Axle Informatics

Research Associate

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/4/2024 1:46 PM)
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Axle 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 nationally and abroad. 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 Research Associates to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) located in Rockville, MD.


We are seeking Research Associates to support various program areas for clients such as the NIH. The interns will collaborate with their manager, mentor, and teams to actively contribute to project execution and decision-making processes. This role offers invaluable hands-on experience and exposure to the work life at NIH.  


This is a 12-week paid internship program. There will be two cohorts: Summer and Fall. Each cohort will accept up to 20 interns. This position is hybrid and interns will be expected to report to Axle’s HQ three days a week.  


PLEASE NOTE: Axle will not be reviewing applications until April 2024.  


Program Areas:  

  • Software Development for AI 

  • Data Science AI/ML/LLMs 

  • Automation/IoT/Robotics 

  • DevSecOps and MLOps 

  • Cyber Security for AI 

  • Generative AI 


The ideal candidate:  

Must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a bachelors or master’s program in related field 

  • Possess strong verbal and written communications skills 

  • Demonstrate strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills 

  • Have a strong interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ Machine Learning (ML) and Large Language Models (LLMs)  

  • Will be a self-starter with deep interest in technology and research oriented federal programs and offices 

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals 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.

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 on 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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