Biologist - NIH - VRC/SBIS

CAMRIS International
Bethesda, Maryland, US
Jun 01, 2021
Jul 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
CAMRIS is a clinical and life sciences firm that realizes innovative solutions to challenges worldwide through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. We combine our proven systems with today's most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. Our core practice areas include HIV/AIDS, microbiology and infectious disease research, vaccine research, development and production, global health security, biodefense, and clinical research.

CAMRIS attracts the next generation of scientists to work at premier government research and development institutions with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, under world leaders in health research. Our exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, and life insurance. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing health and research organization dedicated to making the world a healthier place, please apply today!

We are seeking a Biologist to support the overall functions of the Structural Bioinformatics Core at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

  • Apply Antibodyomics1 pipeline (Python script; See Kwong et al. Immunological Reviews 2017) to the identification of novel broadly neutralizing antibodies, the delineation of developmental pathways of broadly neutralizing antibodies during the affinity maturation process, and the sequencing of possible somatic variants for the lineage-based characterization of B-cell responses to
    • HIV-1
    • Influenza
    • HBV
    • SARS-CoV-2
    • Other emerging pathogens
  • Analysis and extract biological relevant information from next generation sequencing (NGS) data, and handle NGS data in NIH Short Read Archive server.
  • Publish research results in peer-reviewed journal and presentations in scientific conferences.
  • Prepare and share the results at laboratory-wide, NIH-wide, and national and international meetings and peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Serve as a Senior Project Coordinator and co-lead the Lineage-Based Vaccine Development coordination which will align with the re-organization of the Structural Biology and Structural Bioinformatics Core Sections.
  • Co-lead on projects, including (but not limited to) HIV-1 Malaria, Influenza and Lassa) and coordinate with scientists from other organizations or institutions involved in similar or related research projects.
  • Design experimental approaches and provide critical evaluation for Sequencing Genomics Analysis, including deep sequencing and single cell sequence.
  • Design informatic analysis approaches provide critical/biological evaluation of for clinical trials data and collaborate with other scientists.
  • Co-manage SBIS computation servers and provide support for scientific/technical research processes, including allocation of computational resources to the SBS/SBIS members to process cryoEM data and build protein atomic models.)
  • Co-manage and co-lead the integration and startup of new informatic technologies within Antibodyomics1 pipeline to support analyses as needed to vaccination studies, including (but not limited to) HIV-1, SARS-CoV-2 and other infectious diseases of interest at the VRC.

  • This position requires a PhD in Biology or a related field and 5 years of postdoctoral experience.
  • The education, skills and relevant years of experience required for each support position are consistent with those identified as the minimum requirements for the labor categories specified in the contract.

CAMRIS International, LLC offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law.

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