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Biological Technician I

Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Job Code
    R110768

Parsons is seeking a Biological Technician I to support the Malaria Serology Laboratory (MSL) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in the Malaria Biologics Branch (MBB). This position is located in Silver Spring, Maryland.

The MSL supports the U.S. Military Malaria Biologics Program by testing malaria clinical trial samples and pre-clinical samples to assess vaccine potency and immunogenicity within the Malaria Biologics Branch at WRAIR.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all operational aspects of the MSL; not limited to, but including, maintaining accurate freezer inventory at on and offsite locations along with specimen retrieval at offsite location.
  • Perform data analysis when instructed by the principal investigator.
  • Ensure sample and supply inventories are maintained and stocked, to include management of the Malaria Biologics Branch's 21 CFR, Part 11 compliant electronic freezer inventory database.
  • Assist with the preparation of periodic manuscripts, posters, grant proposals, and progress reports to funding organizations or other agencies as required
  • Perform and develop serological assays to evaluate vaccine induced responses
  • Report results, statistics and generate graphical presentations
  • Maintain and operate Government owned equipment (cell counters, microscopes).
  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times

Skills/Competencies:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficient technical ability and knowledge developing and conducting experiments in the area of malaria parasitology or immunological assays.

Education/Experience Requirements:

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: BS degree in the biological sciences

Minimum Experience: Moderate familiarity with technical laboratory tasks.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-10-08

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Biological Technician I

Parsons Corporation
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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