Sr Technician, Diagnostics and Immunology Research

Silver Spring, MD
Jan 12, 2017
May 05, 2017
Analyst, Research
Healthcare, Research
Full Time
Performs research and/or development laboratory tasks; tests and experiments.

  1. Responsible for performing routine research and/or development laboratory tasks and experiments.

  2. Calibrates and maintains laboratory equipment and inventory levels for laboratory supplies.

  3. Performs basic tests and experiments and documents results.

  4. Makes detailed observations and may analyze data and interpret results.

  5. Identifies and recommends improvements that may increase efficiency and improve quality.

  6. Maintains record keeping system.

  7. May provide guidance and training to less-experienced technicians.

  8. Participates in special projects as required.

Education Associates Degree in a scientific or technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; professional training; or work experience.

Qualifications 3-5 years of related scientific experience.


Research Technician (Diagnostics and Immunology Research Tech) a. Serve as assistant investigator with scientific and technical for the research and development of novel medical countermeasures against wound infections. b. Serve as technical expert in microbial ecology and polymicrobial interactions. c. Serve as technical expert in biostatistics and database management. d. Help draft research protocols and grant proposals for scientific review and conduct the approved research. e. Observe; instruct and validate technician performance. f. Keep accurate and complete records of research done in accordance with QASP and contract requirements to include modifications. g. Submit reports and data summaries as requested and prepare research results for presentation and publication in the scientific literature. h. Comply with occupational health and safety standards and other applicable regulations and guidelines which may include medical surveillance. I. Attend and participate in seminars; scientific conferences; and meetings; as required. j. Alternative Bacterial Disease Branch collateral duty officer in accordance with Safety Office and other applicable guidelines; as required.

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