Odyssey Systems is currently hiring a Research Technician II to join our dynamic and growing team at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Wound Infection Department (WID). WID will deliver specific, effective countermeasures for combat wounds pre-injury, at the point of injury, and post-injury. The Bacteriophage Therapeutics (BT) group focuses on studying Bacteriophage as a treatment for microbial pathogens of military relevance.
The candidate will perform a variety of laboratory procedures and be familiar with the field's concepts, practices, and techniques, including, but not limited to, microbiology, immunology, and molecular biology. The candidate will work as part of a scientific team to understand and resolve complex biological questions while contributing to product development by analyzing and interpreting data and presenting findings at meetings. Under the guidance of the BT head, the candidate will actively pursue the scientific objectives of the Branch and contribute significantly to the execution of required studies.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen
Clearance: Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
Education: B.S. in an appropriate discipline (e.g., biology, microbiology, immunology, and molecular biology)
Years’ experience: At least three (3) years of experience in microbiology and sterile tissue culture techniques.
Education: M.S. in an appropriate discipline (e.g., biology, microbiology, immunology, and molecular biology)
Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.
Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.
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