Laboratory Technician INSS lab

Bethesda, Maryland
May 19, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Laboratory Technician (INSS lab) to perform routine lab experiments, and perform laboratory techniques relating to scientific research, prepare laboratory equipment and analyze experiments results and present at the lab meetings. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Bethesda, MD.  

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Follow established procedures and protocols; utilize aseptic technique to perform experiments
  • Perform primary cell culture techniques and immunohistochemistry
  • Troubleshoot issues with technical procedures; utilize trial and error methods customize protocols to the biological systems utilized in the laboratory
  • Perform routine experiments and tests; follow established procedures and protocols
  • Perform experiments on samples according to protocols
  • Perform fundamental procedures required for research projects
  • Perform routine experiments and tests, including tissue culture, cell separation, protein, and quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Perform a variety of laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Plan and execute experiments for in vitro and in vivo studies, including cell culture, Western blotting, and immunofluorescence/immunohistochemistry
  • Work with staff on the maintenance of laboratory cell lines
  • Work with staff on processing specimens for embedding according to protocols
  • Prepare materials and equipment for experiments; prepare specimens and equipment for use in the laboratory
  • Maintain stocked supplies and records of working reagents, including fixatives, buffers, solvents, and staining
  • Process and organize multiple samples simultaneously
  • Work with a variety of routine and specialized laboratory instruments and equipment in the laboratory
  • Ensure that all specimens and equipment necessary for experiments are available and in good order
  • Perform processing, description, and analysis of specimens
  • Store new samples, update database, retrieve samples with proper authorization
  • Perform quality control procedures necessary to ensure the accuracy of each test system, sample processing, storage, and inventory of samples
  • Convey and discuss research results with team lab members
  • Update and maintain written laboratory record of the work
  • Collect and enter research data into laboratory notebooks and databases
  • Assemble, manipulate, and format test results
  • Maintain and update laboratory notebooks and databases; and enter experimental data into spreadsheet and conduct statistical analysis
  • Collect data and prepare for analysis and interpretation
  • Analyze, summarize, and interpret data obtained from research studies; evaluate for completeness and validity
  • Draw conclusions about the results as related to the ability of the experiments to answer the questions posed
  • Interpret results of initial analysis to reveal conclusions and shortcomings
  • Ensure that supplies and consumables are ready and on hand as necessary for maximum efficiency in the laboratory
  • Work with staff to cover glassware washing, media preparation, and autoclaving
  • Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment such as glasses, metal instruments, sinks, tables, and test panels; ensure that adequate clean inventory is available for immediate usage
  • Perform primary cell culture techniques and immunohistochemistry
  • Follow established procedures and protocols; utilize aseptic technique to perform experiments
  • Monitor and inventory routine laboratory supplies; ensure that supplies are stocked and organized
  • Monitor inventory levels and proper storage of materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures; make recommendations and prepare purchase requests
  • Work with staff to maintain stocked supplies and records of working reagents, including fixatives, buffers, solvents, and staining
  • Ensure that reagents are made correctly and that expired reagents or defective products are replaced to ensure validity of results
  • Assist in troubleshooting and calibrating various laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Perform primary cell culture techniques and immunohistochemistry
  • Perform a variety of laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Prepare reports and summaries based on results and findings; prepare data for presentation at laboratory meetings
  • Record details of experimental procedures, results, and protocols
  • Present results and conclusions in written, tabular, and graphic form
  • Prepare accumulated data and conclusions for publication in professional journals
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data; prepare summaries and reports based on results and findings
  • Assist in troubleshooting and calibrating various laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Provide technical help and expertise to lab members



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or related discipline
  • At least 1-2 years of experience
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Certification Preferred
  • Maintaining Stock Solutions
  • PowerPoint
  • MS Access
Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.


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