Axle Informatics


Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
Posted Date 7 months ago(10/26/2023 11:06 AM)
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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 the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC), Vaccine Production Program  (VPP).



  • Conduct and participate in projects that are complex and scientifically demanding within a specific area/field: HPLC, electrophoresis, bio separation techniques to vaccine projects.
  • Initiate, implement, plan, direct, and execute scientific research and development.
  • Make detailed observations, analyze data, and interpret results. Demonstrate scientific rigor in assessing own data and that of others.
  • Effectively present results at internal meetings.
  • Responsible for meeting project goals within time and budget constraints, including vaccine projects, but not limited to vaccines.
  • Demonstrate ability for scientific insight and conceptual thinking. Specifically, should be able to clearly define problem statement and make scientific hypothesis.
  • Independently plan, design, and execute projects within a specific scientific field (bio-separation technology) utilizing good scientific judgment.
  • Typically conduct more than one vaccine project at a time.
  • Develop research findings and makes recommendations.
  • Utilizes forward-looking perspective to contribute to “go/no go” decisions.
  • Make recommendations on outside technologies for company to pursue.


Experience Required / Requirements

  • Ph.D. in a scientific field. Three to five (3+, 5+) years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Five to eight (5+, 8+) years of specialized experience plus a
  • BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Minimum of nine (9) years of experience in a science related field is required.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge working in the research laboratory environment. Computer skills to include MS Office Suite.
  • Must be a team player who can effectively work with members from cross-functional departments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of maintaining accurate and detailed records.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with computer software including word processing, data evaluation, and project timeline management.
  • This position is for bio-separation scientist. Experience is preferred on capillary experience, chromatographic analysis of protein molecules. Prior industry experience is preferred but not required.



  • 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.


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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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