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Scientist (Cell & Molecular Biology) - NIH

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 have multiple openings for Scientists (Cell and Molecular Biology) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

These long-term contract positions offer:

- 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 the Section on Developmental Neurogenomics with implementing new collaborative protocols for reprogramming patient-derived tissues into induced pluripotent stem cells; differentiate these (iPSCs) into target cell types of interest.

(2) Use primary cell culture biology techniques to propagate human fibroblasts from skin punch biopsies obtained from study participants.

(3) Create, maintain, and oversee archived cryopreserved primary fibroblasts and lymphoblastoid cell lines including associated inventory databases.

(4) Purify genomic DNA and RNA from diverse tissue types deriving from study participants.

(5) Perform quality assessment and other procedures with DNA and RNA samples.

(6) Assist with maintaining an up-to-date inventory of all laboratory biospecimens and a system for tracking, shipping, and receiving samples

(7) Ensure that methods and procedures for safe handling and disposal of any hazardous materials used in the laboratory are followed.

(8) Create and maintain a set of reference laboratory protocols to guide in the performance of standard laboratory procedures; submit laboratory study protocols for approval

(9) Provide orientation and training on methods and procedures

(10) Troubleshoot experiments and analyze results to determine whether data generated is accurate and meets to goals of the experiments.

(11) Discuss results of experiments with staff, attend meetings and conferences, and give presentations at staff meetings.

(12) Draft, edit, and review scientific journals, abstracts, manuscripts, and reports.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

(1) Ph.D. degree in Biology or related scientific field, master's degree plus 3 years of specialized experience is equivalent to a Ph.D.

(2) Minimum of 3 years of experience

(3) Experience with the full range of standard molecular biology techniques, including extraction and quantitation of nucleic acids, get electrophoresis, PCR, sequencing and molecular cloning.

(4) Experience with mammalian cell culture and growing primary human cells and iPCSs.

(5) Experience isolating DNA/RNA from samples and working with/managing human samples

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.


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** **** **?**

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. (
Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-07

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