Biologist

Employer
Preferred Solutions Group
Location
Bethesda, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
2089624954
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Preferred Solutions Group (PSG) is a woman owned business based in Washington, DC that is uniquely qualified to serve small businesses and corporations alike as they seek to address shifting personnel needs in an ever changing environment. An established part of the Washington, DC community, PSG has maintained effective and successful relationships with a diverse group of companies and federal agencies since its founding in 1987.

We are currently looking for an experienced Biologist.

Position Description:

Duties include:
  • Manage and perform procurement of surgical specimens/patient samples for Surgical Neurology Branch (SNB)
  • Manage the database that tracks these samples
  • Monitor storage and distribution of patient samples
  • Communicate with SNB clinicians regarding surgical specimens
  • Perform and teach basic histology procedures (tissue cutting and staining)
  • Collaborate with other units and labs requiring research immunohistochemistry assistance
  • Monitor the equipment (freezers, microscopes, scanners) and histology supplies required for these tasks


Job Requirements:

Position Requirements:
  • Master's degree in biology, Life Sciences or related discipline. Three (3)years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor's degree is equivalent to a Master's degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience with basic wet lab/biology work
  • Proficiency in computer skills including working with spread sheets/databases
  • Record keeping and organizational skills
  • Basic biology wet lab skills (knowledge of histology, neuroanatomy preferred)
  • Ability to work independently, troubleshoot and adjust to unexpected complications


Please note:

**Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.**

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