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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.
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.