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Entry-level Recruiting Event at Gryphon Scientific, LLC
 
 Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Gryphon Scientific, 6930 Carroll Ave, Suite 810, Takoma Park, MD 20912
(Walking distance from the Takoma station on Metro’s red line)
 
Qualified applicants are asked to RVSP and bring a copy of their resume
(cover letter optional) to the event. RSVPs and questions about qualifications/eligibility
may be submitted to Ms. Natasha Dickson at [log in to unmask]
 
Gryphon Scientific is a small research and consulting firm composed of life scientists and engineers who apply rigorous scientific analysis to problems of homeland security and global health. Our areas of expertise include ensuring public safety and homeland security as the incidence of terrorism rises, emerging infectious diseases, aiding in the design of sound scientific policy, humanitarian assistance missions and disaster relief. 

Gryphon’s staff takes pride in tackling complex projects while maintaining a work-life balance and a laid-back corporate culture. As a fast-growing, small company we are able to recognize talented employees with rapid advancement.

Gryphon Scientific is now hiring for the following positions: 

RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Job Description:
·      Review professional journals and publications to extract and summarize information relevant to assigned research projects using internet-based search techniques
·      Draft report sections and charts for review by mid-level staff members
·      Apply specialized quantitative and/or qualitative analysis techniques
·      Conduct interviews to gather primary data
·      Participate in proposal preparation by compiling data needed to support proposal writing and assemble portions of the final document
·      On occasion, attend professional and client meetings with senior staff
·      Employee benefits include health, dental, disability, and life insurance, savings incentive match plan, IRA, Metro SmartBenefits, and flexible spending accounts
·      This is an entry-level, full-time position.
 
 
Requirements:
·      U.S. citizenship
·      B.A. or B.S. in one of the following disciplines: Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Biomedical Sciences, Neurology, or a related field
·      Ability to work independently
·      Excellent writing skills
·      GPA greater than 3.0 (out of 4.0).


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Job Description:
·      Review professional journals and publications to extract and summarize information relevant to projects
·      Perform research using internet-based search techniques, informational resources, and other research tools
·      Draw chemical structures
·      Carry out BLAST searches and data entry
·      This is a paid, part-time internship that does not offer employee benefits such as health insurance.
Requirements:
·      U.S. citizenship
·      Must be a rising senior working towards a B.A. or B.S. in one of the following disciplines: Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Biomedical Sciences, Neurology, or a related field
·      Ability to work independently
·      Excellent writing skills
·      GPA greater than 3.0 (out of 4.0).
 
Qualified applicants who are unable to attend this event may submit an application at www.gryphonscientific.com

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