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Scientific Admin Support - McCright Lab

Midnight Sun Technologies
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Title: Scientific Admin Support
Location: Silver Spring, MD

Summary: The Scientific Admin will support the research program of FDAs Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Office of Tissue and Advanced Therapies, Division of Cellular and Gene Therapies.

  • Implement, plan, initiate and complete all experiments and protocols in the McCright Lab.
  • Perform, with technical independence, molecular biology techniques that include plasmid preparation, restriction enzyme digestion, PCR, and cell transfection.
  • Perform, with technical independence, immunocytochemistry, bioassays to quantify cell viability and cell function, and other general laboratory techniques associated with cell culture.
  • Perform, with technical independence, flow cytometry procedures such as instrument start up, cell staining for cell surface markers, sample acquisition, and data analysis.
  • Collect, record, organize, and analyze experimental data. Maintain data thoroughly and complete to be housed in government-owned records of experiments, following established standard operating procedures (SOPs). Additionally, all data in hard copy laboratory notebooks, as well as in electronic versions are to be made available and accessible to the Principal Investigator and other individuals in the laboratory.
  • Summarize achieved progress to be presented at Lab and Branch meetings as well as at research conferences. This information may need to be utilized as contribution to writing scientific publications for peer-reviewed journals.
  • Aid in general maintenance of laboratory space and equipment to ensure it is a safe and clean working environment.
  • Keep abreast of pertinent literature and incorporate appropriate concepts and techniques into research activities and experiments.
Required Skills:
  • BA or BS in biology, chemistry, microbiology or a related field.
  • Experience in molecular biology.
  • Experience in cell culture.
  • Experience in flow cytometry.
  • A MS in biology, chemistry, microbiology or a related field can be substituted for the experience requested above.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Work, PowerPoint).
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain an FDA security clearance.

Disclaimer: This is not to be an exclusive list of all responsibilities', duties, and skills required of the person in this job. KIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KIC considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, family responsibility, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran's status or any other legal protected status. Pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation, may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to KIC Shareholders and their Descendants. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here . Successful candidate must pass, comply and adhere to KIC's Drug and Alcohol policy/testing requirements and pass a thorough background check including fingerprinting.


Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-02-29

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Midnight Sun Technologies
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