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HJF is seeking a Quality Assurance/Quality Control Associate to support the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI), a tri-service biomedical research laboratory and a major component of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) located in Bethesda, Maryland. AFRRI conducts research in the field of radiobiology and related matters essential to the operational and medical support of the U.S. Department of Defense and the military services. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to AFRRI and USU.
The Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) Associate will assist with all aspects of compliance associated with the Institute’s growing Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) program. Associate will also participate as a member of the Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) as well as assist in GLP program development, maintenance, and quality control.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum Education/training: BS in scientific discipline; Certification by the Society of Quality Assurance as a Registered Quality Assurance Professional in GLP or similar is preferred
Minimum Experience: 2-4 years of experience in GLP or other quality management system, with at least 1 year direct experience in quality assurance. Additional laboratory or operational experience preferred.
Physical Requirements: Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time. Must comply with the Institute’s occupational health and safety requirements and be able to perform work while wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) when needed.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: N/A
Work Environment: Office environment with some inspection duties in laboratories, the animal facility, and other functional areas.
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.