Laboratory work in support of malaria vaccine pre-clinical, clinical, and field trials.
Performance of ELISA immunoassays according to established laboratory SOPs, including reagent preparation, data management and other technical support as needed.
Maintenance of Qualification status for appropriate ELISA immunoassays and the development of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) standards.
Participate in the trouble-shooting of existing ELISA immunoassays and the design, development, optimization, and validation of new ELISA immunoassays.
Provide to the COR an up-to-date, well-documented, neat laboratory notebook detailing experiments and results.
Organize and compile research results for publication and develop oral and written reports as required by the COR.
Provide assistance to CRM Headquarters as needed on job-related progress/technical reports.
Maintain a safe workplace ensuring that he/she is aware of and observes appropriate safety and occupational health rules and regulations. Attend safety training relative to his/her position and report any infractions of safety procedures to the appropriate Safety Officer.
Assist in the cataloguing of samples and maintaining of freezer logs.
Perform protocols for defibrination of serum samples to be used in ELISA immunoassays.
Act as lead in the design, development, optimization, validation and quality control of new mouse potency ELISA immunoassays.
Provide all job-related progress reports/technical reports as requested.
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.
BS/BA in biology or related field.
Prior experience as a technologist or technician.
Must be able to follow standard procedures in an immunology laboratory.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: knowledge of applicable highly complex scientific procedures and techniques relating to position.
Physical Capabilities: work may involve long periods of standing and handling of numerous chemicals and/or hazardous biological material.
Must be able to work independently following a brief period of specific technical training.