CAMRIS International

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ANIMAL BIOLOGIST, NON-HUMAN PRIMATES

ANIMAL BIOLOGIST, NON-HUMAN PRIMATES

# of Openings 
11
Job Locations 
US-MD-Bethesda
US-MD-Baltimore
US-ND-Fargo
US-AZ-Phoenix
US-MD-Rockville
US-NC-Charleston
US-NC-Charlotte
Category 
Proposals
Type 
Contract (STTA Consultant)

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

 

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research. 

 

This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. Contingent on bid award.

 

CAMRIS is seeking exceptional candidates to provide scientific, technical, and other professional support services to assist the National Institutes of Health (NIH-- which is comprised of the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers) in meeting its operational objectives.

Responsibilities

 

Conducts/provides behavioral testing on non-human primates. Conducts MRI structural scans. Handles and trains non-human primates. Provides safe transportation of non-human primates. Performs histological processing of non-human primate tissue. Prepares/sterilizes surgical equipment and instruments. Performs surgical procedures on animals involved in research protocols.

Collects, maintains and organizes MRI imaging data.

 

May conduct:

Performs health surveillance and assessment of non-human primates. Provides training of new staff on the proper handling and testing of non-human primates. Provides solutions for any discrepancies with data. Provides input for new research protocols. Prepares scientific manuscripts and presents results at meetings and conferences.

 

Qualifications

1-5+ years of experience working with animals in a research setting.

 

Minimum Education:

 

Bachelor’s, Masters Ph. D. in Life Sciences or a related field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Five (5) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.