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Biologist (Laboratory of Viral Diseases (LVD), DNA Tumor Virus Section) - NIH

Bethesda, Maryland, US
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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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 Biologist (Laboratory of Viral Diseases (LVD), DNA Tumor Virus Section) at the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, 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 confocal microscopy, including combined immunofluorescence, RNA and DNA fluorescent in situ hybridization and live cell imaging techniques.
  • Perform scientific procedures such as cell culture and DNA, RNA and protein extraction to study processes related to the infectious cycle of persistent oncogenic DNA viruses.
  • Collect and organize data, perform data analysis, and prepare technical reports.
  • Maintain detailed records of experiments and their results and prepare the information resulting from these experiments for publication, and for presentations.
  • Perform, operate and communicate effectively in a group, team-oriented working environment.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
  • MD or Ph.D. in a related field is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working in a laboratory setting.
  • Experience and knowledge in confocal microscopy and related in situ techniques, particularly related to chromatin biology, the DNA damage response, DNA replication and transcription.


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.

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