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Cell and Molecular Biologist - NIH - Rockville, MD

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
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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 Cell and Molecular Biologist at the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, 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:

(1) Assist in developing new prospective projects with senior research staff; provide data and feedback on the feasibility and limitations of the proposed projects.

(2) Develop proficiency in mammalian cell culture and associated techniques to seed, culture and assay cell lines in microtiter plate formats.

(3) Maintain though passaging and long-term cryogenic storage cell lines developed in the Assay Development and Screening Technology (ADST) laboratory and obtained from collaborators.

(4) Be proficient in the use and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation for the dispensing of cells and reagents into microtiter plates and measuring the signal modalities collected from various assays formats

(5) Confirm assay results and validate primary active samples in additional orthogonal assays and counter-screens; communicate results to facilitate small molecule probe development.

(6) Assist in the preparation of data and technical reports, presentations, and manuscripts for publication in collaboration with senior research staff and intramural and extramural investigators.

(7) Collaborate with ADST scientists and laboratory supervisor to employ cutting edge technology as well as learn and employ multiple techniques involved in assay development and validation for various projects including but not limited to sterile cell culture technique, western blot analysis, qRT-PCR, ligand binding assays, reporter cell-based assays, enzyme assays, and culturing model organisms such as yeast, bacteria and C. elegans.

(8) Assist visiting scientists working in the laboratory on collaborative projects with the assay development process and the operation of automated and high-throughput technologies and equipment (including liquid dispensing systems and multimodal detectors/plate readers).

(9) Perform analysis of experimental data including dose-response and EC50 determination, and high-content imaging processing.

(10) Estimate laboratory consumables and reagents for various projects; obtain vendor quotes; prepare purchasing documentation when required.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

(1) Masters degree in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or a related discipline. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Masters degree.

(2) Minimum of two (2) years of relevant laboratory experience in biological sciences.

(3) Skill at maintaining accurate and detailed records of laboratory experiments.

(4) Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

(5) Excellent organizational and time management skills.

(6) Ability to multi-task, set priorities and pay close attention to detail.


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.

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Posted: 2020-11-04 Expires: 2020-12-05

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