Post Doctoral Fellow (req2423)

Posted: 1/21/2022
Location: Frederick, MD
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Job ID: req2423

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Clinical Services Program's (CSP) primary mission is to perform sequential studies of immune function in patients with cancer, AIDS, chronic granulomatous disease or other diseases associated with immunologic dysfunction, as well as to monitor viral load in patients with HIV.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support research activities for a project that would focus the on the mechanism of long noncoding RNA on HIV replication
  • Design and implement protocols, as well as troubleshoot assays and experiments independently
  • Evaluate, analyze and compile data
  • Present data, write manuscripts and prepare reports
  • Remain current on literature and laboratory techniques

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university according the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • Must have strong scientific background in the area of Cell Biology and Immunology
  • Expertise in standard tissue culture and immunological techniques, including aseptic techniques, cell line maintenance, western-blot, ELISA, and PCR
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Expertise in working with lentiviruses
  • Prior experience in in-situ hybridization, confocal microscopy, and flow cytometry

JOB HAZARDS

  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to animal(s) and/or animal material(s)
  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizations