Are you interested in making a move to a fast-paced work environment with a growing company making a global impact every day? Vysnova Partners, Inc. (Vysnova) is a program management firm that delivers professional and technical services worldwide to governmental and commercial clients. Vysnova staff manages programs and projects primarily within the Public Health, Government Acquisition and Training sectors. We work throughout in the U.S. and overseas including; Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East chiefly for governmental clients, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DOD), the General Services Administration (GSA), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Currently, Vysnova is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Research Assistant I for full-time work at our Naval Medical Research Center Infectious Disease.
Client/Location: Silver Spring,MD
- Uses independent judgment to
perform basic to advanced bacteriology and immunology procedures to
include pipetting, bacteriology isolation techniques, staining slides and
microscope work, tissue culture, flow cytometry, serological assays, and
molecular biology techniques.
- Assist with small and large
animal experimental procedures in accordance with Institutional Animal
Care and Use Committee approved protocols.
- Assist with research
experiments, procedures, tests and compile results for principal
- Independently provides
solutions to experimental questions and objectives.
- Set up, operate, modify and
maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus.
- Creates written lab reports,
data slides and scientific briefings in support of departmental briefings
and conference presentations.
- Performs required quality
control procedures for every test done and keeps a record in the
designated logbook or worksheet.
- Presents posters and attends
conferences on behalf of the department at both internal and external
- Performs other duties as
degree in Biology, Microbiology, Medical Technology or related field
environment – long periods of standing, handle variety of chemicals
research environment – animal handling responsibilities
Technical knowledge of
microbiology, immunology, and current research technologies and practices
Knowledge of laboratory equipment
and laboratory safety procedures
Skilled in the use of word
processing, spreadsheet, graphic, email software,
Skilled in the use of aseptic
Ability to plan and prioritize work
Ability to pipette, use
microscopes, and perform staining procedures
Ability to identify and distinguish
Ability to correctly transcribe
Ability to follow standard
Ability to interface with
investigators, vendors, research staff
Knowledge of and skill in tissue
culture technique and handling biological hazards and their safe use and
Requires Public Trust Clearance
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