NHP (non-human primate) Animal Technician
Estimated: $33,000 – $49,000 a year
- Health insurance
- Vision insurance
- Dental insurance
Full Job Description
Piper Life Sciences is currently seeking a NHP (non-human primate) Animal Technician in Gaithersburg, MD to support a major area pre-clinical contract research organization in the development and testing of infectious disease vaccine candidates.
Responsibilities of the NHP (non-human primate) Animal Technician
- Lead efforts in viral inoculation, blood draws, IV infusion and other research-based techniques on non-human primates (NHP)
- Utilize laboratory facility to provide support to animal subjects and provide humane treatment of research animals
- Assist with other laboratory techniques such as animal necropsy or euthanasia, intubation and animal surgeries
Qualifications of the NHP (non-human primate) Animal Technician
- 1+ year experience working with mice, rats, pigs, guinea pigs, macaques, or non-human primates NHP (non-human primate experience preferred but not required)
- Experience in lieu of degree will work
Compensation for the NHP (non-human primate) Animal Technician
- Salary: Commensurate with experience
- Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
Outbreak Response Scientist
Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies – 3.4
Fort Detrick, MD
Estimated: $67,000 – $88,000 a year
- Life insurance
- Disability insurance
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Microsoft Excel
- Laboratory experience
- Clinical laboratory experience
- Communication skills
- Microsoft Word
- Bachelor’s degree
- Bachelor of Science
Full Job Description
Laulima Government Solutions, LLC is looking for a qualified Outbreak Response Scientist to provide leadership support services for the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Disease (NIAID) in a high containment facility in Fort Detrick, MD.
Description of Responsibilities:
Support activities for laboratory preparedness and response to outbreaks of high consequence viral pathogens in field settings.
Support research with refined animal models for biodefense agents and facilitate testing of human samples associated with naturally occurring outbreaks in the high containment environment.
Potentially participate in deployment rotations to international and domestic sites.
Assist with Ebola virus disease survivor surveillance and research activities in Africa.
Comply with the NIH Division of Occupational Health and Safety requirement for satisfactory completion of the Biosurety program and Select Agent program.
Play a role in ensuring that the Biosurety program promotes a security conscious culture.
Comply with the physical security, protection of the division’s property, protection of information, cyber security, agent protection, control and accountability, safe disposal and waste handling, and personal security guidelines set forth by the division’s Biosurety program.Degree/Education/Certification Requirements:
Minimum of a full 4-year course of study from an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelor of Science or higher degree.
Ability to work in BSL-4 setting
Required Skills and Experience:
3-5 years’ related experience
Must have prior laboratory experience, including running various assays (immunologic, virologic, molecular)
Experience in biochemistry or hematology.
Ability to obtain/maintain DoJ Security Risk Assessment (SRA) approval.
Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved Investigational New Drugs (IND) recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposure of biological agents
Must be willing to participate in periodic drug screening.
Must have the ability to obtain/maintain certification in Chemical Personnel Reliability Program and/or Biological Personnel Reliability Program.
Must have the ability to obtain/maintain CDC Select Agent Program approval.
Prior experience working in BSL-2 facilities, willingness to work BSL-3, and BSL-4 conditions. Able to wear respiratory protection.
Must be willing to travel once called upon for a month at a time on average.
Desired Skills and Experience:
Experience working effectively and respectfully with diverse groups in international settings.
Familiarity with the conduct of clinical laboratory diagnostics, including molecular, immunologic, and virologic testing.
Experience with viral Select Agents is highly desired.
Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) experience is preferred.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Basic understanding of laboratory information management systems (LIMS).
Demonstrate interpersonal, oral and written communication, and organizational skills.
Demonstrate ability to work independently, design experiments, and analyze data.
French language skills.
Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
Must be able to meet the requirements for Tier 3 level investigation.
Laulima Government Solutions, LLC is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries; a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. Laulima Government Solutions, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.
The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kūpono Government Services, and Kapili Services, Po`okela Solutions, Kīkaha Solutions, LLC, and Pololei Solutions, LLC. Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.
For additional information, please visit www.alakainafoundation.com
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