Biologist - NIH - Frederick, MD

Biologist ** NIH ** Frederick, 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 Biologist with an immunology background to support the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, 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
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at

TASKS/SERVICES: The contractor shall:
(1) Serve as technical lab manager
(2) Process primary samples including blood and lymph nodes from humans, monkeys, and mouse
(3) Stain cells from human, monkeys, and mouse specimens
(4) Operate flow cytometer (Fortessa and LSRII) and cell sorter (Sony SH800). The work involves infectious HIV/SIV.
(5) Perform flow cytometry data analysis (FlowJo) and prepare reports.
(6) Maintain accurate data and records.
(7) Maintain database of specimens received or generated in the lab.
(8) Maintain inventory of lab supplies.
(9) Culture and transfection of mammalian cells.
(10) DNA transfection, protein characterization, expression, and purification.
(11) Write and revise laboratory protocols as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS: The contractor must have:
(1) Bachlor's or Master's degree in Immunology, Biology, Molecular Biology or related field.
(2) Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience.
(3) Knowledge and experience with flow cytometry, culture of primary cells, and use of Diva, FlowJo, and Microsoft Office
(4) Knowledge of functional cell-based in vitro assays with multiple cell types, including ELISPOT, multiplexed cytokine measurement, intracellular staining for detection of antigen-specific T cells, etc.
(5) Able to multitask and be flexible
(6) Strong organization and communication skills
(7) Strong general lab organization and time management skills

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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