Subject: Laboratory Technician II (214721) - APG
Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Laboratory Technician II to support Dr. Ander’s USU
Transforming Technology for the Warfighter (TTW) Award (APG-70-9762) within
the Department of Anatomy, Physiology & Genetics (APG) located at the
Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific,
technical and programmatic support services to APG.
Responsibilities are to perform laboratory procedures to assist supervisors
with experiments and to provide support in various areas as needed. Uses
judgement to define and resolve problems and make recommendations.
Assists with rat surgery, behavioral testing, functional analysis, euthanasia
and tissue dissection.
Maintains accurate records; tabulates and organizes data.
Uses computer for data analysis.
Prepares tissue for histology and immunohistochemistry which includes cutting
tissue on a cryostat and mounting tissue on slides.
Assists with electrophysiological recordings and ultrasound experiments.
Assists with laser irradiation treatments.
Sees that equipment is in good working order or is repaired as needed and
supplies are reordered as necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Technical knowledge of scientific
disciplines; knowledge of and skill in tissue culture technique and handling
biological hazards and their safe use and disposal.
Minimum Education: Associates degree in related scientific field.
Minimum Experience: 2 to 4 years of relevant experience.
Physical Capabilities: Handles a variety of chemicals; requires long periods
Work Environment: Laboratory environment.
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to
obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background
check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional
references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and
credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of
motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated
minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
Contact Person: Christine Saint-Amand
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
Website URL: https://careers.hjf.org/jobs/3873853-laboratory-technician-ii
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