Flow Cytometry Specialist - NIH - Frederick, MD

Flow Cytometry Specialist ** 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 Flow Cytometry Specialist 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 www.kellygovernmentsolutions.com

TASKS/SERVICES: The contractor shall:
(1) Operate flow cytometer (Fortessa and LSRII) and cell sorter (Sony SH800). The work involves infectious HIV/SIV.
(2) Perform instrument quality control and daily management.
(3) Process and stain cells from human, rhesus macaque and mouse specimens.
(4) Perform flow cytometry data analysis (FlowJo) and prepare reports.
(5) Maintain accurate data and records.
(6) Maintain database of specimens received or generated in the lab.
(7) Maintain inventory of lab supplies.
(8) Culture and transfection of mammalian cells.
(9) DNA transfection, protein characterization, expression, and purification.
(10) Write and revise laboratory protocols as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS: The contractor ideally would have:
(1) Ph.D. degree in Immunology, Biology, Molecular Biology or related field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. degree.
(2) Minimum two (2) years of experience operating flow cytometers.
(3) Proficient in Diva, FlowJo and Microsoft Office
(4) Proven knowledge and experience with flow cytometry and culture of primary cells
(5) 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.
(6) Able to multitask and be flexible
(7) Strong organization and communication skills
(8) Strong general lab organization and time management skills

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE
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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