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Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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 a Bioinformatics Scientist to work onsite with 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, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at


TASKS/SERVICES.  The contractor shall:

  • Collaborate with bioinformatics staff and provide bioinformatics-related analysis support.
  • Consult with investigators regarding their bioinformatics-related needs.
  • Recommend technology-based solutions.
  • Determine computational strategies.
  • Perform next generation sequencing data analysis (e.g., bulk RNA, scRNA, WGS, WXS, Targeted Pathogen, TCR, BCR and Bisulfite).
  • Perform microarray data analysis (e.g., Expression, Variation, Methylation, CGH).
  • Perform ad-hoc statistical data analysis (e.g., linear, non-linear, contingency, machine learning).
  • Perform ad-hoc sequence analysis (e.g., paired, multiple, phylogenetics, promoter, comparative genomics), and RNA/Protein analysis (structure prediction, targeting, stimulation, MS).
  • Utilize statistical programming language (e.g., R) and ad-hoc code for large data set manipulation in Perl or Python; provide analysis using Linux.
  • Communicate results following the execution of those strategies through discussion at seminars, manuscripts or via presentation at conferences


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:



Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed.  Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls.  All qualified candidates will be contacted.

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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