Biologist (Flow Cytometry)- NIH - Bethesda, MD

Employer
Kelly Services
Location
Bethesda, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 05, 2021
Closes
Jun 19, 2021
Ref
2121442299
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Fellowship
Salary Type
Salary
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 (Flow Cytometry) 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 NIH's unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives
TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:
- Perform a wide range of complex procedures in the Flow Cytometry Core Laboratory. Specific techniques may include, but are not limited to, monoclonal antibody conjugation, fluorescent dye chemistry, peripheral mononuclear cell isolation, multiparameter flow cytometry, T cell stimulation assays, immunophenotyping, and tissue culture.
- Conduct independent research under the guidance of the Chief, Flow Cytometry Core, including planning, and conducting of experiments, data analysis and peer reviewed publication of data.
- Coordinate clinical specimen management, including inventory, sampling, and analysis, in support of the clinical research protocols, in support of the ImmunoTechnology Section.
- Calibrate and operate a variety of laboratory instruments under standard guidelines and following Standard Operating Procedures to perform test, analyses, and other procedures.
- Interact with scientist from other organizations or institutions involved in similar or
- related research projects. • Interact with students, post-doctoral fellows and non-doctoral research technicians on experimental design and laboratory-based methodologies.
- Train laboratory personnel on optimal use of newly built flow cytometry technologies and ensure that the data obtained by those personnel are appropriately generated.
- Maintain accurate, daily records of experiments.
- Analyze experimental data, prepare summary analyses for presentation and/or publication, and write substantial portions of manuscripts including such data.
REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
- Bachelor's and/or Master's degree with laboratory based training in immunology or closely related field.
- Extensive experience with all aspects of flow cytometry including instrument standardization, calibration, and assay optimization.
- Candidates should have excellent written skills and experience in oral presentations.
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