Molecular Genetics Technician
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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 12/6/2017
Silver Spring, MD
JOB DESCRIPTIONWe are seeking a Molecular Genetics Technician for WRAIR in Silver Spring, MD!
Provide technical support in the research and development of novel medical countermeasures against wound infections. Areas of expertise may include:
Animal models of wound infections
ClinicalRM is a full service Contract Research Organization (CRO) specializing in preclinical through Phase IV support of clinical research and clinical trial services for biologics, drugs, and devices. We help our customers get their products to market faster with a wide array of research, regulatory, and sponsor services both within the US and around the globe, and respond rapidly to global health crises.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Contribute to the development of research protocols and grant proposals and in the conduct of research related to trauma-related infections.
Perform routine laboratory duties required for the smooth and safe operation of laboratory such as maintaining a supply of clean glassware, properly disposing of hazardous biological and chemical waste, preparing reagents, and maintaining an inventory of laboratory chemicals.
Maintain a laboratory notebook in which accurate and complete records of laboratory work in accordance with QASP and contract requirements to include modifications.
Follow laboratory SOP's and specific written experimental protocols as well as oral instructions in performing assigned experimental work.
Submit reports and data summaries as requested.
Comply with occupational health and safety standards and other applicable regulations and guidelines which may include medical surveillance.
Attend seminars, scientific conferences, and meetings as required.
Assist in monitoring of supplies and preparing supply requests for approval.
Alternative Bacterial Disease Branch collateral duty officer in accordance with Safety Office and other applicable guidelines, as required.
Maintain a safe workplace ensuring that he/she is aware of and observes appropriate safety and occupational health rules and regulations. Employee is required to attend safety training relative to his/her position and report any infractions of safety procedures to the facility Safety Officer.
Performs light duties and other related duties as required and assigned.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Laboratory/office environment; may require working evenings and weekends. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. Work may involve long periods of standing and handling of numerous chemicals and/or hazardous biological material. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information.