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Scientist - 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 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 Gaithersburg, 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:


+ Contribute to the generation of stable cell lines for vaccine and therapeutic protein candidates including monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins, and virus-like particles

+ Independently execute each step of the cell line development process including plasmid production, transfection, single cell cloning, clone expansion in static culture plates and shake flasks, fed-batch analysis, and clone stability studies

+ Use automated platforms for clone selection and screening

+ Prepare plasmid DNA using standard molecular cloning techniques

+ Participate in cell line development platform design, optimization, and cycle-time reduction studies including methods for clone selection, expansion, ranking, and characterization

+ Perform small-scale process development studies using various culture vessels including tissue culture plates, shake flasks, and small-scale bioreactors

+ Generate stable pools and perform transient protein production for supply of reagent-grade material

+ Provide laboratory support for medium preparation and ordering of supplies

+ Maintenance of cell counters and bioprocess analyzers, coordination of service visits, and regular ordering of consumables

+ Train other laboratory personnel on use of equipment and corresponding processes

+ Write and review technical reports documenting process development studies and stable cell line generation work

+ Work with other team members to generate experimental plans for process development studies

+ Write and review standard operating procedures for cell line development processes and instrumentation

+ Maintain complete documentation records, including a detailed and up-to-date laboratory notebook, to support regulatory filings

+ Regularly communicate progress to team lead and present work to cell line development team


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:


+ B.S. in Biological Sciences with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience or M.S. in Biological Sciences with independent research experience in an academic or industrial setting

+ Hands-on experience with aseptic technique and mammalian cell culture along with supporting technologies for cell line engineering including cell counting, high-throughput transfection, single-cell cloning, and flow cytometry

+ Experience in preparing technical reports, standard operating procedures, and data presentations

+ Ability to work independently to execute defined experiments and troubleshoot issues as needed to meet project timelines


**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: 2021-05-03 Expires: 2021-06-03

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