|Job Title||Biological Assistant|
|Company Summary||All opportunities posted are ongoing.|
The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine
• Stipend Payments • Health Insurance • Inbound Relocation/Dislocation • Training & Travel
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.
APPLICATION Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.
GENERAL INFORMATION The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is typically for one year and may be renewed for up to four additional years based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend which is determined based upon level of education, training, and experience. Inbound travel and moving expenses are reimbursed according to established policies. Travel and other costs will also be reimbursed for training related to the project and approved by ORAU and the host installation. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through the ORAU for Postgraduate Internship participants.
Assist in the collection and processing of samples for microbiological, microscopic, molecular, and immunological analysis. Will assist in various laboratory procedures including mammalian cell culture and transfection; molecular biological techniques such as nucleic acid isolation, PCR, reverse transcription-PCR, and real-time PCR.
|Number of Openings||1|
|Degree Specialization||Biological Sciences, Cell Biology, Microbiology|
|Degree Required||Bachelor Degree Graduate|