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Research Associate, Flow Cytometry Technician (NCI)

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Job Number:
648604
Job Category:
Scientist / Research & Development
Location:
FREDERICK, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Public Trust
Description:

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Leidos Biomedical Research that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Leidos Biomedical Research.


The Research Associate, Flow Cytometry Technician, will be responsible for:

  • Flow cytometry analysis of Tcell activation
  • Antibody staining of flow cytometry samples for multi-color (8-16 markers) analysis
  • Operation of multicolor flow cytometer and acquiring flow data using the LSR2 or the BD Canto in the Flow Core and/or the AMNIS Image Cytometer in the PADIS group
  • Work with PD Scientists in planning and implementation of complex in vitro flow cytometry experiments

  • Ability to maintain electronic notebook records

Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

We will consider multiple levels for these openings.  To be considered for a Research Associate II, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education); Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • Five (5) years of related experience

To be considered for a Research Associate I, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education); Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • Two (2) years of related experience

Both levels must possess the following:

  • Experience with flow cytometry software and operation of multicolor flow cytometers
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience with cell culture particularly with tumor cell lines and/or T cells and PBMC's is desirable

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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