• ANIMAL BIOLOGIST

    Job Locations US-DC
    # of Openings
    8
    Category
    Proposals
    Type
    Contract (STTA Consultant)
  • 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. 

     

    CAMRIS is seeking exceptional candidates for the Animal Biologist positions. S/he will support the mission of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and The National Institutes of Health (NIH) by conducting and supporting basic, translational and clinical research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Montana.

    Responsibilities

    For Junior Level Roles, Duties Included:

    • Study the basic principles of animal life and the effects of varying environmental factors.
    • Conduct research and performs experiments on the selection and breeding of animals.
    • Select, devise, plan and execute the most appropriate experiments for analysis and interpretation of data, for developing strategies, for pursuing significant observances and for ensuring accuracy of data.
    • Maintain animal colonies.
    • Perform simple surgeries on animals.
    • Prepare and analyzes animal tissues.
    • Perform molecular biology techniques.
    • Analyze experimental data.
    • Perform immunohistochemistry on animal tissues.

      For Senior Level Roles, Duties Included: 

    • Study the basic principles of animal life and the effects of varying environmental factors.
    • Conduct research and performs experiments on the selection and breeding of animals.
    • Select, devise, plan and execute the most appropriate experiments for analysis and interpretation of data, for developing strategies, for pursuing significant observances and for ensuring accuracy of data.
    • Maintain animal colonies.
    • Perform simple surgeries on animals.
    • Prepare and analyzes animal tissues.
    • Perform molecular biology techniques.
    • Analyze experimental data.
    • Perform immunohistochemistry on animal tissues.
    • Edits and writes research papers and protocols.
    • Trains staff in performing specialized lab techniques.

    Qualifications

       For Junior Level Roles:

       

        Minimum Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences or other related discipline.

        Minimum Experience:

    • 2-4 years of experience working in Molecular Biology, Immunocytoche mistry, or a related field.

    • Demonstrate experience in performing surgical procedures with small animals.

       For Senior Level Roles:

     

      Minimum Education:

    • Master’s degree in Biological Sciences or other related discipline. Two (2) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Master’s degree.

      Minimum Experience:

    • 1-3+ years of experience working in Molecular Biology, Immunocytoche mistry, or a related field.
    • Demonstrate experience in performing surgical procedures with small animals.

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