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Vaccine Formulation Biochemist- NIH Gaithersburg, MD

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
**Vaccine Formulation Biochemist - NIH Gaithersburg, MD**

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 a **Vaccine Formulation Biochemist** with the National Institutes of Health in Gaithersburg, MD.

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

TASKS. The contractor shall:

Execute studies for the evaluation and development of stable formulations for vaccine and biotherapeutic candidates in collaboration with development teams.

Independently generate samples for analysis using standard laboratory techniques (buffer prep, dialysis, dilution, etc.)

Independently analyze samples employing spectroscopic, calorimetric or other instrumentation.

Analyze and collate data and support assay development for vaccine and biotherapeutic characterization.

Write and review technical reports and protocols documenting formulation, stability and method development studies.

Present data in small group and department settings.

Coordinate formulation and stability studies, independent execution of experiments and data analysis, and oversight of external service, maintenance and troubleshooting for one or more pieces of laboratory instrumentation.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related discipline

_Note: This is not a PhD-track position._

Familiarity with classic protein biochemistry sample handling and analysis (buffer preparation, dialysis, SDS-PAGE).

Familiarity with data analysis software (Excel, Prism, SigmaPlot, etc.).

Good written and oral communication skills.

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or other equivalent software suites.

1-2 years of industry, government or equivalent experience in protein analytics, formulation, or a related field.

Knowledge of the structural properties of proteins.

Hands-on experience with one or more of the following techniques: UV-visible, fluorescence, Circular Dichroism and/or IR spectroscopy; Differential Scanning Calorimetry; Particle characterization (light scattering, HIAC and/or MFI)

Ability to work independently.

Good 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.

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.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Government Solutions?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the worlds most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-24

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