Molecular Biology Lab Technician NIH Bethesda, MD UPDATE: Please note this position will work with Drosophila as the model organism. Previous hands-on experience working with Drosophila is highly preferred. 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 Molecular Biology Lab Technician to work 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, world’s foremost medical research center Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at TASKS/SERVICES : The contractor shall: (1) Conduct experiments on the molecular characterization of Drosophila genes. (2) Extract genomic DNA and perform PCR analysis. (3) Perform genetic screens aimed at identifying Drosophila factors important for stem cell lineage development. (4) Perform recombinant DNA studies to analyze neurogenic gene function. (5) Perform transgenic Fly experiments to study the role of this genetic information in an in vivo context. (6) Maintain both wild-type and transgenic Drosophila families using established procedures in literature as well as new protocols developed in the Neural Cell-Fate Determinants Section for Drosophila animal husbandry. (7) Perform RNA in situ recombinant DNA methodologies to clone genes of interest. (8) Express recombinant proteins and generate transgenic fly lines with specific recombinant constructs via embryo injections. (9) Maintain detailed records of experiments. (10) Maintain and calibrate equipment; prepare reagents and solutions required for research; inventory and order laboratory supplies. (11) Present scientific data at laboratory meetings. (12) Ship research reagents to different laboratories around the world. REQUIREMENTS : The contractor must have: (1) Bachelor of Science degree in biology or related discipline. (2) Minimum of three (3) years of experience in research laboratory. (3) Strong communication skills, both oral and written. (4) Excellent analytical, organizational 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. Once you have applied online to the position, if you have specific questions, you may contact us at Why Kelly ? As a worker today, it s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what s next is what we re all about. We know what s going on in the evolving world of work just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined. About Kelly At Kelly, we re always thinking about what s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance. Job Requirements:
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