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Kelly Services, Inc.

Animal Biologist

Kelly Services, Inc. - Bethesda, MD

Animal Biologist




Animal Biologist – 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 (NIH), 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 an Animal Biologist

to work onsite with the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders (NIDCD)

in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package

Excellent growth opportunity

Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center

Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at


The contractor shall

Manage a mouse colony and perform PCR-based genotyping.

Handle, dissect and euthanize mice.

Work with staff on mouse surgeries.

Anesthetize mice and perform physiologic measurements of hearing sensitivity and vestibular testing.

Perform fine dissections of inner ear tissues.

Perform experiments with primary tissues explants and cells in culture; discuss projects with PI and others.

Perform a variety of specialized tissue fixation, embedding, sectioning and staining techniques (bone decalcification and sectioning, frozen tissue sectioning, and serial sectioning) to demonstrate a variety of tissue components or materials present in tissues.

Perform tissue and cell culture; use sterile technique.

Perform adenoviral, adeno-associated viral, retroviral and/or lentiviral infection experiments.

Perform apoptosis assays, qRT-PCR. Western blotting, immunohistochemistry and molecular cloning techniques.

Perform light and confocal microscopy.

Search and review literature related to project; summarize and evaluate findings.

Work with staff on the modification of laboratory protocols and experiments based on literature findings.

Collect and analyze data; update and maintain laboratory notebooks and databases.

Perform quantitative analysis and image acquisition; maintain complete and detailed records of all experiments.

Prepare and maintain stock solutions; operate and troubleshoot laboratory equipment.

Prepare and maintain laboratory orders and order processing.

Manage laboratory safety protocols.


The contractor ideally should have

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline.

Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in a laboratory environment.

Ability to maintain accurate and detailed laboratory records.

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.

AboutKelly Services

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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. at

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Kelly Services, Inc.


Animal Biologist Kelly Services, Inc. - Bethesda, MD, United States


Location: Bethesda, MD

Company Profile:
William Russell Kelly founded the company in Detroit on October 7, 1946, operating as the Russell Kelly Office Service. He is widely credited with pioneering the modern temporary help industry. The company was renamed Kelly Girl Service in 1957, and it became Kelly Services® in 1966 to reflect the growing services of the company. Established in the International Marketplace In 1968, Kelly Services opened its first international office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company’s first European office opened in 1972 in Paris, France. Today, we offer a full suite of outsourcing, consulting, and staffing solutions—delivered globally from over a 70-year heritage of dynamic talent innovations. Total Sales Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Fortune U.S. Rank Kelly Services is currently ranked 490 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies.