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HJF is seeking a Pathology Research Assistant II to support the Clinical Breast Care Project located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Clinical Breast Care Project.
The incumbent provides laboratory and administrative support to the professional staff of the Clinical Breast Care Project in the procurement and usage of tissue and blood samples collected under IRB approved protocols.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of anatomic pathology, breast cancer or related scientific discipline. Knowledge of and skill in handling biological hazards and their safe use and disposal. Working knowledge of Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel and Access a plus. Must be highly organized, have excellent communication skills and be able to work independently.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in related scientific field.
Minimum Experience: 2 or more years in pathology and/or experience as a research assistant with human use protocols.
Physical Capabilities: Requires long periods of standing and walking.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Must complete CITI training
Work Environment: Laboratory and office environment.
Background: US Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold Department of Defense issued Secret Clearance.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
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.