Biologist - NIH - Baltimore, MD

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Harmans, Maryland, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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 Biologist at the National Institutes of Health in Baltimore, 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 NIH's unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

(1) Perform research activities such as preparation of serum and plasma from whole blood, extraction of compounds from biological matrices, analyze samples using immunoassay and mass spectrometry-based methods, and process data using statistical software.

(2) Conduct experiments in accordance with established protocols and practices using a variety of laboratory equipment and instruments.

(3) Perform routine laboratory upkeep such as storing and disposing of hazardous material, preparing solutions and buffers, cleaning glassware, and creating standard operating procedures

(4) Management of sample inventory such as sample tracking and biospecimen handling (storage, shipment, etc.).

(5) Assist in troubleshooting and calibrating various laboratory equipment and instruments.

(6) Interpret and adapt guidelines for application to complex laboratory problems.

(7) Assist in presenting information to laboratory personnel and training of users of the core in the methods and instruments used.

(8) Conduct analyses and other reports pertaining to laboratory experiments or other operations.

(9) Training and compliance for working in Biosafety Level 2 lab.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

(1) Master's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a master's degree. preferred but not required.

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

(3) Experience with general wet-lab procedures (pipetting, solvent and buffer preparation, etc.)

(4) Experience with immunoassay methods such as ELISA or with mass spectrometry-based methods.

(5) Experience with statistical analysis using GraphPad Prism, SPSS statistics, MATLAB, R or Excel software is preferred.

(6) Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

(7) Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills along with interpersonal skills to successfully work in a diverse scientific community


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 aren't 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.

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