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GAP Solutions Inc Animal Biologist (Mice) in Bethesda, Maryland

Position Objective: Provide services as an Animal Biologist in support of the overall functions of the Laboratory of Viral Diseases (LVD), Emerging Virus Immunity Unit (EVI) within the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform work and be comfortable with and handling small lab animals (mice).

  • Perform and handle work with BSL-2 pathogens and willingness to work with BSL-3 pathogens with appropriate training.

  • Perform infections and harvest tissues initially with a supervisor’s guidance and then independently.

  • Process collected tissues for downstream assays, including but not limited to tissue homogenization, tissue digestion and immunostaining, and RNA extraction, with appropriate guidance and training then independently.

  • Maintain a mouse colony including breeding, genotyping, and census of laboratory animals.

  • Establish protocols or instruction/SOP and maintain accurate experimental logs, with attention to detail.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in scientific discipline

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with non-technical and technical staff

  • Detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by this position.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

GAP Solutions provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job us at recruiting@gapsi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

GAP Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

This position is contingent upon contract award.

Requisition ID: 4087

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