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Scientist - Immunohistochemistry

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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking an experienced Scientist with Histology and Immunohistochemistry expertise to work at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

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 at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Work with staff to develop, validate and implement **histology/immunohistochemical** staining procedures with murine and human tissues, as needed to support research projects being conducted in the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, LTIB, CCR, NCI, NIH.

+ **Conduct immunohistochemical (IHC) stains using a chromogenic or fluorescent methodology, by using a manual or an automated IHC platform; support appropriate antigen retrieval techniques, troubleshooting of staining methods; antibody titrations**

+ Independently plan, develop and support assigned experiments and protocols.

+ Recommend methods and develop and/or modify methods and procedures to meet the experimental objectives.

+ Prepare tissue slides (paraffin and frozen sections) for historical or immunohistochemical staining, both using manual or automated systems.

+ Perform standard histochemical stainings (H&E, etc) using manual or automated systems.

+ Acquire data by conducting scanning of slides using an Axio scanner or equivalent systems.

+ Provide guidance and training to staff on the use of laboratory equipment and in the performance of specialized procedures/techniques.

+ Maintain records of experimental results; work with staff to analyze and interpret data; prepare summaries of laboratory findings.

+ Review available literature on new methods and techniques for potential application within the laboratory.

+ Attend weekly group meetings and weekly general laboratory meetings.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Bachelors, Master's or Ph.D. degree in a laboratory Science or other related discipline.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of histology and/or immunohistochemistry experience

+ **Experience designing/establishing new protocols based on immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescent approaches.**

+ Knowledge and experience in related experimental techniques

+ Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet software, including Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access).

+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

+ Knowledge of established methods and procedures for the operation of scientific equipment.


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.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

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**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/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-09-25 Expires: 2020-10-26

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