Research Scientist (Genetics & Immunology) - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Employer
Kelly
Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Posted
Apr 23, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
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Organization Type
Corporate
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 Research Scientist (Genetics & Immunology) 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:
(1) Conduct research to advance goals of the Sickle Cell Branch by providing support to the sub-group involved in the study of pathophysiology of acute pain in sickle cell disease (SCD) in humans and humanized animal models (mouse and pigs) of SCD.
(2) Perform a variety of specialized laboratory techniques in mouse and porcine studies, flow cytometry, tissue culture, and molecular biology, and in support of the scientific research program of the Laboratory of Sickle Cell Genetics and Pathophysiology in the Sickle Cell Branch
(3) Maintain detailed records of laboratory experiments and perform statistical analysis of data, prepare tables, charts, graphs, summaries, and other materials for inclusion in publications.
(4) Provide direct responsibility for the sickle mice and pig studies and initiate independent research on genetic modifiers of fetal hemoglobin.
(5) Prepare summaries of experiments and contribute to the evaluation and discussion of results in weekly lab and branch meetings.
(6) Provide training, troubleshooting, technical expertise, and guidance to students, fellows, and other staff members in the use of equipment/laboratory methods, procedures, and techniques.
(7) Contribute as an author and/or co-author in the writing and preparation of scientific papers for publication in recognized journals.
(8) Maintain supplies needed for research experiments

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
(1) Ph.D. degree in a scientific field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master's degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.
(2) Minimum of three (3) years of experience in clinical research, molecular biology, and related fields.
(3) Strong background in genetics/genomics, immunology, or molecular biology as demonstrated by first-author publications in peer reviewed journals.
(4) Excellent analytical and writing skills to prepare a variety of responses, meeting materials, technical and administrative correspondence and reports.
(5) Time management and organizational skills to work efficiently and independently or as part of a team.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE
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