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Lab Technician Biologist

Employer
Equiliem
Location
Bethesda, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 8, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Weekly Hours FT: 30-40 hours per week

Number of Hours 40

SHIFT SCHEDULE

On-Call or Rotational Shifts No

Teleworking Eligible Yes

Nights No

Holidays No

Fixed Schedule No

Overall Position Summary and Objectives

The purpose of this position is to support the NINDS Experimental Immunotherapeutic Unit.

Minimum Education

Master's

Resume Max Pages

15

Certifications & Licenses

Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

Biosafety Level 2 (BSL 2)

Skills (Ranked By Priority)

Maintaining Stock Solutions

Equipment Maintenance

Inventory Management

Manuscript writing

Ordering Supplies

Data Analysis

SOP writing

Pipetting

Genotyping

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), qPCR, RT-PCR, RT-qPCR

Gel Electrophoresis

Nucleic Acid Extraction

DNA Purification

RNA purification

Nucleic acid quantification

Cell culture

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked

Software

Powerpoint

NIH POTS

Outlook

Excel

Word

Field of Study

Molecular Biology

DELIVERABLES

Work products and documents related to performing tasks in support of processing and analysis of human samples; track data using database. - Daily

Work products and documents related to design and conduct of research procedures and studies; calibrate and operate laboratory instruments; monitor handling, storage and disposal of chemicals and reagents. - Daily

Work products and documents related to quality assurance reviews. - Weekly

Assist in the preparation of manuscripts, abstracts and/or posters. - Weekly

Search literature for new methods and procedures. - Daily

Monitor and organize inventory and prepare orders for supplies. - Weekly

Train users in the proper use of laboratory equipment and in the performance of specialized procedures and techniques. - Daily

Computer generated work including analysis and interpretation of data; prepare summaries of laboratory findings; track data using database. - Daily

Clean Equipment - Daily

Run Validation - Weekly

Inspect Equipment - Daily

Meet with lab members to present updates - Weekly

STATEMENT OF WORK DETAILS

functional responsibility

Provides technical experience needed to assist in studying the basic principles of plant and animal life

description

Study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and function

description

Develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with groups and individuals, agencies, and the public to encourage cooperative management strategies or to develop information and interpret findings

functional responsibility

Assists with performing basic laboratory experiments and procedures

description

Collect and analyze biological data about relationships among and between organisms and their environment

description

Monitor and observe experiments, recording production and test data for evaluation by research personnel

description

Analyze experimental data and interpret results to write reports and summaries of findings

3

description

Perform fundamental procedures required for research projects.

2

description

Perform routine experiments and tests; follow established procedures and protocols

1

functional responsibility

Prepares, organizes and maintains various lab samples, supplies, and equipment

description

Operate, calibrate, or maintain equipment used in quantitative or qualitative analysis, such as spectrophotometers, calorimeters, flame photometers, or computer-controlled analyzers

description

Maintain laboratory equipment

description

Operate laboratory equipment to analyze samples

description

Analyze laboratory findings

description

Ensure that all specimens and equipment necessary for experiments are available and in good order.

description

Maintain stocked supplies and records of working reagents, including fixatives, buffers, solvents and staining

description

Work with a variety of routine and specialized laboratory instruments and equipment in the laboratory

description

Store new samples, update database, retrieve samples with proper authorization

description

Upkeep sample and database inventory; monitor overall sample inventory

5

description

Maintain inventory system and sample storage according to outlined guidelines

description

Ensure that policies and procedures regarding sample retrieval and use are followed

4

description

Work with staff to implement storage and distribution of biological samples for future scientific research

description

Update and maintain written laboratory record of the work

description

Collect and enter research data into laboratory notebooks and databases

functional responsibility

Learns new laboratory techniques and procedures

description

Program and use computers to store, process, and analyze data

description

Interpret research or operational data

description

Record research or operational data

description

Work with staff on the maintenance of laboratory logs and databases

description

Analyze, summarize and interpret data obtained from research studies; evaluate for completeness and validity

description

Ensure that supplies and consumables are ready and on hand as necessary for maximum efficiency in the laboratory

description

Perform fundamental procedures required for research projects

description

Perform flow cytometry-based experiments, including cell preparation, cell sorting and molecular analysis of sorted
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