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Job Description

 
JOB TITLE:               Research Support Specialist III (NHLBI)      Bethesda, MD
Summary:
Research Support Specialist III for the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) under the direction of the Molecular Hematopoiesis Section and Institute Veterinarians. The Research Specialist III must demonstrate a working knowledge of veterinary science and technology (e.g. first aid response, pharmacy and pharmacology, surgical support, treatment and examination), as well as have experience with a wide variety of laboratory animal species. The candidate should have a high level of technical expertise in anesthesia and surgical support, anesthesia monitoring, surgical (sterile prep and surgical scrub) preparation and surgical assistance. The ideal candidate will have experience in handling of nonhuman primates, and technical experience in using computers and computer software to conduct research studies. Other duties as assigned.
 
 
Requirements:
 
Candidate must have a M.S. or B.S. and a minimum of eight years’ experience in laboratory animal research environment.  The candidate will have a high level of technical expertise in anesthesia and surgical support with new and old-world nonhuman primates.  Candidates should have knowledge of operational principles behind techniques and procedures used.  Accurate data/ sample collection, accurate and timely record keeping, and data processing.  Critical thinking skills. Knowledge of math and statistics through education or demonstrated experience. Good English, oral and written, communication skills are required. Must be able to lift 40lbs to 60lbs, climb, stoop, bend, reach, and stand for prolonged periods.  Must be responsible and reliable to work independently when necessary and maintain harmonious client and team relationships.  Must be available to work early mornings, evenings and weekends when necessary.
 
Demonstrated working knowledge of computers and associated software (e.g., Microsoft Word and Excel, Matlab) is required.  Applicant must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license.  Preferred candidate to be certified at the AALAS LATG level. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Job ID: 
RSS3-49(NHLBI)
Location: 
Bethesda, MD

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