Axle Informatics

Flow Cytometry Immunology Scientist

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
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 Flow Cytometry Immunology 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).

  • Provide centralized support and service for all in vivo research, conducts collaborative research and animal model development, and operates a fully accredited laboratory animal facility.
  • Develop assays to support development and/or QC testing as needed to support the flow cytometry core facilities and analytical programs.
  • Perform a wide range of complex procedures and techniques to include cell culture, analytical flow cytometry, infectious cell sorting flow cytometry, monoclonal fluorescent conjugation and panel staining procedures.
  • Draft standard operating procedures and update as needed.
  • Plan and analyze data from animal and clinical studies evaluating immunogenicity of vaccine candidates entering product development.
  • Provide guidance to flow cytometry manager regarding unusual and novel issues relating to broad policy matters and the potential impact on the VRC mission and strategic objectives for the intramural research.
  • Review policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines and ensure dissemination to laboratory staffs for implementation.
  • Provide basic research to clinical evaluation and potential licensure of vaccines by providing all aspects of oversight and programmatic assistance. This includes the support of teaching, training, and in vivo research for the VRC laboratories and researchers.
  • Train research staff on the operation of flow cytometers and quality control practices.
  • Interact with students, post-doctoral fellows and non-doctoral research technicians on experimental design and laboratory-based methodologies.
  • Assist in the design of experimental approaches to provide evaluation of scientific data, interact with scientific staff and collaborate with other staff scientists; integrate and startup of new technologies within the laboratory.

Experience Required / Requirements
  • B.S. or M.S. in immunology or closely related field is required.
  • Minimum two (2) years of specialized experience is required.
  • Experience with flow cytometry technology and data analysis is 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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