The McConnell Group, Inc
  • 11-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Tacoma, WA, USA
  • Full Time

The McConnell Group (TMG) is a Life Science company supporting biomedical, clinical, and scientific research projects for Government, Academia, and Commercial companies. We currently have the following contract opportunity available for a client at the Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA.

The general function of the Biological Science Laboratory Technician will be to provide experimental and technical support for clinical and translational research protocols using a variety of standardized and specialized laboratory procedures involving biobanking and a diverse array of biological research techniques and equipment platforms.

Education:

Minimum of a baccalaureate degree in a science-related background with 1-2 years of experience working in a research or clinical laboratory. Preferable with experience in bench-top molecular and cellular research techniques.

*Must be U.S. Citizen*

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  1. Minimum of a baccalaureate degree in a science-related background with 1-2 years experience working in a research or clinical laboratory. Preferable with experience in bench-top molecular and cellular research techniques.
  2. Provide technical assistance to ongoing human or animal research protocols; monitoring. experiments, observing, calculating, and recording results.
  3. Consult with research investigators to determine study needs (IRB requirements/compliance, patient consent forms, clinical and medical data collection, the establishment of timelines, ordering. supplies, preparation of sample biobanking, processing, and analysis needs) for IRB protocol submissions involving biobanking procedures and/or coordination with surgical/OR teams for sample collection.
  4. Develop and/or follow universally accepted procedures to collect, process, biobank, and analyze biological samples following pre-established protocols, SOPs, guidelines, and timelines in consultation with the study PI.
  5. Manage all collected samples, accounting for inventory accuracy, defined location, labeling, and software tracking of the samples.
  6. Assists in sample analysis including, but not limited to: immunoblotting, mass spectrometry, next-generation sequencing, quantitative PCR, histological, immunohistochemical and immunofluorescence staining, and microscopy.
  7. Assist investigators in developing an appropriate experimental design.
  8. Generate study-specific SOPs in consultation with specific study PI that includes sample-collection procedural SOPs, sample processing, sample analysis, clinical data, and data management SOPs.
  9. Assist with the setup, operation, and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment as assigned.
  10. Assist PIs and study personnel with ordering supplies and general laboratory maintenance.
  11. Maintain accurate records, including the input of experimental, medical, and clinical data into scientific databases.
  12. Must be enrolled in Madigan Army Medical Center occupational health surveillance program.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Compensation/Benefits:

TMG offers competitive pay and benefits packages including health insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and Paid Time Off (PTO); Education Assistance Plan (EAP); and 401(k)

The McConnell Group is an equal opportunity employer EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet

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