Senior Immunologist
Clinical Research Management - Silver Spring, MD

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Growing and well-respected biomedical (clinical, basic and applied) research firm has openings at 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 Senior Immunologist for the Silver Spring, Maryland area.


  • The Senior Malaria Serology Laboratory Manager oversees all operational aspects of the MSL. They ensure smooth daily workflow by assigning tasks to and overseeing completion of sample analysis by technicians.

  • The Senior Malaria Serology Laboratory Manager also maintains their bench skills by assisting in assay development.

  • Sample and supply inventories are maintained and stocked by this individual to include management of the Malaria Vaccine Branch’s 21 CFR, Part 11 compliant electronic freezer inventory database.

  • This individual must have intimate knowledge of all assays in the malaria serology laboratory repertoire.

  • Join a highly professional team supporting several scientists at WRAIR and external collaborators conducting vaccine Development assays.

  • Participate in method development and optimization activities, writing SOPs, and establishing, reviewing, and updating QA/QC standards.

  • Evaluate, procure, and implement new state-of-the-art technologies that support the Vaccine development effort based on mission requirements

  • Improve and develop new ELISA, Immuno-fluorescent Antibody (IFA), and Avidity assays.

  • Provide consultation and technical input and feedback to Scientists on interpreting laboratory data

  • Author and co-author scientific papers that describe various assay development, principles, and implemented technologies

  • Participate, as appropriate, in weekly scientific meeting/discussions with the lab's PI and Branch's military leadership.


  • PhD with a minimum of 5 years experience in the research and development of vaccines and the analytical assay associated with them.

  • Candidate should have a publication record commensurate with their experience.

  • Must have experience in managing personnel and projects.

  • 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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    ClinicalRM is a Contract Research Organization supporting government and commercial clinical research for biologics, drugs, and devices.