Assist in the development of and independently execute protocols for biomarker verification
Perform sample processing and experiments at BSL-2, BSL-3, and BSL-4
Perform next generation sequencing, Nanostring immunological and inflammatory panels, Luminex-based platforms, miRNA quantification
Conduct experiments for detection of etiologic agents within animal and clinical samples
Perform highly detailed clinical sample testing in support of priority BSL-2, BSL-3, and/or BSL-4 animal studies or human clinical sample surveillance studies
Perform laboratory work requiring expertise in small animal handling
Train new laboratory members in BSL-2, BSL-3, and/or BSL-4 in project-specific laboratory techniques and methods
Contribute to the collection, management, and analysis of Biomarker Data for assigned projects
Consolidate and analyze biomarker data in support of technical reports, presentations, and manuscripts
Present protocols and data generated at weekly meetings
Author, review, and revise Biomarker SOPs
Assist with preparation of technical reports and manuscripts for publication
Contribute to a Biomarker Quarter and Annual Reports for associate projects
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
This position will not have supervisory authority
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master's degree or the equivalent in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Biology, or a related field
Background in Pharmacology preferred
5+ years lab experience
US citizenship required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be experienced with both in vitro and in vivo studies with preferred experience in BSL-2, BSL-3, and/or BSL-4 biocontainment labs
Experience working with clinical and non-clinical samples required
Expertise in small animal handling preferred
Experience with Molecular diagnostic techniques, including the following:
Nanostring immunological and inflammatory panels
QIAgen EZ1, MagNA Pure, and manual column-based techniques
Next Generation Sequencing
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Multi-task in a high paced environment
Works well with others
Prior experience in BSL-2, BSL-3, and/or BSL-4 biocontainment labs preferred
Ability obtain and maintain BPRP status
Successfully pass a federal background check and a drug screen
Cherokee Federal employees are included as covered employees in U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14042, which mandates Covid vaccines for federal contractors. Executive Order 14042 is currently blocked from enforcement pending court proceedings. Therefore, Cherokee Federal is halting the application of the mandate; however, if the injunction is lifted, Cherokee Federal will restore administration of the vaccine requirement.
Work is conducted in a climate-controlled office or laboratory
Work in biocontainment laboratory with required personal protective equipment
Applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for participation in the BPRP
ABOUT THE TEAM
Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios - ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.
Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.
Why Cherokee Federal? Visit cherokee-federal.com to learn why you should join our team!
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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Posted Date : 2022-05-07
Job type : Full Time