Senior Biomedical Technician
The Genomics Department in the Biological Defense Research Directorate (BDRD) of the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) has a mission to apply bioinformatics and cutting edge, high-throughput technologies such as genotypic and phenotypic expression profiling, biomarker characterization, bacteriophage science, etc. to the study of infectious diseases, biodefense, and enhanced global disease surveillance for early pathogen detection and response. We are seeking a Senior Biomedical Technician with experience to complete the following tasks: 1) Performs laboratory procedures, testing, research activities, and other tasks in fields such as biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, virology, bacteriology, molecular or cell biology, veterinary medicine, or other scientific discipline 2) Plans and accomplish goals, participates in or leading development of research work plans and proposals under the direction of senior scientists. 3) Reads, understands, and executes techniques, procedures, and plans to meet requirements of quality standards, national standards of research technical accuracy, other relevant written guidelines, and timelines prescribed by the research plan 4) Records all laboratory procedures and research project data, data analyses, and analytical conclusions of analyses in accordance with applicable regulations and procedures 5) Performs a variety of scientific and administrative tasks 6) Specialized skills may be required, including but not limited to preparing and running high-throughput sequencing samples, PCR, assay optimization, sequencing and bioinformatic analysis, quality assurance, and good laboratory practice 7) May participate in oversight of laboratory biosafety requirements, in coordination with laboratory supervisor, director, Investigators, or other relevant staff Education 1. Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline. 2. Masters Degree in the field of biological science or relevant field is highly preferred. Qualifications 5-8 years of related experience in microbiology and scientific research. Must be able to pass all criteria for Secret security clearance. As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.