GAP Solutions, Inc.
 Hamilton, MT

Position Objective: Provide services as a Biologist in support of the overall functions of the Director of Intramural Research (DIR), Research Technology Branch (RTB) the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform protein- and whole transcriptome-based spatial profiling, work on spatial profiling projects, execute the sample processing pipeline in coordination with the RTB teams.
  • Provide support for project management and coordination between multiple groups in transdisciplinary scientific approaches.
  • Perform laboratory techniques such as light microscopy, genomics technology, and/or digital pathology as applied to biological systems.
  • Process and optimization immunolabelling conditions of formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded and/or fresh frozen (cryostat) tissues.
  • Provide support in a core facility, including providing consultations to investigators and assisting with experimental design.
  • Provide maintenance of commercial microscopes and/or sequencing instrumentation, including working closely with commercial vendors to troubleshoot issues with instrumentation.
  • Serve as POC and participate in joint meetings with other spatial profiling team members across NIAID, NCI, as well as commercial vendors.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Masters Degree (or Ph.D. not required).
  • Minimum of four (4) years of work experience.
  • Experience in spatial profiling techniques such as NanoString GeoMx DSP or 10X Visium would be an advantage but not required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team environment with co-workers.
  • Good record keeping and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with non-technical and technical staff.
  • Detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects

*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by this position.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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This position is contingent upon contract award.