Job opportunity: Biological Science Technician

The following position is being offered at the Western Fisheries Research Center-Seattle, WA.

As a Biological Science Technician (Microbiology) in the Fish Health Section of the Western Fisheries Research Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Designs and completes laboratory experiments including the expression of recombinant proteins and characterizing immunological tools for freshwater fish.
  • Test fish immune responses by quantitative RTPCR and flow cytometric analyses.
  • Maintains complete experimental records, analyzes the data, and presents preliminary conclusions.
  • Trains other staff in microbiological and immunological techniques such as QPCR, Western blot and ELISA.
  • Prepares draft reports of work accomplished to be included in publications, reports, or presentations.

Salary: 43,900 (Step 01) to 57,113 (Step 10) plus benefits. Note: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

Job location: Western Fisheries Research Center located in Magnuson Park.

All interested applicants are encouraged to see the official posting on USAjobs ( Position will be advertised starting June 5th and closing on June 9th.

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