Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research Scientist to support the Immunology Program of the Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Department (VRDD), Infectious Diseases Directorate located at the Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Spring, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to VRDD. Responsible for initiating and carrying out research projects in collaboration with the research team.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of applicable complex scientific procedures and techniques; ability to analyze and interpret data; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to troubleshoot technical procedures; ability to work independently and supervise others.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: PhD in immunology, virology, microbiology, or related discipline.
Minimum Experience: 0 to 2 years related research experience; 2+ years of small animal handling experience.
Physical Capabilities: Work involves long periods of standing and handling of numerous chemicals.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Supervises technical support staff.
Work Environment: Laboratory environment; may require working evenings and weekends; may involve working with biohazardous materials.
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
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.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.