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Scientist (Formulation & Analytical Development) - NIH - Gaithersburg, MD

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
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 Vaccine Formulation and Analytical Development experience to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Gaithersburg, 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

TASKS: The contractor shall:

+ Execute studies for the evaluation and development of stable formulations for the vaccine candidates at VRC, including the following sub-tasks:

+ Generate samples for analysis using standard laboratory techniques (buffer prep, dialysis, dilution, etc.)

+ Analyze samples employing spectroscopic, calorimetric and other instrumentation.

+ Design studies in collaboration with team members.

+ Analyze, collate and interpret data in collaboration with team members.

+ Develop and execute assays for biological product characterization, formulation development and stability testing of recombinant protein-based vaccines, proteinaceous nanoparticles, and virus-like particles.

+ Present data in small group, department and conference settings.

+ Coordinate and execute routine maintenance and troubleshooting (problem diagnosis and repair) for laboratory instrumentation, including spectrometers, calorimeters, particle characterization and robotics systems.

+ Write and review technical reports and protocols documenting formulation, stability and method development studies.

+ Lead the execution of individual studies, including scheduling, data collection, and cross-functional interactions.

+ Design fit-for-purpose formulation and stability studies.

+ Represent the Formulation Group in cross functional teams with VRC/VPP development personnel to facilitate overall project objectives.

REQUIREMENTS: The contractor must have:

+ M.S. or B.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related discipline.

+ Minimum 2 years of industry, government or equivalent in protein formulation or a related field.

+ Solid knowledge of protein chemistry; understanding of biophysical and bioanalytical properties of proteins and biologics a plus.

+ Experience with protein spectroscopic analysis (UV-Vis, Fluorescence, Circular Dichroism spectroscopy).

+ Experience with classic protein biochemistry sample handling and analysis (UF/DF, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot).

+ Familiarity with data analysis software required (Excel, Prism, SigmaPlot, etc.).


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2019-10-30 Expires: 2019-12-05

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