Full-Time

Laboratory Technician

Posted on 5/22/2024

CDC Foundation

CDC Foundation

1,001-5,000 employees

Mobilizes resources for health protection missions

Social Impact

Mid

Atlanta, GA, USA

Requirements
  • B.S. degree in entomology, genetics, biology, public health, or related science
  • Laboratory experience in molecular techniques or the handling and rearing of insects preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated success as a team player
  • Ability to interact with individuals from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient use of different computer programs (Microsoft Office and lab analysis software)
Responsibilities
  • Maintain multiple live laboratory colonies of ticks
  • Handle and work with laboratory animals (rabbits) as needed for maintenance of tick colonies
  • Utilize techniques for sedation of various laboratory animals and collection of blood, serum, and tissue samples
  • Utilize morphological identification of tick species and dissection techniques
  • Prepare, coordinate, and distribute tick shipments to collaborators
  • Apply molecular techniques in support of laboratory objectives
  • Perform bioassays and experiments
  • Order materials needed for laboratory
  • Conduct general laboratory maintenance, including cleaning
  • Maintain thorough systematic records (paper and electronic) and related documents
  • Prepare reports as scheduled or requested by supervisor
  • Follow established biosafety protocols and procedures and attend necessary trainings
  • As required by the project, participate in limited travel
  • Other duties as assigned

The CDC Foundation facilitates a unique public health mission by addressing global health threats through the strategic mobilization of resources and advanced technological solutions. This organization stands out as a leader in managing health crises such as the COVID-19 and Ebola outbreaks, by fostering a collaborative environment with a focus on continuous improvement and deep commitment to public safety. Such a purpose-driven atmosphere not only fulfills critical global needs but also cultivates an inspiring and meaningful workplace.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Atlanta, Georgia

Founded

1992

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-4%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

-1%