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The McConnell Group
Rockville, MD, United States

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Research Associate - Silver Springs, MD


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Job ID:

3578348

Location:

Silver Springs 

Job Category:

Biotech, Health Care, Research, Science
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States:

MD

Employment Type:

Full Time

Posted:

08.16.2017
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Job Description:

Research Associate

 
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Description

The McConnell Group (TMG) is a health science company that provides a comprehensive selection of professional and technical services and product design to enhance the success of companies in a rapidly changing market. We are a fast growing company and always looking for professional individuals to join our diverse and talented team of employees. Currently we have an opening for a full-time Research Associate located in Silver Springs, MD.

Key Responsibilities

Conduct bench research on Shigella (or other enteric pathogens) to include large scale production of purified proteins and LPS, immunogenicity, biochemistry and mechanisms of action of Shigella subunit vaccines or live Shigella vaccine candidates

Assist in the evaluation of Shigella vaccines in clinical and pre-clinical studies to include immunizing small animals, collecting blood, lymph nodes mucosal washes, and determining the immune response elicited after vaccination using cellular proliferation, antibody secreting cell (ASC), ELISA, and immunobead multiplexing assays

Assist in pre-clinical evaluation of prototype diagnostic devices for detection of Shigella and other enteric pathogens from complex biological matrices such as stool

Assist in the daily maintenance and operations of the lab to include media preparation, glassware and hazardous waste management, and administrative duties such as ordering supplies and periodic lab inventories

Establish and/or develop laboratory procedures and analyze and/or evaluate research data; participate in a cooperative effort to accomplish goals of the laboratory; maintains proficiency and expertise in the field of research

Job Requirements:

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, or related field required

1 year of research lab experience preferred

Professional knowledge of: theories, principles, methods, and techniques of immunology, cell biology, and microbial pathogenesis required

Proficient in Microsoft Office- specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint required

Proven ability to solve problems and execute plans required

Strong organizational and communication skills required

Compensation/Benefits

TMG offers comp. pay and benefits pkg. including health insurance; paid holidays, PTO; EAP; Education Assistance, 401(k) and College Savings Plan.

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