Microbiology Research Technician
Clinical Research Management - Silver Spring, MD

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Growing and well-respected biomedical (clinical, basic and applied) research firm has openings at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). If you are passionate about research, and are looking for a firm that shares your passion, and provides competitive salaries with a strong benefits package, join the ClinicalRM team.

We are currently seeking a Microbiology Research Technician for the Silver Spring area.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a laboratory technician working under the supervision of a principal investigator or laboratory manager/ supervisor in performing laboratory procedure and experiments as required for the phenotypic and genotypic characterization of MDRO.
  • Perform experimental work including serological assays, chemical assays, genetic and molecular biology procedures, growth of solid and liquid cultures.
  • Perform routine laboratory duties required for the smooth and safe operation of laboratory such as maintaining a supply of clean glassware, properly disposing of hazardous biological and chemical waste, preparing reagents, and maintaining an inventory of laboratory chemicals.
  • Maintain a laboratory notebook in which accurate and complete records of laboratory work is maintained in accordance with accepted standards.
  • Follow laboratory SOP’s and specific written experimental protocols as well as oral instructions in performing assigned experimental work.
  • Submit reports and data summaries when applicable.
  • Comply with occupational health and safety standards and other applicable regulations and guidelines which may include medical surveillance.
  • Attend relevant seminars, scientific conferences, and meetings to the MRSN.
  • Participate in the development of research protocols and grant proposals and in the conduct of research related to MRSN activities.
  • Maintain a safe workplace ensuring that he/she is aware of and observes appropriate safety and occupational health rules and regulations. Employee is required to attend safety training relative to his/her position and report any infractions of safety procedures to the facility Safety Officer.
  • Performs light duties and other related duties as required and assigned.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in microbiology or molecular biology.
  • Multi-channel pipe heading
  • Real time PCR experience and regular polymerase chain reaction (PCR) experience
  • Knows their way around library (preparation for DNA sequencing, preferably Next Gen Ion)
  • Experienced in biofilm research and protein purification.
  • Must be able to work independently following a brief period of specific technical training.


  • Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Candidates for positions under ClinicalRM’s contracts with the Department of Defense (DoD) will be required to pass one or more background/security investigations conducted by the DoD, U.S. Army, or other Federal Government agency. Such investigations may include criminal records and credit history checks.

    ClinicalRM is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer

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