Kelly Services Animal Biologist - NIH - Bethesda, MD in Bethesda, Maryland
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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking an EXPERIENCED Animal Biologist to work at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
This is a long-term contract position which offers:
Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
Opportunity to work at NIH, world's foremost medical research center
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TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:
Create expression constructs in AAV or other vectors.
Transfect cell lines and mouse organs with expression vectors.
Isolate RNA and DNA from transfected cell lines of mouse organs.
Dissect organs of Corti for immunohistochemistry or other microscopic imaging.
Perform RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and ATAC-seq experiments and prepare sequencing libraries.
Maintain cell cultures as needed.
Dissect organs and prepare lysates for single-cell captures.
Manage a mouse colony (approximately 60 cages). Set up matings to maintain lines or generate specific genotype mice.
Maintain a database and notebook record of mice and matings.
Prepare analyses, reports and summaries for publication and presentation; participate in laboratory meetings.
Make regular presentations on new or improved techniques in DNA/RNA sequencing, as STOPS travel SOP allows.
Attend laboratory meetings and report on issues relating to GCBC, as STOPS travel SOP allows.
Maintain reagent supplies, order reagents when needed, keep a log of reagents purchased and associated CANs.
Maintain an organized and clean work environment; ensure that reagents are properly labeled.
Maintain proper techniques for the safe handling and disposal of reagents/chemicals.
REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
Master’s degree in Biology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Life Sciences or a related discipline. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Master’s degree.
Minimum of six (6) years of related experience.
Knowledge of DNA analysis and sequencing/genotyping instrumentation and software.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE
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