Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.
This full-time position is based on site in the Laboratory of Environmental Autoimmunity Group (EAG), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), NIH, Bethesda, Maryland. The laboratory is part of a clinical research program examining environmentally associated immune-mediated, systemic connective tissue disease. The candidate will support a biomedical research program studying immune-genetic risk factors and molecular mechanisms underlying and contributing to the development of these diseases.
The candidate is directly responsible for supporting a highly specialized laboratory research program requiring minimal supervision and guidance. The employee performs a variety of support processes associated with the generation and maintenance of a biorepository that can result in studies of the genetics, immunology, and molecular biology of environmentally associated immune-mediated diseases. In all areas, the candidate must identify problems arising in the course of collection, processing, storing, retrieving and sharing clinical biospecimens and related data, maintaining these biorepositories and linked databases and analyzing observations, and making appropriate modifications to these processes.
Laboratory Management and Other Duties:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
NOTICE: The work involves the frequent handling and processing of human blood products, fluids, and tissues potentially contaminated with bloodborne pathogens.
SSS is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discrimated against on the basis of disability.