Biologist (Molecular/Cell Biology) - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Employer
Kelly
Location
Bethesda, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 30, 2021
Closes
Jul 29, 2021
Ref
2288748628
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
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 as experienced individual to work as a *Biologist *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 cell culture and related techniques, including human iPSC culture

* Perform basic molecular biology and biochemistry techniques such as cloning, PCR, cell lysate generation, immunostaining, and western blot analysis.

* Follow established procedures and protocols; utilize aseptic technique to perform experiments when appropriate.

* Make amendments to biosafety protocols.

* Monitor inventory levels and proper storage of materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.

* Manage inventory of materials and supplies, including organization of item location and updating online inventory management system

* Monitor equipment performance and maintenance schedules.

* Collect and enter research data into laboratory notebooks and databases; assemble and/or format test results; review for accuracy; prepare reports and summaries.

* Maintain and update online records of primary cells and cell lines, antibodies and plasmids, implement organization system for these reagents.

* Ensure that all plasmids and other hazardous biologicals are registered with the IBC.

* Prepare lab chemical solutions, aliquot reagents, and autoclave lab items.

* Perform inventory of existing supplies/reagents and prepare purchase orders for all laboratory supplies, reagents and equipment.

* Receive and put away packages for laboratory; notify staff of receipt; collect shipping receipts and keep for audits.

* Mentor trainees including summer students, post-bac IRTAs, and PhD students in the technical performance of basic cell culture and molecular biology work.

*REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have: *

* Master's degree in Biology or a related discipline.

* Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.

* Previous experience in an academic or government laboratory.

* Experience in histological, immunostaining and microscopy techniques.

* Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

* Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

* Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.

* Ability to mentor trainees in the laboratory, including summer students, post-bac IRTAs, and Ph.D. students.

*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 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.

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, Kelly's Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover what's next.

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