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Biologist/Staff Scientist

National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Maryland
Position Description:
Who we are:
We are looking for a biologist/staff scientist!
 
We are a young international team, who relocated recently to the NIH from Switzerland. We work on Dendritic cells and on the transcriptional regulation of lineage commitment within the NIDCR (building 30). You can find more information on the “Immune Regulation Unit” on this link https://www.nidcr.nih.gov/research/conducted-at-nidcr/investigators/roxane-tussiwand-phd
 
Looking for:
We are seeking for a motivated biologist/Staff Scientist who has an immunology background. The candidate will be evaluated based on her/his background. Experience in tissue processing and mouse handling is valued but candidates with limited experience will be considered. NIH experience is desirable.
 
Your tasks:
  • Organize and maintain together with the group the research laboratory.
  • Work independently and together with the different team members.
  • The candidate will have her/his independent project and will be expected to lead and present it to the group and the scientific community.
All other tasks are shared among group members and include:
  • Oversee and maintain the mouse colony.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of the laboratory; order the necessary media, buffers, reagents, tissue samples,supplies, chemicals and equipment.
  • Organize and produce supernatants, antibodies and home-made reagents required by the laboratory.
  • Oversee and maintain the laboratory stocks.
  • Implement the laboratory procedures for cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology andmicrobiology.
  • Perform and maintain cell lines and long-term cell cultures.
  • Perform laboratory assays such as cloning, DNA and RNA extraction purification and sequencing as well as similartechniques.
  • Analyze experiments, determine and verify validity of the generated data, compare results across experiment and inreference to existing published data.
  • Present the results to the principal investigator and other scientific personnel interested in the project.
  • Anticipate future as well as current requirements for supplies and equipment as projects proceed.
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving of materials from and to outside sources.
  • Ensure laboratory compliance with applicable regulations, policies and guidelines.If you think you are the right person and would like to join the team please email me roxane.tussiwand@nih.govSelection for this position will be based solely on merit, with no discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities and individuals with disabilities. NIH provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. This position is subject to a background investigation. DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers.

To Apply:

If you think you are the right person, please send an email as a single PDF file including – CV; Research statement (Max 0.5 pages) to Roxane Tussiwand, PhD at roxane.tussiwand@nih.gov
 

 

Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, with no discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities and individuals with disabilities. NIH provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. This position is subject to a background investigation. DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers.