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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 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:

+ **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

+ **Supports laboratory staff on research projects and techniques.**

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

+ Work with postdoc biological scientists to perform statistical analysis for research projects

+ **Maintains laboratory equipment and the training of others in their use.**

+ Operate, troubleshoot and train others to use laboratory equipment and software

+ Provide advice and assistance to users in designing experiments, using instrumentation, data acquisition and analysis, and preparing figures for publication

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

+ Participate in the laboratorys review of future proposals for resource allocations

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

+ Write technical reports and prepare manuscripts

+ Oversee project data quality; analyze and interpret project data

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

+ **Coordinates with junior staff to modify research protocols.**

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

+ 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

+ **Mentors junior level scientists.**

+ Train staff on the proper usage of equipment

+ 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:

+ Masters degree in Biology or a related discipline.


+ Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

SKILLS. (Ranked by Priority)

1. Data Analysis

2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasounds, Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Bioluminescence

3. Electrophysiology

4. Data Presentation


+ Neuroscience

+ Computer Science

+ Biomedical Engineering

+ Physics

+ Applied Mathematics


+ Python


+ Linux


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. (


Posted: 2021-10-11 Expires: 2021-11-11

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