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Axle Informatics NIH-NIAID-VRC-Biologist in Bethesda, Maryland

Axle Informatics is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Overview

Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Biologist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC), Cellular Immunology Section (CIS), Bethesda, MD

Responsibilities

  • Perform serological assays including ELISA and neutralization assays.

  • Perform molecular biology techniques including PCR, cloning and qRT-PCR.

  • Produce and purify proteins using transient transfection of mammalian cells.

  • Culture and maintain cell lines and primary cell cultures.

  • Independently and collaboratively plan, develop, and implement experiments and protocols.

  • Work and communicate with a team of scientists in the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory.

  • Train staff and others on the methods and procedures used in the laboratory.

  • Locate and review literature pertinent to projects and to identify/modify the most applicable protocols and methods for experiments.

  • Develop methods, collect, organize, and record experimental data suitable for publication.

  • Correspond with and develop collaborations with other laboratories in developing new methodology and expanding current research projects.

  • Attend conferences, meetings, and lectures on subjects of relevance to the research program.

  • Troubleshoot assays and adjust scientific methodology to correct problems or deficiencies in a research project, experiment, or trial.

  • Maintain accurate laboratory records to ensure proper retention of scientific data.

Experience Required / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences is required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in biology or a related field.

  • Demonstrated experience working in a laboratory environment.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of maintaining accurate and detailed records.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper laboratory disposal methods and safety procedures.

Benefits

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision premium coverage for Employees

  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • 401K Match

  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • Flexible Spending Accounts:

  • Healthcare (FSA)

  • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)

  • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)

  • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment-based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact:

Email: careers@axleinfo.com

Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

ID: 2021-1928

External Company URL: www.axleinfo.com

Post End Date: 5/31/2021

Telecommute: No

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