Biologist

Employer
Dovel Technologies
Location
Frederick County, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 12, 2021
Ref
2239851907
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
We are currently searching for a Biologist to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and is on-site in Frederick, MD.

  • Conduct research in a BSL3 laboratory.
  • Read and Follow protocols in the production of laboratory reagents.
  • Perform mammalian cell culture aseptic techniques.
  • Work with standard virological techniques that include virus enumeration (plaque and TCID50 assays) viral stock preparation, virus concentration and purification, scale-up, and characterization.
  • Work with molecular biology techniques including quantitative PCR and molecular cloning within next generation deep sequencing techniques.
  • Proficient in the design and application of ELISA techniques to quantify viral antigens or in support of serology.
  • Perform work with anti-viral compound screening using cell-based assays.
  • Perform assays to measure the functional properties of antibodies including neutralization assays.
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records.
  • Analyze, discuss, and interpret data with other members of the lab, and able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Maintain lab supplies - order scientific reagents and equipment, such as obtaining price quotes, tracking of orders, inventory of materials, and restocking the laboratory.
  • Maintain safe workplace and must adhere to all appropriate safety and occupational health rules and regulations.
  • Strict adherence to all safety requirements and protocols in a high containment BSL-3 laboratory environment.


  • Master's Degree in Biology, or any other relative scientific fields.
  • Minimum of six (6) years' experience; or a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of ten (10) years' experience.
  • Must complete and maintain a NIH Tier 3 elevated security clearance required for work in high containment laboratories and maintain fof standing in the NIH Biosurety program
  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including a PAPR.
  • English Language Proficiency Required.
  • Must be able to receive required vaccinations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.


We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.

The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

What you'll get…
  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
  • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
  • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
  • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
  • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
  • Support! Working parents and busy professionals - we've got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to Care.com.
  • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
  • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.