Laboratory Technician 1

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Updated: December 21, 2017
Job ID: 213351
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

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HJF is seeking a Laboratory Technician to support the Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics (APG) Department at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences located in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to APG. Responsibilities of the incumbent are to perform laboratory procedures to assist supervisors with experiments and to provide support in various areas as needed.


1.  Will use tissue culture techniques to grow neuronal and skeletal muscle cells.

2.  Maintains accurate records; tabulates and organizes data.

3.  Uses computer for data analysis.

4.  Prepares tissue which includes embedding, staining, and cutting.

5.  Performs basic therapy experiments.

Job Specifications:

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Technical knowledge of scientific disciplines; knowledge of and skill in tissue culture technique and handling biological hazards and their safe use and disposal;

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: High School Graduate

Minimum Experience:  0 to 2 years experience

Physical Capabilities:  handles variety of chemicals; requires long periods of standing

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:  n/a

Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls:  n/a

Work Environment:  laboratory environment

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.