Biologist at CAMRIS in Bethesda, Maryland

Posted in Other 2 days ago.





Job Description:

Overview


We are seeking a Biologist to support the National Institutes of Health's (NIH), world renowned National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Bethesda, MD. Our NIAID professional, technical, and scientific support personnel are part of a preeminent team focused on positively impacting millions of lives around the world with groundbreaking research. Candidates will work at a prominent, diverse and vibrant NIAID worksite to directly support exciting ongoing research activities as a contractor team member. Accelerate your career and apply below to help us make a difference.


CAMRIS International is a dynamic clinical research and international development firm that achieves innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. We combine our proven systems with today's most effective, evidence-based best practices. Our core practice areas include: clinical research; vaccine research, microbiology and infectious disease research, development and production; biodefense; global health security; and HIV/AIDS programs.


Our employees enjoy a diverse, collegial environment where individual contributions matter at all levels. At CAMRIS, you will notably improve the lives of people at home and abroad.


Responsibilities




  • Develop clinical vaccine or therapeutic candidates within the Vaccine Production Program (VPP) at the Vaccine Research Center. This may include development of viral vaccines, recombinant proteins and/or virus-like particles, or monoclonal antibodies.

  • Perform experimental investigations and documentation of cell line growth, optimization of cell culture/fermentation conditions, troubleshooting of cell culture/fermentation processes, tech transfer of processes to clinical manufacturing facility.

  • Capture process descriptions and results in lab notebooks, tech transfer documents and technical reports.

  • Independently set-up and operate bioreactors and other cell culture equipment required for development studies.

  • Perform most cell culture experimental studies.

  • Investigate and develop novel technologies to advance understanding of cell culture parameters toward improved process controls.

  • Serve as SME in setup and execution studies using automated parallel bioreactors (AMBR250).

  • Serve as SME with high-throughput UV/Vis and fluorescence spectroscopy using SpectraMax iD3.

  • Responsible for maintenance/upkeep, troubleshooting, and training on metabolite analyzers (NOVE FLEX2).

  • Participate in project and laboratory meetings, keep current with compliance obligations, and be responsible for maintenance of the laboratory and equipment.

  • Contribute results and studies for publication in peer reviewed journals.




Qualifications




  • Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering, or other life science is required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of related experience is required.



CAMRIS International LLC offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.CAMRIS.com . CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law.


Some positions or sites may require that the incumbent be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination may be required.


Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a Public Trust-level background check, a requirement for this position under an active federal contract. The background check process may include, but is not limited to the following: (1) contacting your professional references; (2) verification of previous employment, education and credentials; (3) a criminal background check; (4) use/abuse of federally-controlled substances; and (5) a department of motor vehicle check. Candidates must be prepared to fully-complete any required background check questionnaire during initial onboarding.



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