Research Associate (WRAIR)

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Aug 17, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), in support of its biomedical research mission, has a requirement to support the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neurosciences (CMPNS) mission to conduct basic and applied research to develop evidence-based strategies to diagnose, prevent, and mitigate the effects of psychological demands, continuous operations, and brain trauma on the health and well-being of Service Members. The position outlined below is in support of the Brain Trauma Neuroprotection and Neurorestoration Branch.

Responsibilities:

    Performs research activities and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment.
    Records observations and measurements and reports results.
    Responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining cleanrooms and equipment.
    Assists with receipt and inspection of raw materials, and ordering and stocking of materials and equipment.
    Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
    Ability to operate research equipment requiring manual dexterity.
    Ability to handle research animals, wear appropriate personal protective equipment, and work in a Biosafety Level (BSL) 1 laboratory.
    Ability to utilize office automation equipment, including computers, photocopiers, telephones, and telefax machines.
Education Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Molecular Biology, Psychology or other related scientific field.

Qualifications A minimum of 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area is required.

 

 

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