Molecular Genetics Technician

Clinical Research Management
Silver Spring, MD
Jun 13, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Provide technical support in the research and development of novel medical countermeasures against wound infections. Areas of expertise may include Molecular biology Microbiology Immunology Microbial ecology Animal models of wound infections Responsibilities Contribute to the development of research protocols and grant proposals and in the conduct of research related to trauma-related infections. Perform routine laboratory duties required for the smooth and safe operation of laboratory such as maintaining a supply of clean glassware, properly disposing of hazardous biological and chemical waste, preparing reagents, and maintaining an inventory of laboratory chemicals. Maintain a laboratory notebook in which accurate and complete records of laboratory work in accordance with QASP and contract requirements to include modifications. Follow laboratory SOP's and specific written experimental protocols as well as oral instructions in performing assigned experimental work. Submit reports and data summaries as requested. Comply with occupational health and safety standards and other applicable regulations and guidelines which may include medical surveillance. Attend seminars, scientific conferences, and meetings as required. Assist in monitoring of supplies and preparing supply requests for approval. Alternative Bacterial Disease Branch collateral duty officer in accordance with Safety Office and other applicable guidelines, as required. Maintain a safe workplace ensuring that he/she is aware of and observes appropriate safety and occupational health rules and regulations. Employee is required to attend safety training relative to his/her position and report any infractions of safety procedures to the facility Safety Officer. Performs light duties and other related duties as required and assigned. Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or other related scientific field. 4 years' experience beyond bachelor's degree or a Master's degree in Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or other related scientific field with 2 years' experience beyond a master's degree. Previous research in bacterial wound infections is desirable. #CB Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. Qualifications Skills Behaviors Motivations Education Experience Licenses & Certifications

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