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Scientist - Microbiology - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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 are seeking an individual to work as a Scientist Microbiology 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:

1. Provide technical support for research studies in microbiology.

2. Execute experimental studies and assist with planning, design, and modification of experiments.

3. Analyze and organize data; make presentations of the data in lab meetings and departmental meetings.

4. May contribute to the writing of manuscripts for publication.

5. Maintains laboratory equipment; inventory reagents and supplies.

6. Work on development, validation and implementation of high complexity laboratory developed tests, potentially requiring a high degree of expertise in proteomic/peptidomic, metabolomics and basic molecular biology method

7. Maintain and organize highly detailed records pertaining to the development, validation and implementation of assays related to the microbiology research.

8. Develop, validate and implement mass spectrometry-based protein/peptide and/or small molecules assays to support various translational projects including biomarker discovery.

9. Develop and optimize innovative methods to process cell and bacterial cultures, animal and human clinical samples for proteomic profiling and quantitation.

10. Operate and maintain state-of-the-art LC-MS, Maldi-Tof MS, HPLC and other platforms, and ensure high-quality data generation.

11. Performs DNA extractions, PCR and real-time PCR assays.

12. Perform Sanger sequencing of bacterial, fungal, and mycobacterial isolates.

13. Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results; correct problem or notify staff; document all corrective actions taken.

14. Maintain records of instrument failure, troubleshooting and QC related to research.

15. Collaborate with other research staff to evaluate new techniques, perform comparative studies with older technology, and perform evaluations to determine new methodologies.

16. Comply with accrediting and inspections agency requirements.

17. Follow established procedures or protocols and utilize aseptic techniques to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include basic tissue culture, cell separation methods, electrophoretic separations, assays, basic molecular biology, or other specialized histology and biological science techniques; may utilize in vivo models in experiments.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

1. Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry (or related discipline).

2. Minimum of two (2) years of experience in research laboratory.

3. Computer skills to include MS software suites for proteomics and metabolomics analysis

4. Ability to lift 10 30 pounds.

5. Excellent hand-eye coordination.

6. Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

7. Excellent analytical, 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.

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.

**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: 2020-10-09 Expires: 2020-11-09

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