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Assoc III, Imaging

Employer
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Location
Frederick, MD
Start date
Feb 22, 2024

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Discipline
Science/R&D, Animal Health, Biology, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
BioCapital

Job Details

Assoc III, Imaging

Job ID: req3900
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Division: Laboratory Animal Science Program
Facility: Frederick: Ft Detrick
Location: PO Box B, Frederick, MD 21702 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Laboratory Animal Sciences Program (LASP) provides exceptional quality animal care and technical support services for animal research performed at the National Cancer Institute at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. LASP executes this mission by providing a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art technologies and services that are focused on the design, generation, characterization and application of genetically engineered and biological animal models of human disease, which are aimed at the development of targeted diagnostics and therapies. LASP contributes to advancing human health, developing new treatments, and improving existing treatments for cancer and other diseases while ensuring safe and humane treatment of animals.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

 The Assoc III, Imaging is responsible for:

  • Perform ultrasound (acquisition and analysis) for anatomical, cardiac, image guided injections and contrast techniques.
  • Maintain the DCTD PDMR colony and database. Provide weekly reports to DCTD investigators.
  • Provide Study analysis reports to NCI investigators.
  • Assist in the image acquisition for all modalities: PET/SPECT/CT, Optical, and MRI
  • Coordinate studies with LASP cores and facilities
  • Assist maintaining SAIP supplies.
  • Provide Ultrasound imaging study cost estimates.
  • Develop new Ultrasound techniques.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant biological science from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or four (4) years relevant experience in lieu of degree. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • In addition to the education requirement, a minimum of eight (8) years of preclinical animal (rodent) research.
    • Including experience in:
      • animal handling
      • injections
      • anesthesia
      • drug administration
      • necropsy
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience in scientific methods and ACUC regulations.
  • Knowledge of MS office programs and StudyLog.
  • Ability to multi-task and work alone.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Experience in non-clinical Ultrasound (anatomical, cardiac, and contrast) acquisition and analysis tasks.
  • Experience in PDX tumor implant and excision.

JOB HAZARDS

  • This position is subject to atmospheric conditions that would require the usage of a respirator, requiring a medical clearance.
  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to animal(s) and/or animal material(s).
  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizations.

Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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Company

A rewarding career with global impact

Whether you’re an expert in your field or just starting out, we have a career opportunity for you. We’re always looking for people to join us in fulfilling the mission of the Frederick National Laboratory: discovery, innovation, and success in the biomedical sciences.

Our team of 2,400+ scientists, technicians, administrators, and support staff work at the forefront of basic, translational, and preclinical science, with a focus on cancer, AIDS, and other infectious diseases.

We collaborate with colleagues across the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and others throughout the National Institutes of Health. We also engage with extramural investigators in academia, government and industry.

Your path to joining our team begins with the desire to work for the only national laboratory dedicated to biomedical research. Our employees share a common desire to help make a difference in cancer research and public health concerns. As you search for a career that fits your education, skills, and abilities, explore the core values that guide us and emphasize work-life balance.

Discover why joining the Frederick National Laboratory team could be the most important career step you take

 

 

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Website
Phone
301-846-1000
Location
8560 Progress Drive
Frederick
MD
21701
US

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