Parsons Corporation SCA - Medical Lab Technician in Silver Spring, Maryland

SCA - Medical Lab Technician


Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

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Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology

Biology Technician 1

A biology technician 1 level performs experiments to aid biological researchers in their duties and manages lab equipment. A bachelor's degree in a biology-type field is required, which will provide some hands-on training in addition to the classwork, training also occurs on the job.

We are currently seeking a Biology Laboratory Technician Level 1 to join our team. This is an entry level position and though some experience would be beneficial, applicants straight from University will be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

Perform experiments in line with laboratory activities such as evaluate immune responses from vaccinated animals, quantitation of proteins, protein isolation.

Assist with other laboratory activities; including small animal handling and serum sample collection, sample preparation, solution preparation, performance of antibody assays, such as ELISAs, isotyping and avidity assays.

Assist with general lab management to include waste disposal ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of the lab, fridges, freezers, and incubators.

Assist in maintaining laboratory sample and supply inventories

Required Qualifications:

•University Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Biology degree preferred)

Some hands on experience with basic laboratory techniques is preferred, such as in immunochemistry (ELISAs, western blotting).

•Molecular biology or some bacterial cell culture knowledge/experience would be advantageous

•Knowledge of general laboratory sterile technique is beneficial

•Team player with strong inter-personal skills and excellent communication abilities

•Good records keeping skills

•Willingness to learn, systematic approach to working and good attention to details

Desired but not required:

•Experience in working with quality systems and SOPs

•Experience in protein isolation from E.coli

•Small animal handling techniques

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.