Laboratory Technician - NIH - Bethesda, MD - Kelly Services
Laboratory Technician - NIH - Bethesda, MD 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 to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. OVERVIEW. This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers: Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package. Tremendous room for personal growth and career development. Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center. TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall: Dendrite Morphogenesis and Plasticity Unit (DMPU): Perform general data management and research activities related to genetic studies of dendrite development using invertebrate models. Document and maintain laboratory copy of Drosophila stocks. Establish and maintain a record of laboratory supply usage. Order, ship and receive supplies; communicate with vendors and suppliers. Perform basic biochemistry and molecular biology tasks. Synaptic Transmission Section (STS): Perform primary adrenal chromaffin cell culture. Drive to a slaughter house to purchase fresh adrenal glands; return adrenal glands to NIH STS laboratory. Perform culture of the fresh glands; dissect, digest and perform a series of culture procedures. Order and receive reagents; communicate with vendors for laboratory equipment service, repair and maintenance. Document the usage of general laboratory supplies. REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have: Bachelor's degree in a related discipline. Minimum of one (1) year of related experience. Valid state driver's license. Strong communications skills, both oral and written. 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. About Kelly Services (R) As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter . Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.