BRaD Biology Laboratory Technician II

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Field Location, MD
  • Posted 51 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
USD 52,700.00 - 92,200.00 per year
Full Time


Research and Development
Cell culture
Equipment maintenance
Flow cytometry
Time management
Attention to detail
Work ethic
Quality management
Life insurance
Value engineering
Quality control
Security clearance

Job Details

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Job Description:

Parsons is currently seeking a Biology Laboratory Technician Level II to join the Biologics Immunology Core within Biologics Research and Development at WRAIR.

A biology technician II level performs experiments to aid biological researchers in their duties and to assist with maintenance of laboratory supplies/equipment. A bachelor's degree in a biology-type field plus a minimum of two years practical research laboratory experience or a recent master's degree with a research laboratory component is required.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform experiments in support of laboratory projects and evaluate immune responses in samples from preclinical and clinical studies.
  • Laboratory bench work activities include, but are not limited to, lymphocyte isolation from whole blood, sample preparation/aliquoting, mammalian cell culture, and performing cellular assays (ELISpot, flow cytometric and/or cytokine detection using multiplex methods) with appropriate sterile techniques.
  • Accurate and timely documentation of research experiments in notebooks
  • Support general laboratory management, such as supply/reagent/chemical inventory maintenance, waste disposal, equipment maintenance/QC, and general laboratory maintenance/cleanliness, to include storage units such as refrigerators, freezers, and incubators.
  • Assist in maintaining sample and supply inventories.

Required Qualifications:
  • University Bachelor's degree in a related field (Biology degree preferred) and a minimum of two (2) years research laboratory experience or a recent Master's degree with a research laboratory component.
  • Knowledge of general laboratory sterile technique and mammalian cell culture.
  • Experience with techniques relevant to immunological response characterization (flow cytometry, cell stimulations for cytokine secretion, etc.)
  • Strong team player with excellent communication and strong inter-personal skills.
  • Good documentation abilities.
  • Desire to learn.
  • Systematic and organized approach to time management.
  • Detail-oriented work ethic.
  • Ability to adapt to a fluent work environment and changing priorities.

Desired but not required:
  • Background in assay development and optimization.
  • Capable of performing antibody assays (ELISA or Luminex, including isotyping and avidity assays).
  • Knowledge of quality systems and SOPs.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:
$52,700.00 - $92,200.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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