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Lab Technician - Next Generation Sequencing - NIH

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
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 Lab Technician Library Prep & Next Generation Sequencing 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 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

(1) Support library construction and next generation sequencing in a large NIH sequencing center. Sequencing technologies include Illumina NovaSeq, Pacific Biosciences Sequel IIe and Oxford Nanopore PromethION and GridION. DNA and RNA libraries of all sizes and types are generated including whole genome, exome, whole transcriptome, ATAC-Seq, methylation for Illumina, HiFi for Pacific Biosciences, and UltraLong for Oxford Nanopore.

(2) Troubleshoot issues with technical procedures; utilize trial and error methods customize protocols to the biological systems utilized in the laboratory.

Train new laboratory members in the correct use of equipment, application of techniques and laboratory protocols

(3) Provide experimental progress updates on procedures performed in the laboratory.

(4) Maintain and update laboratory notebooks and databases; and enter experimental data into spreadsheet and conduct related analysis.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

(1) Bachelors degree in Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or related scientific discipline

(2) Experience with library preparation and next generation sequencing technologies

(3 Experience with PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, RT-qPCR, gel electrophoresis, nucleic acid quantification along with associated data analysis and presentation

(4) General lab management experience including equipment maintenance, inventory, and ordering supplies


Please Note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


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.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Government Solutions?**


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the worlds most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-05 Expires: 2022-09-08

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