Research Technician III - Bacteriophage Therapeutics (UZ-57C8E)

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Are you interested in making a move to a fast-paced work environment with a growing company making a global impact every day? Vysnova Partners, Inc. (Vysnova) is a program management firm that delivers professional and technical services worldwide to governmental and commercial clients. Vysnova staff manages programs and projects primarily within the Public Health, Government Acquisition and Training sectors. We work throughout in the U.S. and overseas including; Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East chiefly for governmental clients, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DOD), the General Services Administration (GSA), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).Currently, Vysnova is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Research Technician III - Bacteriophage Therapeutics for potential full-time work upon contract award for WRAIR.Client/Location: Silver Spring, MD Position-specific duties are as follows: Microbiology Research Technician IIIa. Performs laboratory studies in bacteriophage and bacterial pathogen projects, includingisolation, screening, virulence and propagation assays and/or methodologies.b. Performs studies on microbial pathogen projects under biosafety level 2 conditions and/orlaboratory animals based on specified procedures/regulations and general directions.c. Maintains accurate and appropriate research records including maintaining a laboratorynotebook compliant with standards of laboratory work (replicability) and with WRAIR/Armyregulations.d. Performs and supports genetic analysis techniques such as PFGE, SNP, VNTR, DNA sequencing, andPCR testing to support funded bacterial pathogen research projects including bacteriophageefforts.e. Cultures infectious agents for use in laboratory procedures. Prepares pure sterile DNAsamples from microbial agents in biosafety level 2 and 3 laboratories.f. Maintain a safe workplace ensuring that he/she is aware of and observes appropriate safetyand occupational health rules and regulations. The employee is required to complete safetytraining relative to his/her position and report any infractions of safety procedures to the CORand facility Safety Officer.g. Assist in preparation and proper execution of animal use protocols.h. Completes all required safety, biosafety, and security training classes.i. Obtain required annual occupational physical examinations and serologic tests and anyrequired security clearances for work in department laboratories.j. Specialized training in new methods and procedures, as needed. Staffing Eligibility / Qualifications Microbiology Research Technician IIIa. BS or BA degree in biology or related field and at least three (5) years previous experience asa laboratory technologist versed in the basic principles of sterile microbiological and tissueculture technique, and knowledge of operation of basic laboratory equipment.b. Experience in expert cultivation and manipulation of infectious bacterialpathogens, in basic laboratory molecular biology techniques for analyzing such pathogens, andin bacterial isolate/strain repository maintenance preferred.cb. Must have at least two years of laboratory experience with bacteriophage assays andmethodologies.c. Must have experience in BSL-2 environments and the ability to conduct safe work in thislaboratory environment.d. US Citizenship.Vysnova Partners Inc is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

9 days ago

Maryland, Maryland


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