Scientist (Neuroscience Biomedical Engineering)
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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual to work as a Scientist at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MDThis is a long-term contract position which offers:Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packageOptional health, vision, and dental plansVacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.Access to NIH's unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiativesTASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall: Supports the planning and execution of research experiments in the context of the laboratory's overall research program. Evaluate new techniques, instruments, and software for potential incorporation into current SOPAdvance the science in the laboratory through new procedures and discoveriesDesign and conduct experiments and studies requiring the application of a broad professional knowledge of scientific theories and principlesSupports laboratory staff on research projects and techniques. Work with staff on the interpretation of experiments performed by research scientistsWork with postdoc biological scientists to perform statistical analysis for research projectsMaintains laboratory equipment and the training of others in their use. Operate, troubleshoot and train others to use laboratory equipment and softwareProvide advice and assistance to users in designing experiments, using instrumentation, data acquisition and analysis, and preparing figures for publicationAssists in maintaining adequate space and facilities for ongoing and projected research studies. Participate in the laboratory's review of future proposals for resource allocationsEvaluates, analyzes and interprets research data, communicates results and methods in reports, presentations, and manuscripts. Write technical reports and prepare manuscriptsOversee project data quality; analyze and interpret project dataMaintain a detailed and up-to-date electronic laboratory notebook detailing all experimentsCoordinates with junior staff to modify research protocols. Coordinate with IT staff on all software issues specific to the chemistry group and on all computer problemsSuggest alternative or complementary approaches to experimentsPresents research at national scientific meetings and symposia. Prepare oral presentations and posters for internal and external groups conferencesCo-author manuscripts on research projects; publish in peer-reviewed journalsWrite papers and abstracts detailing research efforts and results for publication in peer-reviewed journals; prepare PowerPoint presentations as appropriateGive posters and presentations detailing work at regional and national scientific meetingsReview, edit, and as needed, write first drafts of papers, posters and manuscriptsGive posters and presentations detailing work at regional and national scientific meetingsPresent results of clinical and experimental research at recognized scientific meetings by lectures and exhibits poster sessionsProvides interpretation of results, guidance, and scientific support to the management team. Search existing literature for new and or relevant techniquesAssist the lab staff in the creation and preparation of a variety of documents required by the lab's scientific activitiesMentors junior level scientists. Train staff on the proper usage of equipmentCoordinate training of users in applying data and analysis methods for their research studiesProvide scientific and technical expertise to all visiting fellows, post-docs, and techniciansPrepare teaching sets utilizing slides and other audiovisual materials to promote teaching of state-of-the-art scientific practicesTrain laboratory staff to independently run the experiments and analyze the dataREQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have: Master's degree in Biology or a related discipline.CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES.Good Clinical Practice (GCP)SKILLS. (Ranked by Priority)Data AnalysisMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasounds, Positron Emission Tomography (PET), BioluminescenceElectrophysiologyData PresentationFIELD OF STUDY.NeuroscienceComputer ScienceBiomedical EngineeringPhysicsApplied MathematicsSOFTWARE.PythonMATLABLinuxPLEASE APPLY ONLINEWhen 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; a full job description can be made available at that time.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. 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