Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Life Scientist II to support the Naval Medical Research Unit - Dayton (NAMRU-D) located at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. HJF provide scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NAMRU-D.
Incumbent will support cell-based and animal research studies on environmental and occupational exposures in order to identify effects before health and operational performance are compromised in the warfighter. Cell-based studies include the use of in-vitro models, bacterial systems and molecular assays to address toxic effects and mechanisms. Animal studies may include, but are not limited to, exposures via gavage, in drinking water, in feed, intravenously, intraperitoneal, intratracheal, whole body inhalation, and nose-only inhalation.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of standard laboratory techniques; ability to follow general instructions; good communication and analytical skills. Toxicology research devices include, but are not limited to, various behavioral, physiologic and medical monitoring equipment, in vivo inhalation exposure systems, in vitro cell culture systems, analytical equipment for monitoring chemicals in animal tissues, and various exposure media (e.g., air, water, feed).
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: BA/BS or MA/MS degree in appropriate field of research, including but not limited to toxicology, biology, environmental health, biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, and biomedical sciences.
Minimum Experience: 4 to 6 years of laboratory experience.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting; handling various chemicals.
Security Clearance: U.S. Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance.
Work Environment: Office and laboratory environment.
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.