Biologist - NIH - VRC/VAMB

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


CAMRIS is a clinical and life sciences firm that realizes innovative solutions to challenges worldwide through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. We combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. Our core practice areas include HIV/AIDS, microbiology and infectious disease research, vaccine research, development and production, global health security, biodefense, and clinical research.


CAMRIS attracts the next generation of scientists to work at premier government research and development institutions with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, under world leaders in health research. Our exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, and life insurance. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing health and research organization dedicated to making the world a healthier place, please apply today!


We are seeking a Biologist to support the overall functions of the Virus Persistence and Dynamics Section at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 



  • Conduct research using the principles of basic molecular biology and high throughput sequencing
  • Perform tasks utilizing:
    o Nucleic acid extraction
    o PCR and reverse transcription PCR
    o Sequencing library preparation
    o Data analysis software, including Geneious or similar, used to generate multiple sequence alignments, analyze open reading frames, determine amino acid sequences, identify important mutations, and construct phylogenetic trees
  • Interact with scientists from other organizations or institutions involved in similar or related research projects.
  • Interact with students, post-doctoral fellows and non-doctoral research technicians on experimental design and laboratory-based methodologies.
  • Design experimental approaches to provide critical evaluation of scientific data.


  • Bachelor’s degree, M.S. preferred, in life science from an accredited college or university.
  • Must have at least 2 years of full-time laboratory experience obtained after or concurrent with undergraduate degree.

CAMRIS International, LLC offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law.


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