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Vaccine Structural Biochemist - NIH at Kelly Services

Vaccine Structural Biochemist - NIH

Kelly Services Gaithersburg, MD (On Site) Full-Time
Vaccine Structural Biochemist - NIH

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 Vaccine Structural Biochemist with the National Institutes of Health in Gaithersburg, MD.

This is a full-time, long-term contract position which offers:

+ Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits 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:

+ Coordinate and execute formulation and stability studies within a development team, including internal and interdepartmental coordination of activities as well as collation and interpretation of study data, under direction of a Formulation Scientist/Senior Scientist.

+ Write and review formulation, stability, and method development study protocols under direction of a Formulation Scientist/Senior Scientist.

+ Independently generate and analyze samples using both standard and advanced study specific analytical methods.

+ Independently analyze and collate analytical data.

+ Interpret analytical data with an understanding of protein/vaccine structure and stability concepts, and elements of the effects of solution components on stability.

+ Develop assays for vaccine and biotherapeutic characterization, including providing input into study design, under direction of a Formulation Scientist/Senior Scientist.

+ Provide technical guidance and training to formulation team members.

+ Write and review technical reports and protocols documenting formulation, stability, and method development studies.

+ Present data in small group, department, and conference settings.

+ Obtain information on new scientific advances in the field and new technologies, as required to for vaccine research programs.

+ Oversee external service and execute routine maintenance and troubleshooting for one or more pieces of laboratory instrumentation.

+ Serve as Subject Matter Expert for one or more analytical and/or theoretical areas relevant to the formulation development program.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

+ Master's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline with a minimum of two (2) years of industry, government or equivalent experience in protein structural analysis, formulation, or a related field, OR

+ Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline, with a minimum of four (4) years of industry, government or equivalent experience in protein structural analysis, formulation, or a related field.

+ Experience with study coordination and execution in one or more of the following areas: protein/vaccine formulation, protein/vaccine stability, protein/vaccine pre-formulation or related biophysical characterization/development.

+ Hands-on experience, including data analysis and basic theoretical knowledge, with three or more of the following techniques:

+ UV-visible, fluorescence, Circular Dichroism and/or IR spectroscopy;

+ Differential Scanning Calorimetry;

+ Particle characterization techniques (light scattering, subvisible particle analysis, HIAC, and/or MFI)

+ Strong knowledge of protein chemistry and biophysical properties of proteins.

+ Knowledge of standard biophysical and bioanalytical methods and underlying theory.

+ Experience with data analysis using standard and specialized software platforms (JMP, Origin, GRAMS, Prism, SigmaPlot, etc.).

+ Strong time management skills and experience balancing multiple projects.

+ Strong written, oral, and visual communication skills.

+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

+ Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or other equivalent software suites.

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.

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.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kelly's Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover what's next.

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