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Research Associate I in Frederick, MD

Location: Frederick, MD
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Program Description

The AIDS Monitoring Laboratory (AML), located within the Clinical Services Program, is a state-of-the-art clinical research laboratory, which specializes in basic immunology and flow cytometry. The primary mission of the AML is to perform sequential studies of immune function in patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) disease or other emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases associated with immunologic dysfunction.


• Processing blood and body fluids from HIV-infected patients

• Documenting results

• Performing basic data analysis

• Performing quality control evaluations

• Monitoring equipment for optimum performance and basic instrument troubleshooting

• Maintaining essential laboratory supplies

• Operation of a BD Facs Lyric flow cytometer

• Immunophenotypic analysis of patient blood specimens

• Helping to complete and to maintain CLIA records

All work will be performed under Biosafety Level-2* conditions. Work may involve standing, walking, rapid mental/muscular coordination, good vision, working alone or closely with others. The use of personal protective equipment and strict adherence to safety protocols will be required.


• Possession of a Bachelor's degree in a biological, chemical, or physical science with courses in biological science, chemistry, and mathematics from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency..

  • Two (2) years of experience in addition to the educational requirements
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance



Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program

• Knowledge of flow cytometry but not required

• Hematology experience but not required

• Working knowledge of Windows-based computer operating systems

• Good communication skills

• Ability to function independently and as part of a laboratory team



Work may involve the use of potentially hazardous chemical or biological materials or may be located in areas where such materials are used.


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