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SAIC is currently seeking Biological and/or Chemical Detection support with a background or experience in food, agricultural, and veterinary defense (FAVD) for Research and Development (R&D) efforts under Department Homeland Security Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (DHS CWMD). This position can be worked 100% remote nationwide.
The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in one or more of the following fields of study: animal science, veterinary science, pathogen diagnostics, biology, biophysics, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, or Select Agents and Toxins. The successful candidate will have biological subject matter expertise and be able to provide technical support with knowledge of methods for searching, collecting, and collating information. Duties and responsibilities include research and development as it relates to materiel solutions in support of the DHS mission, Program Management Office (PMO) support, interacting with government, academic, and private industry representatives, as well as National Laboratories and other SMEs, engineers, and support staff within CWMD.
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Newark, DE 19702
This position is for the Healthcare Diagnostics division.
Key aspects will likely include exposure or the ability to directly support the following objectives:
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, Preferred Education, Experience:
Additional relevant technical experiences may include:
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The Bioengineering Division is seeking a Senior Research Scientist to join a team developing cutting-edge biotechnological solutions for our Synthetic Biology R&D program area, working in a new and expanded 13,000 square foot BSL-2 laboratory in our Kendall Square location. The ideal candidate will be fluent in protein biochemistry, with background and experience working with various classes of proteins. This technical position requires bench work as well as collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to analyze experimental results, present findings, and brainstorm new ideas. The position also requires teamwork, tenacity and attention to detail. We offer an atmosphere that fosters innovation, a supportive team environment, intellectual freedom and creativity, and an emphasis on career development.
The Dartmouth Institute for Biomolecular Targeting (bioMT) is seeking an experienced staff member to join its Core Facilities (Molecular Tools Core and Molecular Interactions and Imaging Core). The successful applicant will possess knowledge and hands-on experience on the design, production, and biophysical characterization of recombinant proteins. The Protein Biochemist will employ high-throughput approaches for construct design and protein expression and develop purification workflows involving multiple chromatographic methods (e.g., AP, IEC, SEC). Previous experience with structural analysis (x-ray, or cryoEM) of proteins and/or in proteomics will be highly desirable. This person will actively contribute to and facilitate multidisciplinary research projects across the Dartmouth community. Other activities include but are not limited to, data collection and reporting, equipment maintenance, and training of bioMT investigators.
Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp
PhD or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Four+ years of relevant research experience or the equivalent work in a laboratory is highly desirable