Biologist

3 days left

Employer
Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.
Location
Lexington, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Ref
2138203420
Discipline
Forensics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Our client applies biological methods, approaches, and technologies to address critical biomedical, biodefense, and forensics needs in the defense, intelligence, and homeland protection communities. The client is seeking an experienced, motivated Research Associate to design and execute research and development efforts that support our novel programs in cell biology, molecular biology, and bioengineering. The client has active programs in pathogen sensing, attribution of biological materials, synthetic biology and cellular engineering, and forensic DNA analysis. The position involves working both independently and in project teams alongside experts in molecular, cellular, and synthetic biology, immunology and bioinformatics to achieve project goals. This requisition is for laboratory support for the molecular and cell biology needs of these projects.

Duties include, but not limited to:

Able to apply biological methods, approaches, and technologies to address critical biomedical, and forensics. Seeking an experienced, motivated research associate to work with staff to design and execute research and development efforts that support programs in cell biology, molecular biology, and bioengineering. The position involves working both independently and in project teams alongside experts in molecular, cellular, and synthetic biology, immunology and bioinformatics to achieve project goals.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Must be a U.S. citizen with eligibility to obtain and maintain a secret clearance
• Master's degree or Bachelor's degree + 5 years overall experience is required
• Culture and maintenance of mammalian cells in standard and/or novel culture platforms.
• Protein purification (affinity chromatography, ion exchange, gel filtration) using either conventional or FPLC/HPLC methods, and protein analysis (SDS-PAGE).
• Immunological assays and methods (immunoblotting, ELISA, affinity purification)
• Fluorescence activated cell sorting and immunofluorescence
• Automated liquid handling
• Molecular biology, including DNA amplification, purification, cloning, and basic microbiology. Experience with CRISPR planning and assembly desired.
• Applicants should be comfortable with interpretation of results and formatting the output for reporting via presentation or publication

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO
• Location: Lexington, MA
• Travel: Not-anticipated
• Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement)
• Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI). Investigation (CBI).

This job posting sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position, which may be changed from time to time as shall be determined.

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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