Biological Scientist

Job Description

SIGN ON BONUS- Up to $2500

Clearance Level Needed: U.S. Citizenship or Green Card Holder required. Individual selected will be subject to a background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position will be responsible for performing non-research molecular testing to rapidly identify and characterize potential pathogenic bacterial and viral threat agents. Ensures incoming biological samples are processed and triaged maintaining chain of custody. Performs and interprets a variety of specialized tests and strains, detection, and identification of pathogenic microorganisms. Prepares written and oral reports, answer questions, troubleshoot and make recommendations to the supervisor for inclusion in comprehensive reports on test findings. Maintains and operates equipment including performing calibrations, adjustments, and to operate equipment and instruments properly and in a safe manner. Participates in cross training related to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies. Additionally, will be responsible for maintaining knowledge and skills related to position and program and to carry out all procedures in accordance to proper handling and storage of various biological materials. Individual must be available 24/7/365 to respond in case of emergency. Rotating weekends and some holidays are required.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Ph.D. or Master’s degree from an accredited university in microbiology, olecular biology or related course work in biological sciences with at least one year of laboratory bench experience, utilizing PCR, aseptic techniques and biological assays, and at least one year of experience serving as a Senior Scientist or Team Leader of a laboratory team/project.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university requires four years of laboratory bench experience, including at least one year of experience as a Team Leader/Senior Scientist (total four years experience).  BSL-3 experience is desirable.




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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Biotech, Research
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 4 to 7 years
Manages Others No
Industry Consulting, Biotechnology
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID DC
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Biological Scientist


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