Research Scientist

Less than 5 years

Posted 267 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The incumbent will beresponsible for conducting andpublishing research. The incumbent will work within a multidisciplinary environment consisting of military, government, academic, andinternational collaborators.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts independent research and learns techniques required to conduct the research.
  2. Assists in designing, developing, executing, and implementing scientific research and/or products.
  3. Develops a thorough understanding of the scientific literature relating to the research topics.
  4. Collects and handles samples and keeps detailed inventory and records of experiments by maintaining up to date, clear, and accurate laboratory notebooks.
  5. Executes projects related to display-technology of antibodies, and vaccine candidates and derivative identification.
  6. Analyzes experimental data, applying relevant statistical and bioinformatic models.
  7. Presents data at scientific meetings and publishes original research in peer-reviewed journals.
  8. Assists with training laboratory staff and collaborates with labs within and outside of MHRP. 
  9. Follows all MHRP and WRAIR safety procedures and completes required training in a timely manner.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: PhD in immunology, oncology, molecular biology, or a related field including structural biology, with significant experience in display technology. Knowledge of appropriate scientific area; ability to analyze and interpret data. Experience and proficiency in antibody display library construction and screening, Experience with high throughput small scale protein expression and/or purification, engineering of therapeutic proteins and antibodies and antibody development, and/or FACs is a plus. Experience with project planning, implementation, and data analysis. Experience in presenting at scientific meetings and writing manuscripts for scientific journals.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Ph.D. in structural biology, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, biochemistry or related discipline.

Minimum Experience: >2 years of postdoctoral experience.

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