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Scientist

Kelly Services
Durham, NC 27722
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 **Scientist with the National Institutes of Health in Durham, North Carolina.**


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


**OBJECTIVE:**

The position will independently provide program coordination to satisfy

the overall operational objectives of the National Institute on

Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)


**TASKS:**


+ Supports the planning and execution of research experiments in the context of the laboratory's overall research program.

+ Evaluate new techniques, instruments, and software for potential incorporation into current SOP

+ Advance the science in the laboratory through new procedures and discoveries

+ Design and conduct experiments and studies requiring the application of a broad professional knowledge of scientific theories and principles

+ Advance the science through proposing and investigating new target projects for initiation based on novelty and relevance to human health

+ Supports laboratory staff on research projects and techniques.

+ Work with staff on the interpretation of experiments performed by research scientists

+ Assist with special research projects that have a high priority for the laboratory with special emphasis in the development of novel research treatments

+ Work with staff on assay design and method development using an array or experimentation

+ Review scientific data to determine if a research program can be developed around an idea or data package

+ Assists in maintaining adequate space and facilities for ongoing and projected research studies.

+ Submit and gain approval of laboratory animal study protocols

+ Evaluates, analyzes and interprets research data, communicates results and methods in reports, presentations, and manuscripts.

+ Write technical reports and prepare manuscripts

+ Assist with overseeing project data quality; analyze and interpret project data

+ Conduct bioinformatics data analyses and statistical analyses; prepare data for abstracts and manuscripts

+ Maintain a detailed and up-to-date electronic laboratory notebook detailing all experiments

+ Coordinates with junior staff to modify research protocols.

+ Work with staff to confirm assay results and evaluate new techniques and instruments; search literature; propose, design and test alternative assays for difficult screening targets; confirm assay results; develop secondary assays

+ Coordinate with IT staff on all software issues specific to the chemistry group and on all computer problems

+ Participate in establishing criteria and standards for others to follow in the planning, review and evaluation of bioinformatics research projects

+ Suggest alternative or complementary approaches to experiments

+ Presents research at national scientific meetings and symposia.

+ Prepare oral presentations and posters for internal and external groups conferences

+ Co-author manuscripts on research projects; publish in peer-reviewed journals

+ Write papers and abstracts detailing research efforts and results for publication in peer-reviewed journals; prepare PowerPoint presentations as appropriate

+ Give posters and presentations detailing work at regional and national scientific meetings

+ Review, edit, and, as needed, write first drafts of papers, posters and manuscripts

+ Give posters and presentations detailing work at regional and national scientific meetings

+ Present results of clinical and experimental research at recognized scientific meetings by lectures and exhibits poster sessions

+ Provides interpretation of results, guidance, and scientific support to the management team.

+ Search existing literature for new and/or relevant techniques

+ Assist the lab staff in the creation and preparation of a variety of documents required by the labs scientific activities

+ Produce research reports and regularly communicate results to staff and collaborators

+ Mentors junior level scientists.

+ Train staff in a wide variety of techniques used in the laboratory 5

+ Train staff in the proper breeding genotyping techniques used to maintain various knock out, knock in, and transgenic lines used by the laboratory members

+ Coordinate training of users in applying data and analysis methods for their research studies

+ Provide scientific and technical expertise to all visiting fellows, post-docs, and technicians

+ Prepare teaching sets utilizing slides and other audiovisual materials to promote teaching of state of the art scientific practices

+ Train laboratory staff to independently run the experiments and analyze the data


**REQUIREMENTS** . The contractor must have:


**Certifications & Licenses**

- Masters degree in a biology-related discipline and two years

experience

**Field of Study**

- Biology

**Software**

- MS Office - PowerPoint - Outlook

**Skills**

- Extensive knowledge and experience using a variety of molecular,

biological, and genetic approaches as well as animal models of

female reproductive tract function - animal handling mice -

Maintaining Stock Solutions - Intraperitoneal Injections -

Intramuscular Injections


Work Location: Durham, N.C. 27709


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** **** **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.

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Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-10-01

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