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Scientist - 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 experienced individual to work as a Scientist 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:


+ Perform research on neurodevelopment and neuroprotection using human stem cells in culture.


+ Design and perform experiments: maintain human stem cells in culture and plan all details to understand the role of small molecule metabolites and GPCR ligands in

+ human stem cell differentiation.

+ signaling

+ gene expression

+ Analyze the data, summarize, and prepare reports for presentation and/or publication

+ Train and oversee trainees on biochemical and cell biological experiments: including reporter assays, cell culture, biochemical, immunocytochemical and molecular biological, and confocal microscopic imaging procedures.

+ General laboratory responsibilities:

+ Prepare purchase request forms for laboratory supplies.

+ Train new lab member in all basic laboratory procedures and safe procedures.

+ Provide support for the use of common laboratory equipment.

+ Perform genotyping of mouse lines.

+ Maintain the mouse lines.

+ Build new experimental setups.

+ Work with small animals ((rodents (mice, rats)).


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:


+ Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology (neuroscience background is preferred).

+ A minimum of 5 years of experience is required.

+ extensive experience in maintaining and culture of human iPSCs and isogenic lines

+ experience/knowledge with CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology

+ extensive experience in culture and differentiation of human iPSCs into cortical neurons (mainly) and some knowledge about hippocampal neurons

+ Demonstrated expertise in cell-based in vitro assays; qPCR, western blotting, cAMP assay, calcium assay, synaptogenesis

+ Extensive experience in immunocytochemistry and confocal microscopy (experience with Zeiss microscopy is preferred)

+ Experience in FACS analysis

+ Able to independently analyze data, troubleshoot, and solve problem

+ Excellent record keeping, ability to follow precise steps in a protocol

+ Experience with Microsoft office like Excel, Graph Pad prism for data analysis is preferred

+ Ability to work independently and to handle multiple projects

+ Individual to work with small animals (( rodents (mice, rats)).


**PLEASE APPLY ONLINE**

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** ****


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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12

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