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  Title Microbiologist
Date posted 2009-06-02 03:13:49
Category Biology, Government
Job type Full-time
Salary range $7000 - $8000/month
Job description DUTIES: An experienced research microbiologist is required to plan, conduct, and evaluate research on the pathology of viral pathogens of interest to the military. Most of the work will be conducted under BSL-4 conditions. In this position there will be a requirement to initiate and conduct research utilizing animals and cell cultures, light and electron microscopy, and immunological techniques including flow cytometry, in situ hybridization, and polymerase chain reaction. Also required will be the ability to investigate animal models of human disease and assess the protective and deleterious effects of the immune response to the disease process. Extensive in-depth experience with the non-human primate animal models of viral hemorrhagic fevers is desired. LOCATION OF POSITION: USAMRIID, Division of Virology, Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5011 TYPE OF POSITION: Term Position (Not to Exceed 5 Years, with option to become PERMANENT POSITION) SALARY: DB-0403-03, Research Microbiologist, (salary range is $86,927 to $113,007 annually)
Qualification Ph.D in Microbiology, Immunology, Virology or other related specialty. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Five (5) years experience as a Post Doctoral Fellow in infectious disease research. • Experience working in BioSafety Level 3 and/or 4. • Experience writing animal use protocols. The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) is a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Medical Command. Our vision is to deliver the best medical solutions, for today and tomorrow, to enhance, protect and treat the war fighter for the Nation. To achieve that vision, USAMRMC employs military, civilian, and contractor personnel that are assigned to the headquarters and subordinate units. This position is located at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), which is a subordinate unit of USAMRMC. USAMRIID is the lead medical research laboratory for the U.S. Biological Defense Research Program. Fort Detrick is located within the boundaries of the city of Frederick, Maryland, which offers modern housing, schools, recreation areas, excellent utilities, and access to major metropolitan areas. Situated between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., Frederick County, Maryland adjoins Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
Education requirement Ph.D.
Company info US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious
Fort Detrick, MD
United States
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