Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
Similar Jobs
View more jobs in Frederick, MD
View more jobs in Maryland
View Similar Jobs

Job Details

Scientist NCI

Company name

Frederick, MD

Apply for this job

11 hit(s)  


Frederick, MD 21702




The Strategic Scientific Initiatives and Partnerships Office is responsible for the development and management of a portfolio of exploratory projects that are inherently multidisciplinary that impact cancer research and treatment. One of the goals is to analyze the complex interactions in tumor cells and tissues and model systems, blending the best of new physics and engineering based advances with established technologies enabling new opportunities for deeper understanding of tumor biology and cancer progression. Using the latest tools in understanding human performance under stressful conditions can be used to understand and hopefully mitigate the toxic effects of cancer therapy for the patient.


The Scientist I will support a newly established High Content Tissue and Cellular Characterization Lab at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. The new facility will revolve around single cell analysis of circulating tumor cells utilizing a high-definition imaging system.

The successful candidate will be taking on a pivotal role in the set up and running of the new facility. Subsequent to training, the Scientist I will be expected to be skilled in single cell image analysis, and to further develop and implement this technology in different applications.

The Scientist I will be responsible for:

Setting up and technically validating a single cell analysis laboratory at FNLCR

The daily management and operation of the instrumentation

Establishing standardized operating procedures (SOP)

Assisting scientists in experimental design and setup

Data analysis



To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Possession of a PhD degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in Biomedical Science, Physical Science, Engineering, Health Care Informatics or related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education)

Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency

No experience required beyond the Doctorate degree requirements

Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance


Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

Expertise in handling and analyzing large data sets including imaging data, genomic, and digital histopathology

Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel

Familiar with usage of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Expected Competencies:

Experience in microscopy and image acquisition/analysis

Proficient with cell culture techniques

Experience with antibody assay development.

Experience with handling human blood samples.

Demonstrated ability to learn new techniques and troubleshoot assays

Leidos Overview:

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company info

Website :

Company Profile
We bring a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in national security, health, and infrastructure. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Similar Jobs:
Job Description Description: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION We are looking for a Bioinformatics/Scientist to provide dedicated bioinformatic support to the newly formed RNA Biology Laboratory in the Center for Cancer Research, National Ca...
Frederick, MD 21702 (map) Description: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Cancer Research Technology Program (CRTP) develops and implements emerging technology, cancer biology expertise and research capabilities to accomplish NCI research ob...
Location : Walkersville, MD
Job Description: At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, ...
By using Employment Crossing, I was able to find a job that I was qualified for and a place that I wanted to work at.
Madison Currin - Greenville, NC
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
ScientistCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
ScientistCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2018 ScientistCrossing - All rights reserved. 169