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Axle Informatics NIH-NIAID-VRC-Laboratory Technician in Bethesda, Maryland

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).


Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Laboratory Technician to join our vibrant team at Bethesda, MD.


  • Provide isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) according to GLP guidelines.

  • Support team members with tissue processing and assays as needed.

  • Operate a variety of laboratory instruments.

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Maintain accurate daily records of experiments.

  • Store, retrieve and ship specimens.

  • Handle cryopreserved specimens.

  • Keep daily records of experiments.

  • Prepare shipping documents.

Experience Required / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Immunology, Biology or related field.

  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time at a computer and/or biosafety cabinet; ability to move within the worksite and well as travel to other research sites.

  • Work is performed in a BSL 2 with 3 practices laboratory setting. Lab coats, safety glasses, gloves etc., required for some procedures will be provided by NIAID.


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • 10 Paid Federal holidays

  • Generous health coverage provided with no monthly premium to the employee

  • Generous vision and dental coverage provided with no monthly premium to the employee

  • Short and Long-Term Disability coverage (paid by company)

  • Basic Life and AD&D coverage (paid by company; option to purchase additional coverage)

  • 401(K) with significant company match & no vesting period

  • Competitive salaries with performance bonus opportunities

  • Discount plan for pet care, legal services, & identify theft protection

  • 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.

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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.

ID: 2020-1620

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Post End Date: 9/24/2020

Telecommute: No