Axle Informatics

NIH-NIAID-VRC-Biologist

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/10/2021 5:04 PM)
ID
2021-1818
# of Openings
1
Category
Biology

Overview

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).

 

Overview

Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Biologist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC), Immunology Laboratory (IML), Bethesda, MD.

Responsibilities

  • Initiate development of novel immune assays for cellular and serological screening.
  • Develop and improve existing methodology and generation of novel research experiments while maintaining detailed documentation.
  • Use established SOP’s for assay execution.
  • Troubleshoot assays and adjust scientific methodology to correct problems or deficiencies in a research project or experiment.
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records to ensure proper retention of scientific data.
  • Maintain reagent and laboratory supplies inventories.
  • Attend staff meetings and present experimental date when required.
  • Perform data analysis and use analytical software.

Experience Required / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ experience OR Master’s degree with 2 years’ experience in the techniques listed above.
  • Degrees should be related to Biomedical sciences, Biology, Immunology or science-related field.
  • Proficient in a diverse set of clinical research techniques, such as multiplexed immunoassay methodologies, pseudovirus neutralization assays, Elispot Assays, flow cytometry, single cell sorting and RNA-seq library prep.
  • Experience with automated systems, such as liquid handlers and high-throughput robotic instruments.
  • Ability to write SOPs, evaluation and developments reports and analytical plans.
  • Familiarity with GLP or GMP and GCLP.
  • Processing of sera, plasma and PBMCs ideal but not essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft work, PowerPoint, Prism and Excel at a minimum.

Benefits

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision premium coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • 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.

 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: 

Email: careers@axleinfo.com

 

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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