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Scientist (Actin-Based Sensory/Microscopy Experience) - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Alexandria, VA 22303
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 experienced individual to work as Scientist 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:

+ Perform semi-independent research using cellular biology methods and **super-resolution fluorescence microscopy** to study the structure, molecular composition, and function of **actin-based sensory stereocilia** and the molecular complexes associated with their mechanotransduction.

+ Design, construction, cloning, and expression of fluorescently tagged protein vectors.

+ Perform cell and tissue culture, transfection, and immunofluorescence labeling.

+ Perform microdissection of inner ear tissue and immunofluorescence labeling.

+ Perform fluorescence live-imaging using TIRF and **high-performance and super-resolution confocal microscopy.**

+ Perform advanced quantitative image analysis.

+ Perform single molecule analyses of fluorescence data.

+ Determine stoichiometry of fluorescently labeled proteins based on quantitative fluorescence analyses.

+ Identify and review literature pertinent to projects.

+ Design and carry out experiments.

+ Collect, analyze and interpret data; update and maintain laboratory notebooks and databases.

+ Maintain detailed, orderly records of experiments.

+ Prepare reports and lead, write up and publish on specific projects

+ Attend laboratory meetings; present results and findings to staff for discussion.

+ Participate in the training of less experienced lab members.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

+ Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology or a related discipline.

+ Expertise in cutting-edge molecular and cellular biology.

+ Minimum of 7 years of successful postdoctoral experience.

+ Above routine experience using with confocal and super-resolution microscopy.

+ A solid publication record, commensurate with years of postdoctoral work. Emphasis given to work and publications in the last 5 years.

+ Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

+ Work and communicate well in a team-oriented environment to carry out technological development and collaborative efforts

+ Excellent organizational and time management skills.


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.

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**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** ****

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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.
Posted: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-11-21

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Scientist (Actin-Based Sensory/Microscopy Experience) - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Alexandria, VA 22303

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