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Molecular Biologist

Employer
Akahi Associates, LLC
Location
Bethesda, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 17, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Genetics
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Overview:
Performs routine tests and laboratory procedures in a medical laboratory which are used to diagnose and treat diseases. Biology lab: Manage and prepare data collection tools, blood samples plasma, RNA, DNA, lymphocytes and other sample collection procedures; monitor field workMaintain patient database, log subjects in chronic experimental settingsPolysomnography: Follow sleep study protocol, including study preparation, set-up, and monitoring patients in sleep studyReports laboratory results to medical personnel or principal investigator. Maintain patient database, log subjects in chronic experimental settingsPerform polysomnographic recording PSG on patient population on demand and based on individual patient requirement The ability to use applicable electrodes and sensors based on standard operationOperates and maintains laboratory equipment, tools and supplies. Initiate the investigation into problems with clinical laboratory procedures and equipment and consult with staff regarding unsolved problemsAssist laboratory managers comply with all institute, department and federal guidelines and regulations. Research other clinical and research regulatory requirements and recommend updates to clinic processes and procedures 1Perform and review data entry and its preliminary evaluation 2Score sleep records according to Rechtschaffen and Kales and AASM, and review study protocol with subjects and document routine observations 3Designs and performs original molecular and cellular research. Manage and prepare data collection tools, blood samples plasma, RNA, DNA, lympho-cytes and other sample collection procedures; monitor field workMaintain patient database, log subjects in chronic experimental settingsEvaluates, tests and implements new processes, methodologies and tools for complex molecular and cellular testing and research. Prepare and analyze digital biological data acquired through computerized systemsPerform and review data entry and its preliminary evaluation Documents research findings and maintains accurate logs and records of all experimental activities and outcomes. Maintain stocks and order laboratory supplies and consumablesfunctional responsibilityProvides subject matter expertise to senior scientists and program executives. Score sleep records according to Rechtschaffen and Kales and AASM, and review study protocol with subjects and document routine observationsPrepares results of experimental findings for presentation and publication. Follow sleep study protocol, including study preparation, set-up, and monitoring patients in sleep study Perform polysomnographic recording PSG on patient population on demand and based on individual patient requirement Score sleep records according to Rechtschaffen and Kales and AASM, and review study protocol with subjects and document routine observations1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked WORK HOURSWeekly Hours FT: 30-40 hours per weekNumber of Hours 40SHIFT SCHEDULEOn-Call or Rotational Shifts No Teleworking Eligible Yes Nights Yes Holidays No Fixed Schedule No Does this position require enrollment in the NIH Biosurety Program? No Does this position have clinical responsibilities that involve direct patient care? Yes Will the individual be required to:Lift or carry more than 50 pounds Yes Lift or carry 25-50 pounds Yes Lift or carry less than 25 pounds Yes Push or pull more than 45 pounds Yes Push or pull 25 - 45 pounds Yes Reach above shoulder level Yes Push or pull less than 25 pounds Yes Use both hands Yes Stand or walk more than 25 of 30 min Yes Bend repeatedly No Kneel No Crawl No Climb No Have depth perception No Have correctable near vision No Distinguish basic colors No Operate a motor vehicle No Perform repetitive activities No Will the individual be working: Alone Yes Closely with others Yes Outside No In dust No In excessive heat No In excessive cold No In excessive noise No Shifts No Protracted or irregular hours No On slippery or uneven working surfaces No On ladders or scaffolding No Around machinery with moving parts No With hands in water No With solvents No Will the individual be in contact with any of the following: Asbestos No High noise levels No Small animals (fish, birds, rodents, etc.) No Large animals (cats, dogs, sheep, etc.) No Nonhuman primates (rhesus, cynos, etc.) No Nonhuman primate tissues No Human blood or other body fluids No Patients/human subjects Yes Lasers (Open or Closed) No Radiation No Will the individual have contact with any of the following: HIV-1 No HIV-2 No HTLV I/II No MMR Viruses No Rabies Virus No SIV No Toxoplasmosis No Varicella Virus No Orthopox Virus No Will the individual have contact with any of the following chemicals: Aerosols No Biological Inhalants No Corrosive Substances No Inorganic Dust and Powders No Insecti/Herbi/Pesticides No Other No Heavy Metals No Plastics No Petroleum Products No Solvents No Sensitizing Agents No Will the individual have contact with any of the following Tier 1 Select Agents: Hide section contents anthracis No Botulinum N-toxin No Ebola Virus No talarensis No Monkeypox virus No Ricin No Yersinia pestis No Other No Will the individual be required to wear the following Protective Equipment: Gloves Yes Face shields / goggles Yes Safety Glasses Yes Safety Shoes Yes Lab Coat No Ear plugs/muffs No Clean Room Uniform No Impervious suit No Disposable dust/surgical mask No Respirator No

Responsibilities:
Work products and documents related to performing polysomnographic recording (PSG) on demand, one or two nights per patient and based on individual patient requirements, including study preparation, set-up, and monitoring. - DailyWork products and documents related to facilitating and monitoring data collection tools, blood and other sample collection procedures; preparing blood samples; performing intricate procedures on biological specimens - DailyWork products and documents related to maintaining proper data specimens; maintaining patient database; logging subjects in chronic experimental settings; preparing and analyzing digital data. - Daily

Qualifications:
Minimum Education - PhDResume Max Pages - 15 ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONSCertifications & LicensesTraining in molecular biology, western blot, ELISA, iPSC differentiationSkills (Ranked By Priority)Medical laboratory experience.Experience in sleep study set-up and polysomnography recordings.1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those rankedSoftwareComputer skills to include MS Office Suite.Field of StudyMiscellaneous Health Medical ProfessionsMolecular BiologyGenetics
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