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 Laboratory Technician (Immunology/Vaccinology) 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 www.kellygovernmentsolutions.com
**TASKS.** The contractor shall:
+ Assist with a wide variety of complex experimental procedures involving microbiology, biomedical engineering, biochemistry, and immunology techniques to perform research and development. Techniques involved will include cell culture or fermentation, protein purification, maintenance of cells stocks, etc. Other areas of expertise in conducting research may include SDS-PAGE, western blotting, microscopy, spectrophotometry, pH, conductivity, and media preparation.
+ Assist in the development of scalable fermentation (5L to 60L) and purification processes for production of recombinant malaria antigens produced by Escherichia Coli or Pichia Pastoris.
+ Assist in the analysis of recombinant protein production quality and quantity after fermentation, harvesting, and purification.
+ Collect and organize data, perform data analysis, and prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, batch production records, and inventories.
+ Write reports of findings resulting in a publishable manuscript, stating methods and materials, including any modifications employed, specimens and materials involved, results of experiments and discussion of results as it pertains to published literature.
+ Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment including chemicals, biological materials, etc.
+ Required to handle biological materials, carcinogens, recombinant protein materials, acids, biological wastes, etc.
**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:
+ BS in biochemistry, biomedical engineering, biology, molecular biology or related field and two or more years of related experience, or a MS in a similar field.
+ Experience preparing laboratory protocols.
+ Experience using New Brunswick fermenters, AKTA chromatography skids, shaking incubators, or equivalent equipment preferred.
+ Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and graphics programs.
+ Experience with vaccine research and development preferred.
+ Experience working within a GMP/GLP environment preferred.
+ Strong communication skills preferred.
**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.**
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**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.
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