Kelly Services Scientist (Genetic Epidemiology) - NIH - Framingham, MA in Framingham, Massachusetts

Scientist (Genetic Epidemiology) – NIH – Framingham, MA

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 Scientist with a background in Genetic Epidemiology to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Framingham, MA.

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:

  • Collaborate with staff to design, conduct or direct data analysis projects in the areas of systems biology and biostatistics and statistic genetics.

  • Perform a variety of analyses; maintain a research tracking system and database for all research activities; maintain and update records of experiments and results, including re- search documentation.

  • Collaborate with laboratory scientists and participate in planning and managing components of a wide array of data research projects.

  • Establish criteria; formulate projects; assess program effectiveness.

  • Work with staff to answer questions on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its major risk factors to account for previously unexplained phenomena and/or open significant new avenues for further study, validate or modify scientific theory or methodology relating to the topic area to result in important changes in existing products, processes, techniques or practices.

  • Collect data, perform statistical analysis and prepare data and/or results for presentation and/or publication; provide up-to-date, real-time data analysis

  • Strong focus is integrative multidimensional “omics” research because of the wealth of existing phenotypic, genotypic, transcriptomic, proteomic, DNA Methylation and Next Gen sequencing data

  • Compile, analyze and evaluate data and apply that data to research issues.

  • Create statistical models.

  • Submit summary of research activity to primary investigator.

  • Participate in regularly scheduled laboratory meetings; discuss data and/or results.

  • Write and edit scientific papers.

  • Work with Principal Investigator to train students and postdoctoral fellows in various research techniques used in laboratory section/unit, and in maintaining laboratory safety.

  • Apply a wide range of conventional, established approaches, methods, techniques and solutions to new situations.

  • Keep abreast of scientific and clinical developments through review of literature, attending professional meetings, conferences and symposia.

  • Operate and perform routine inventory or maintenance on laboratory instruments and equipment.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Ph.D. degree in a related field or equivalent with nine (9) years of experience in related field.

  • Good track record of productivity judged by peer reviewed publications is recommended.

  • Strong background in genetic epidemiology.

  • Significant experience in large-scale data analysis.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.


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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