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Laboratory Technician (Immunology/Virology) - NIH Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
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/Virology) 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 www.kellygovernmentsolutions.com


TASKS. The contractor shall:


+ Assist with a wide variety of complex experimental procedures involving work with tissue/cell culture, viruses, and/or primary human samples, experience with immunological and virological techniques including neutralizing antibody assays, flow cytometry, ELISAs, RT-qPCR, western blots, and blood processing.

+ Maintain cell culture lines (such as: Vero, C6/36, K562 cells).

+ Collect and coordinate sample collection from the NIH Clinical Center and process samples, including preparing serum, plasma, and PBMCs.

+ Assist other lab members with conducting experiments and developing SOPs for immunological and virological techniques, both working with others and independently.

+ Maintain detailed physical and digital records of assays and data, including in a digital laboratory notebook and in relevant databases.

+ Participate in weekly lab meetings and project-specific meetings and assisting with preparing experimental data for presentations, reports, and publication.

+ Provide biorepository management, including receiving, organizing, logging, distributing, and shipping specimens and reagents.

+ Provide laboratory upkeep, including purchasing laboratory supplies and equipment, monitoring the inventory of lab supplies, and maintaining laboratory equipment.

+ Responsible for laboratory upkeep and routine maintenance of equipment.

+ Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment including chemicals, biological materials, etc. required to handle biological materials, carcinogens, recombinant protein materials, acids, biological wastes, etc.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:


+ Bachelors degree in biological sciences required.

+ Minimum of one (1) year of work experience post degree in a research laboratory setting is required.

+ Experience working in a BSL-2 laboratory preferred.

+ Ability to conduct high-quality experiments, including dexterity in pipetting and applying Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) principles to characterize and analyze specimens.

+ Professional verbal and written communication. Ability and willingness to work on a team. Flexibility in roles depending on the nature of the projects ongoing in the laboratory.

+ Willingness and ability to work flexible hours when experimental needed.

+ Satisfactory US government background check and security clearance.

+ On the job completion of required trainings including for purchasing, shipment of biological materials, and ethical requirements for clinical study protocols


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.


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** **** **?**


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)

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Posted: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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