Axle Informatics


Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/14/2020 5:25 PM)
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Axle Informatics is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).



Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Scientist to join our vibrant team at Bethesda, MD.


  • Identify targets for malaria vaccine and host biomarkers using proteomics tools and utilize proteomics tools to support the research.
  • Develop and maintain proteomics capabilities, be involved in planning and conducting laboratory experiments to support the program.
  • Operate and maintain nanoflow liquid chromatography and mass spectrometer (orbitrap fusion Lumos).
  • Perform proteomics research including data analysis and interpretation.
  • Perform metabolomics research including data analysis and interpretation.
  • Prepare samples for mass spectrometry.
  • Establish proteomics methods.
  • Obtain and analyze mass spectrometry data.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Order and maintain supplies.
  • Culture Plasmodium parasites.

Experience Required / Requirements

  • PhD in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Proteomics or related field.
  • Three or more years of experience in proteomics research.
  • Experience with proteomics pipeline (sample preparation, LC and MS operation, and data analysis).
  • Experience with MS data analysis software.
  • Experience with orbitrap fusion Lumos is advantageous.


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 10 Paid Federal holidays
  • Generous health coverage provided with no monthly premium to the employee
  • Generous vision and dental coverage provided with no monthly premium to the employee
  • Short and Long-Term Disability coverage (paid by company)
  • Basic Life and AD&D coverage (paid by company; option to purchase additional coverage)
  • 401(K) with significant company match & no vesting period
  • Competitive salaries with performance bonus opportunities
  • Discount plan for pet care, legal services, & identify theft protection
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
  • Healthcare (FSA)
  • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
  • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
  • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)


The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.


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Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.


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