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Kelly Services Biological Scientist Manager - 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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking a Biological Scientist Manager 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. Independently performs laboratory equipment’s to prepare human patient samples for additional studies, including normalizing DNA concentrations, plating samples, measuring concentrations via Qubit, etc.

  2. Leads coordination of sample reconciliation and serves as point of contact for clinical sites collecting and preparing patient samples

  3. Work collaboratively with other biologists and independently on clinical laboratory studies in genetics, including preparing samples for next generation sequencing and array-based genotyping

  4. Thoroughly track sample information in electronic spreadsheets and laboratory notebooks

  5. Troubleshoots equipment’s and plans new experiments independently and in teams

  6. Address questions from sites about laboratory requirements and other lab-related questions

  7. Provide reports on project status. Work with administrative/project staff to document project logistics and timelines

  8. Monitor reagents and equipment and place orders and maintenance requests as needed.

  9. Assist in preparing presentations and manuscripts to both internal staff and external community.

  10. Document all experimental protocols in laboratory notebooks for replication and troubleshooting

  11. Assists with drafting and testing new methodologies for projects and manuscripts

  12. Leads decision-making with sites about sample preparation and shipment logistics

  13. Help implement new protocols as needed

REQUIREMENTS . The contractor must have:

  • Bachelor's in biology, genetics, or related field

  • Molecular biology techniques

  • Ability to work independently or in teams

  • Strong organizational skills in both laboratory and record-keeping

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Clinical sample management

  • Experience with Software such as: Microsoft Office Suite, REDCap, Outlook

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE

When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you aren’t contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

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Why Kelly ® Government Solutions?

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the world’s most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. It’s just another way we make the job search work for you.

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Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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