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Laboratory Technician - Immunology & Mouse Models - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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Job Title Laboratory Technician - Immunology & Mouse Models - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Jobid US3172SS_BH1428779

Location: Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA

Description Laboratory Technician - Immunology & Mouse Models *** NIH *** Bethesda, MD

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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Laboratory Technician - Immunology & Mouse Models to work on-site with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD **.**

This is a long-term contract position which offers:
- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Prepare samples for flow cytometry; analyze samples in the flow cytometry core.
+ Prepare DNA, RNA and/or protein from samples.
+ Perform PCR and quantitative PCR for sample testing.
+ Barcode bio-specimens.
+ Prepare libraries for RNA sequencing experiments.
+ Collaborate with staff on the training of Systemic Autoimmunity Branch (SAB) personnel on experimental procedures.
+ Enter purchase requests and re-stock supplies for the laboratory.
+ Monitor and maintain contracts for laboratory equipment.
+ Make reagents for common use for the laboratory (media, etc.).
+ Maintain mouse lines in animal facilities, including breeding, back-crossing, and maintaining mouse colonies.
+ Monitor and maintain University Committee for the Use and Care of Animals (UCUCA) amendments and renewal forms.
+ Work with SAB staff on laboratory experiments.
+ Troubleshoot issues with technical procedures; utilize trial and error methods customize protocols to the biological systems utilized in the laboratory.
+ Collect data in laboratory notebooks and databases; analyze and interpret data.
+ Attend laboratory meetings; present findings and results to staff.
**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology or a related discipline.
+ Minimum of three (3) years of related experience.
+ Previous experience working with mice in a laboratory setting.
+ Knowledge and skills in analyzing and interpreting scientific information.
+ In-depth understanding of scientific research, organizational structure and laboratory resources.
+ Knowledge of laboratory safety practices.
+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
+ Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

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