Laboratory Technician

Location
Bethesda, MD, US
Posted
Feb 21, 2021
Ref
2021-9855
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Overview

We are currently searching for a Laboratory Technician to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in Gaithersburg, MD.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) according to GLP guidelines.
  • Support team members with tissue processing and assays as needed.
  • Prepare media and other reagents.
  • Cryopreserve, store, retrieve, and ship specimens.
  • Operate a variety of laboratory instruments including cell counters, centrifuges, controlled rate freezers, and liquid nitrogen freezers.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Prepare shipping documents.
  • Maintain accurate, daily records of experiments


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Immunology or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a laboratory environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

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Company Description

We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.

The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

What you'll get...
  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
  • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
  • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
  • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
  • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
  • Support! Working parents and busy professionals - we've got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to Care.com.
  • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
  • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.