HJF is seeking a Biological Technician III / Lab Manager in support of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Malaria Biologics Branch. This position would support the Structural Biologics group in the areas of immunogen/biologics design, immunogen and antigen delivery, applied research supporting structural vaccinology, biologics and immune assays development, conducting animal studies and performing immune assays.
Education - MS or BS degree in the biological sciences Requirements - Technical knowledge and skills developing and conducting experiments in the area of molecular, biochemical assays, malaria parasite culture and parasitology. Knowledge of laboratory management, supplies ordering/procurement with training and use of the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS), Electronic Centralized Acquisition Tool (ECAT), and Medical Master Catalog (MMC) systems, Design and validation parameters for ELISA assay development and testing. c) Scientific: Ability to work independently in performing tasks listed: animal handling, mosquito challenge; operating equipment, develop and enter programs required for protein purification and immunological analysis and analyzing data. Ability to plan and execute tasks following specified timelines. d) Budget / Financial: Tracking of the budget is an important part of Laboratory management. e) Laboratory Planning: Develop a Laboratory experimental plan bringing together the information under the Task on projects, resources, timelines, monitoring and control. f) Ability to manage personnel: Positions requires person with demonstrated inter-personnel skills with ability to coordinate with multiple departments.
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