Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Frederick, MD, USA
May 22, 2020
Full time
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. With more than 2,000 employees, the FNLCR is responsible for pursuing translational and applied biomedical research that is unique from academia, the pharmaceutical industry, or other federal contractors. The selected candidate will join the Molecular Pharmacology Branch's (MPB) laboratory program, located at the NCI-Frederick campus, which is composed of four laboratories seeking to deliver new treatments for recalcitrant, rare, and neglected cancers through the discovery of novel targets and the evaluation of investigational therapeutics and new drug combinations using state-of-the-art approaches. POSITION DESCRIPTION The successful candidate will lead both the NCI60 and the High-throughput Screening Laboratories while making hands-on...
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Frederick, MD, USA
May 22, 2020
Full time
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNL) is sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by the prime contractor Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. FNL is responsible for pursuing a unique mission in translational and applied biomedical research that is unsuitable for academia, the pharmaceutical industry, or other federal contractors. This open position in Pharmacodynamics is ideally suited for a scientist who is more interested in applied Research & Development than in pursuing basic research knowledge. However, the candidate must possess the needed interest, skills and motivation for translating scholarly knowledge in multiple scientific fields (pharmacology & therapeutics, chemical biology, biochemistry, cell biology and cancer pathobiology) into clinically-useful, high-performance measurements of experimental drug mechanism of action that will enhance and accelerate clinical development of new therapeutics for...
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Frederick, MD, USA
May 22, 2020
Full time
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Clinical Pharmacodynamic Program (CPP) is responsible for identification of biomarkers of response to new targeted agents entering clinical trials in the Developmental Therapeutics Program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The scope of work includes assay design, development, validation, fitness for purpose testing, transfer and support of assays to internal and external clinical laboratories, and clinical specimen analysis when required. The Internal Quality Control (IQC) laboratory within the CPP program is responsible for maintaining an inventory, performing quality control testing, and distributing a large number of critical reagents and control materials to support the conduct of validated clinical pharmacodynamic assays across several technology platforms within a network of internal and external laboratories. KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES Perform incoming quality control testing on critical reagents for validated clinical pharmacodynamic...
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Frederick, MD, USA
May 21, 2020
Full time
The mission of Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) is to develop an enterprise-level, consolidated information technology infrastructure that provides exceptional IT capabilities to the Frederick National Labs for Cancer Research (NCI-Frederick/FNLCR) in support of basic, translational, and clinical cancer and AIDS research. The IT Operations Group (ITOG) is a part of Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) within Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. ITOG is responsible for computational servers, storage servers, virtual machine infrastructure, and the FNLCR network. ITOG focuses on implementing enterprise IT best practices in the areas of computational services, storage, backup, and archiving; batch and application support; server consolidation and virtualization; network infrastructure; unification of voice, teleconferencing, and video communication technologies; and improved infrastructure for collocation of dedicated servers. KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES The Information...
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Bethesda, MD, USA
May 19, 2020
Full time
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, and design, and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES Walks thru all support equipment spaces checking for malfunctioning machinery and taking corrective action as necessary Responds to scientific, animal area, and other equipment alarm conditions, taking corrective action as necessary Maintains a clear and concise log book of all activities occurring during the shift Calls responsible foreman on any major issues Determines need for assistance and calls-in necessary craftsmen Maintains radio contact with Protective Services This position is subject to 24-hour call in (rotating schedule) for emergency repairs Performs other related duties as assigned by a responsible authority. Identify potential...