Kelly Services Senior Laboratory Technician (Cell & Molecular Biology) - NIH - Bethesda, MD in Bethesda, Maryland

Senior Laboratory Technician (Cell & Molecular Biology) - 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 Senior Laboratory Technician (Cell & Molecular Biology) 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

  • Tremendous growth opportunity

  • Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center

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TASKS. The contractor shall:

  • Assist in laboratory tests in accordance with established protocols, previous training, or accepted laboratory practices using a variety of laboratory equipment and instruments.

  • Assist in troubleshooting and calibrating various laboratory equipment and instruments.

  • Assist in evaluating the validity of laboratory data; analyze and handle problems and deviations in the work assignment in accordance with established protocols, previous training, or accepted laboratory practices.

  • Interpret and adapt guidelines for application to less or complex laboratory problems.

  • Collaborate with scientists, physicians, and other health care professionals, reagent and media suppliers, reference laboratory officials, equipment sales representatives, instrument repairers, etc.

  • Assist in presenting information to laboratory personnel in formal lectures and bench training.

  • Support analyses and other reports pertaining to laboratory testing or other operations.

  • Prepare reports of equipment/instrument usage by Institute and non-Institute personnel.

  • Assist in the updating of procedural manuals.

  • Evaluate the validity of laboratory data in relation to the test system and assay procedures.

  • Recognize unexpected test discrepancies, identify physiological causes of discrepancies, and analyze problems while recommending solutions, and devise new methods to more accurately measure analyses.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Master’s degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline. Two (2) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a Master’s degree.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with ELISA, ELISpot, Flow Cytometry and Cell Culture.

  • Demonstrated advanced experience in performing biological research.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in managing and disposing of hazardous waste.

  • Licensing through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists a plus.

  • Previous experience working with human and animal samples.


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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