RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: The goal of our laboratory is to develop an effective HIV/AIDS vaccine. Research is conducted in human volunteers, rhesus macaque monkeys, and in cell cultures. This position will be responsible for the performance of basic to moderately complex experiments related to biological and molecular analysis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV). Molecular biology techniques such as DNA/RNA purification, PCR, and plasmid cloning will be used on a daily basis as will blood cell isolation and tissue culture.
Qualifications: Bachelor of science degree with training in biology, chemistry or related scientific disciplines and 0-1 year of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Reference Number: 40-25147
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research