Kelly Services Cellular Biologist - Cell Structure Expert - 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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Cellular Biologist - Cell Structure Expert - NIH - Bethesda, MD 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:

  • Perform semi-independent research using cellular biology and cryo-electron tomography approaches to study structure and regulation of stereocilia and other model actin-based cellular protrusions.

  • Use state-of-the-art fluorescence microscopy imaging and cryo-electron tomography.

  • Perform advanced quantitative image analysis.

  • Identify and review literature pertinent to projects.

  • Design and carry out experiments.

  • Collect, analyze and interpret data; update and maintain laboratory notebooks and databases.

  • Maintain detailed, orderly records of experiments.

  • Prepare reports and manuscripts for publication.

  • Attend laboratory meetings; present results and findings to staff for discussion

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Structural Biology or a related discipline.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of post-doctoral training.

  • Expertise in cutting-edge molecular and cellular biology.

  • Experience with cryo-EM or cryo-electron tomography.

  • A solid publication record.

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.


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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