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Requisition Number 19-0074
Post Date 5/23/2019
Title Laboratory Scientist
City Baltimore
State MD
Description Individual selected will be subject to a background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information.

This position will be responsible for performing non-research molecular testing to rapidly identify and characterize potential pathogenic bacterial and viral threat agents. Ensures incoming biological samples are processed and triaged while maintaining chain of custody. Performs and interprets a variety of specialized tests for identification of specific pathogens. Prepares written and oral reports, answers questions, troubleshoots assays, and makes recommendations to the supervisor for inclusion in comprehensive reports. Properly maintains and safely operates equipment, including performing calibrations and adjustments, participates in cross training related to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies. Additionally, will be responsible for maintaining knowledge and skills related to position and program, and to carry out all procedures in accordance to proper handling and storage of various biological materials. Must be available 24/7/365 to respond in case of emergency. Rotating weekends and some holidays are required.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in microbiology, molecular biology, or related course work in biological sciences
• REQUIRES at least one year of laboratory bench experience, utilizing PCR, aseptic techniques and experience with biological assays.
• Laboratory training that is assigned or accompanies an associated course is not considered applicable training.
• Biological Safety Level (BSL)-3 experience desirable.

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