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Biologist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Fairfax, VA 22034
Full-time, Part-time
$39.44 - $63.32
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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 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: 
•Coordinate with team leader and PI to set goals and establish priorities to ensure best practices.
•Maintain a lab information management system for the organization and retrieval of key reagents and resources.
•Use methods for the purification and characterization of proteins from recombinant bacterial, mammalian and yeast sources.
•Perform FPLC, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting/detecting, and ELISA.
•Use molecular biology applications for the cloning and characterization of recombinant expression products.
•Assist with mouse genotyping and maintenance of mouse colony.
•Maintain record keeping of experimental procedures and generated reagents.
•Maintain and update laboratory notebooks and databases; collect and organize data.
•Attend laboratory meetings, present results and findings to staff.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have: 
•Bachelors degree in Molecular biology or related field.
•At least 2 years of molecular biology experience required
•Good written and oral communication skills required 
•Good organizational and time management skills required
•96 well plate-based assay experience preferred
•Protein purification experience preferred
•Mammalian and yeast cell culture experience preferred

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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Posting ID: 624864409Posted: 2021-07-23Job Title: Biologist Nih