Biologist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Jun 08, 2021
Jun 15, 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 experienced individual to work as a Biologistat 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:

* Perform a wide variety of procedures and techniques which may include, but are not limited to: mononuclear cell extraction from peripheral blood and human tissue, high-dimensional flow cytometry, functional studies of immune cells, DNA/RNA/protein isolation and purification from a variety of sources, DNA sequencing, gene expression analysis including RNAseq and other advanced techniques, ELISA, cell culture, histology, etc.

* Process human tissue and blood samples and maintain and organize human blood and tissue biorepository.

* Perform flow cytometric staining, acquisition on spectral and conventional flow cytometers, and analysis.

* Design and perform studies to characterize and assess human immune cell (including monocyte, T cell and B cell) function ex vivo from patients with inflammatory disorders.

* Perform SNP genotyping and/or sequencing analyses of human DNA samples.

* Knowledge of or willing to learn principles of immunology, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, single cell analyses, bioinformatics and systems biology.

* Maintain detailed records of experiments and their results and prepare the information resulting from these experiments for presentations at laboratory-wide, NIH-wide, and national and international meetings and for publication.

* Perform quality control of the laboratory.

* Generate laboratory records to support laboratory research, and independently performing necessary calculations.

* Write report(s) of findings, state methods and procedures, including any modifications employed, specimens and materials involved, and results of experiments.

* Interpret, evaluate, and discuss the results of each experiment with the supervisor as part of the planning process for subsequent studies, and present these findings in individual weekly meetings with the task leader as well as lab group meetings.

* Provide training to students and other laboratory personnel in the use of laboratory equipment and in the performance of specialized procedures, techniques, etc.

* Responsible for laboratory upkeep and routine maintenance of equipment. Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment including chemicals, biological materials, etc. required to handle biological materials, carcinogens, recombinant protein materials, acids, biological wastes, etc.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

* Bachelors degree in Molecular Biology or a related field is required. A Masters degree is a plus.

* Minimum of two (2) years experience working in a molecular biological laboratory is required.


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