Kelly Services Animal Biologist - 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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an experienced individual to work as a Animal Biologist at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
This is a long-term contract position which offers:
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package
Optional health, vision, and dental plans
-Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.
- Access to NIH’s unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives
TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:
Primary responsibility is to support the VRC Animal Resource Coordinator and the VRC Animal Program Director with in vivo research and to perform the following duties and responsibilities:
Quality Assurance/Quality Control of VRC Studies:
Post Approval Monitoring
Ensure Federal, State, local and NIH policies and regulations are adhered to.
Study Confirmations and ensuring studies are performed as per the approved ASP
Project Management of VRC in vivo research studies:
Create study books – Check-off sheets, all possible paperwork associated with study for reference
Ensure materials and supply availability
Oversee animal models with variety of species e.g. Non-Human Primates (NHP), Ferrets, Mini Pigs, Rabbits, Rats, Hamster
Create and Maintain Master Sampling Schedules
Project Coordination with multiple facility sites
Submit Technical Service Requests
Prepare and ship samples as needed
Research study calendar management- communicating schedule with multiple sites
Courier and Shipment Coordination
Assist with NHP Resource Coordination and Colony management:
On Study, Recycle, and Holding
Study timepoint IDs
Animal Information for Investigators
Study reports and updated
Events Reports to investigators or ACUC as requested
Assist APD with monitoring Health Cases from Facilities:
Investigator approval for drugs
Euthanasia candidate tissues
Perform basic and advanced technical procedures in support of VRC operations as need:
Assist in preparing immunogens and inoculations
Sample processing (e.g. cbc/chem, serum, tissue collection)
Technical Procedures as needed injections, blood collection, mucosal and tissue collections, etc
Maintain laboratory equipment and technical support areas
Attend and present information as needed at Lab Meetings/VRC Meetings/Study Meetings:
Weekly Lab Meeting
VRC seminars, and others considered important to attend
Meeting with investigators about studies or ideas or conclusions
Facility meetings about initiating new studies
Contract Management meetings as requested
REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in the lab animal field.
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