Flow Cytometry Research Associate

Location
Bethesda, MD, United States
Posted
May 04, 2021
Ref
2021-10150
Discipline
Science/R&D, Research
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Overview

We are currently searching for a Flow Cytometry Research Associate 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 Bethesda, MD.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform a wide range of complex procedures in the Laboratory. Specific techniques may include, but are not limited to, monoclonal antibody conjugation, fluorescent dye chemistry, peripheral mononuclear cell isolation, multiparameter flow cytometry, T cell stimulation assays, immunophenotyping, and tissue culture.
  • Conduct independent research under the guidance of the Chief, including planning, and conducting of experiments, data analysis and peer reviewed publication of data.
  • Coordinate clinical specimen management, including inventory, sampling, and analysis, in support of the clinical research protocols.
  • Calibrate and operate a variety of laboratory instruments under standard guidelines and following Standard Operating Procedures to perform test, analyses, and other procedures.
  • Interact with scientists from other organizations or institutions involved in similar or related research projects.Interact with students, post-doctoral fellows and non-doctoral research technicians on experimental design and laboratory-based methodologies.
  • Train laboratory personnel on optimal use of newly-built flow cytometry technologies and ensure that the data obtained by those personnel are appropriately generated.Maintain accurate, daily records of experiments.
  • Analyze experimental data, prepare summary analyses for presentation and/or publication, and write substantial portions of manuscripts including such data


Requirements

  • Master's degree in Biology, Immunology, or a related field. A Bachelor's degree plus three (3) years of experience may be considered equivalent.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of laboratory-based training in Immunology or a closely related field.
  • Extensive experience with all aspects of flow cytometry including instrument standardization, calibration, and assay optimization.
  • Experience performing a variety of laboratory procedures, including monoclonal antibody conjugation, fluorescent dye chemistry, peripheral mononuclear cell isolation, multiparameter flow cytometry, T cell stimulation assays, immunophenotyping, and tissue culture
  • Excellent written skills and experience in oral presentations.

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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.