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Molecular Biologist- 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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking a **Molecular Biologist** at the National Institutes of Health in **Bethesda, 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. Adapt, develop, optimize, and coordinate the training of staff in the implementation of

2. molecular genetics protocols.

3. Maintain and update DNA samples archive, to include extracting DNA from cells,

4. whole blood, transformation, and culture of lymphoblastoid cell lines, purifying DNA

5. for analytic applications, determining DNA quality by various methods, maintaining

6. DNA supplies and inventory, and loading microtiter plates using robotic liquid handling

7. systems.

8. Barcode DNA and cell lines, storing them at appropriate storage temperatures and

9. maintaining computerized inventory of these samples.

10. Compile and analyze molecular or cellular experimental data and adjust experimental designs as necessary.

11. Research and recommend for implementation new lab capabilities to generate an optimize new RNA vector molecules.

12. Maintain precise and complete records of all experimental activities, to include methodologies, instrumentation, and findings for future reference.

13. Maintain deep understanding of research methodologies and the latest trends and developments in molecular and cellular biological testing and research.

14. Develop and present original research findings and professional and scientific conferences and workshops.

15. Maintain laboratory reagent and supplies inventory.

16. Maintain laboratory safety records, act as the point of contact for Government Safety Officials.

17. Grow and maintain fibroblast cell lines.

18. Collaborate with staff to keep abreast of new technologies including generation of induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation into neuronal derivatives.

19. Extract total RNA from various cell lines and subsequently process to profile gene activity.


**REQUIREMENTS** . The contractor must have:


1. Ph.D. in Biology, Molecular Biology, Zoology, Biochemical Sciences, and/or Physiology and 3 years experience. 3 years of specialized experience plus a Masters degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.

2. A Ph.D. in Biology, Zoology, Biochemistry, or other closely related training is preferred

3. Experience with robotic liquid handling systems, nucleic acid fluorimetry and/or spectrophotometry

4. Experience with NEBuilder assembly is a plus

5. Experience with in vitro validation of DNA constructs is preferred

6. Experience with Software such as: Microsoft Office Suite, Excel or other general computing programs


**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: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-10

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