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QC Microbiology Analyst (req2080)

Company: Frederick National Laboratory
Location: Frederick
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:


The Vaccine Clinical Materials Program (VCMP), part of Leidos Biomedical Research at the Frederick National Lab, supports the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Vaccine Research Center (VRC). Its' mission is to advance preclinical and clinical research, product development, and manufacture of novel clinical-stage vaccines and biologics to address current and/or emerging infectious diseases of global significance (e.g., HIV-AIDS, Influenza, Ebola, Malaria, Novel Coronavirus, Tuberculosis). The VCMP is responsible for the operation of a Frederick MD -based pilot plant facility and is actively engaged in cGMP manufacture, testing, release, and supply of Phase I /II clinical products for investigational use in the US and globally.


The Quality Control Microbiology Analyst will:

  • Perform environmental monitoring and utility testing
  • Complete quality control laboratory functions
  • Operate lab equipment
  • Adhere to aseptic technique
  • Perform microscopic technique/cell counting
  • Perform wet chemistry testing
  • Be responsible for data documentation and technical writing

Work may be required on 2 nd or 3 rd shift and weekends as needed to support manufacturing activities


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in a related field Qualifying experience (4 years) in microbiology, biology or chemistry may be substituted for the required education. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • No experience required with a bachelor's degree
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • General knowledge of cGMP operations and BL2
  • Analytical equipment qualification
  • Use of electronic systems
  • Demonstrated ability to interface with Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Materials Management

  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizations

Keywords: Frederick National Laboratory, Frederick , QC Microbiology Analyst (req2080), Other , Frederick, Maryland

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