for cGMP product release and characterization.

Participate in the development the following assays for protein characterization.

o Protein A-UPLC

o SE-UPLC

o Bioassay development for a Virus-like-particle vaccine

o Develop, characterize and transfer assays to the VRC pilot plants QC group for product release.

Write technical protocols and reports documenting analytical development studies pertaining to his work and the work of the group.


**REQUIREMENTS** . The contractor must have:

Bachelors degree in Chemistry or a related discipline.

Minimum of three (3) years of experience in chemistry or a related field.

Demonstrated experience working in a clinical or research laboratory.

Demonstrated knowledge of principles and operating procedures of general laboratory equipment.

Experience with analytical equipment automation or instrument and method qualification will be highly beneficial.

Confident oral and written communication skills.

Proficiency in writing and reviewing method qualification/validation protocols and reports, method transfers, SOPs, QC data packets and other process documents.

Familiarity with computer software including word processing and data evaluation.

Knowledge and use of statistical design of experiments (DOE).

Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects.

Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.


**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.


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** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-27

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