Components of the online application are as follows:
Submitted documents must have all social security numbers, student identification numbers, and/or dates of birth removed (blanked out, blackened out, made illegible, etc.) prior to uploading into the application system.
If you have questions, send an email to Army-MRMC@orise.orau.gov. Please list the reference code of this opportunity in the subject line of the email.
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD) is the Department of Defense’s lead laboratory for medical chemical defense research. As a subordinate element of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), the institute conducts research for development of medical countermeasures to treat exposure to various chemical threat agents for protection of soldiers and civilians. Scientific disciplines at USAMRICD include, but are not limited to, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology, neuroscience, toxicology, physiology, psychology, and immunology. Visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/USAMRICD.
This appointment is a twelve month research appointment, with the possibility to be renewed for additional research periods. Appointments may be extended depending on funding availability, project assignment, program rules, and availability of the participant.
Participants will receive a stipend to be determined by MRICD. Other benefits may include the following:
Nature of Appointment
The participant will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DOD, or any other office or agency. Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.
While participants will not enter into an employment relationship with DOD or any other agency, this opportunity will require a suitability investigation/background investigation. Any offer made is considered tentative pending favorable outcome of the investigation.
Education: Associate's or Bachelor's degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, biology, toxicology, chemistry, or related field.
One or more of following skills or experience are preferred, but are NOT requirements: cell culturing, biochemical assay development, western blotting, GC-MS, flow cytometry, fluorescence imaging, confocal microscopy, animal handling and research, and/or physiological data collection and analysis hardware/software (Ponemah, FinePointe).