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Biologist-Vaccine Scientist

Axle Informatics
North Bethesda, Maryland, US
Closing date
Feb 7, 2023

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Academic / Research
Informatics / GIS
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Axle Informatics is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). OverviewAxle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Biologist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center(VRC), Vaccine Production Program(VPP) ResponsibilitiesDevelop assays for virus vaccines, recombinant proteins and virus-like particles that may be used as clinical vaccine candidates.Develop for cGMP product characterization and release quantitative assays, including ELISA, indirect ELISA, Host Cell Protein ELISA, SDS-PAGE, BCA assay, and Endotoxin; experience with Neutralization assay and Viral Titer assays; instrumentation experience with HPLC (affinity chromatography), PCR, and Flow cytometry.Conduct or participate in projects within a specific area or field. Projects are assigned and are typically small or part of larger projects.Make observations, analyzes data, and interprets results.Present findings at internal meetings.Contribute to the preparation of manuscripts.Prepare precise technical reports summaries, protocols, quantitative analyses, and maintains appropriate documentation.Present findings at internal meetings and/or contribute to the preparation of manuscripts and patent applications.Use and apply standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in a limited area or field.Provide solutions to a variety of problems of diverse scope involving basic scientific principles.Develop new methods, technologies, and processes when necessary for project advancement.Experience Required / RequirementsA bachelor's degree in biology or a related science is required.Minimum of at least 7 years' experience in vaccine development work including Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) experience is required. Benefits100% Medical, Dental & Vision premium coverage for Employees Paid Time Off (Including Holidays) Employee Referral Bonus 401K Match Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities Flexible Spending Accounts:Healthcare (FSA)Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN) The diversity of Axle's employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment-based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: Email: Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual's assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

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