Medical Illustrator / Biomedical Visualization Specialist

(ID: 2024-4804)

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
Axle is seeking a Medical Illustrator / Biomedical Visualization Specialist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) supporting our work at the Visual and Medical Arts Unit (VMA) at Rocky Mountain Laboratories, located in Hamilton, Montana.  Visual and Medical Arts provides an extensive range of biomedical communication services including:

  • Illustration
  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Journal figure preparation
  • Scientific poster design
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Image colorizing and enhancing
  • Video editing and production
  • Display graphics
  • Graphic design for brochures, certificates, publications, and other visual graphics

Job Description:

  • Accurately depict scientific research discoveries using visualization methods.
  • Produce biomedical visualizations, medical illustrations, animations, and graphic designs for publication in scientific journals, professional videos, and multi-media platforms.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and other visual information specialists to translate broad scientific concepts into details required to design, produce, reproduce, and or display original visual products or materials.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or medical field
  • Master’s degree in Biomedical Visualization or Medical Illustration is desirable
  • Experience with biomedical visualization
  • Demonstrate superior command of Adobe After Effects and Maxon Cinema 4D animation software
  • Exhibit strong skills in Adobe Creative Cloud software suite
  • Familiarity with best practices in medical/scientific ethics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to learn photography skills
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Adaptive to changes in workflow and works effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliable and efficient
  • Independent thinker

 

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

Senior Clinical Research Advisor

(ID: 2024-4914)

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Senior Clinical Research Advisor to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
Axle is seeking a Senior Clinical Research Advisor to join our vibrant program team supporting the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI), Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program located in Bethesda, MD. The CTSA Program is the single largest research program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Through this program, the Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI) within NCATS invests annually to promote new methods and technologies that address bottlenecks and enhance the translational research pipeline to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients. Currently, more than 50 medical research institutions across the nation receive CTSA Program funding toward this mission.

The selected individual shall provide the DCI Director with senior-level scientific program support in accomplishing the CTSA goals and objectives.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Perform scientific program management support services virtually and/or onsite at the NIH in coordination with the DCI Director.
  • Apply expert knowledge and educational background in clinical research and translational medicine to support and coordinate vital activities executed by the DCI Trial Innovation Network (TIN), including surveillance of 50+ program hub award institutions.
  • Collaborate with NCATS and DCI to develop new TIN Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs).
  • Explore and contrast existing NIH funding mechanisms as potential formats.
  • Collaborate with DCI staff to gather data pertinent to the development of new TIN FOA(s).
  • Analyze data and identify gaps and opportunities.
  • Identify opportunities for synergy and collaboration with external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER), program, and review staff to obtain necessary information.
  • Establish and oversee DCI working groups to review and make recommendations regarding existing and new TIN FOA components.
  • Develop presentations and reports; develop metrics for strategic management of the TIN.
  • Support the administration of several large awards in the TIN program.
  • Contribute expertise and knowledge to DCI in support of its efforts to foster innovation and deliver national leadership in the growing area of clinical and translational science (CTS), which is a distinct research discipline.
  • Participate with DCI leadership in expanding its advocacy and sponsorship of initiatives related to excellence in data management and innovative approaches to the management and standardization of translational research data.
  • Assist in expanding DCI’s collaboration with other NIH Institutes/Centers (ICs) and the scientists they support, and foster efforts that strengthen communication among stakeholders across the clinical spectrum, including patients, industry, and regulators.

 
Qualifications:  

  • Medical degree from an accredited university.
  • Board certified and licensed in a medical-related field or D.D.S. in a state, territory or commonwealth of the United States or District of Columbia.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in clinical trial research.
  • Required prior involvement in clinical trials as an investigator or medical monitor.
  • Well-versed in multiple disciplines, including the broad application of information technology; interpretation of information from a wide variety of sources including biological sequences and molecules; potential research uses of electronic health records (EHR); and issues related to clinical studies, clinical trials, and rare diseases.
  • Familiar with National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) human subjects’ policies; Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and subject safety; and data sharing and confidentiality issues.
  • Familiar with specific NIH grant mechanisms (e.g. UM1, U24, etc.).
  • Expertise in clinical trials, basic research, management of large networks, and have regulatory experience.
  • Expert knowledge of clinical research and care in academic and/or community clinical settings.
  • Educational background and training in clinical medicine are paramount.
  • Experience in establishing and promoting a vision of innovation in the growing area of clinical and translational science is critical.
  • Demonstrated track record of applying translational science concepts to deliver innovative solutions to clinical research problems while working collaboratively and utilizing a consultative approach to problem solving and decision.

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Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

Bioinformatics Scientist

(ID: 2024-4853)

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Bioinformatics Scientist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Research Technologies Branch (RTB), Integrated Data Sciences Section (IDSS) in Bethesda, MD. 

 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
*Work remote*
 
Responsibilities:

  • Address bioinformatics, scientific computing, and data analysis needs of users within the Division of Intramural Research (DIR) at NIAID and their collaborators by lending expertise in the proper statistical design of biological experiments involving high-throughput genome-scale technologies, data mining and knowledge discovery techniques, automated workflow development, statistical and scientific experimental design consulting. Provide bioinformatics support to include somatic and germline variant calling and analysis, single-cell and bulk gene expression analysis, de novo assembly of genomes and transcriptomes, comparative genomics of model and non-model organisms, proteomics, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, and the development of high-throughput pipelines for the analysis of the above data modalities.
  • Provide programming and troubleshooting support to the Research Technologies Branch (RTB) of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and collaborating Institutes in the dissemination of research data. Perform computational data analysis on genomic and clinical research data. Work with staff on scientific programming and experimental design. Provide statistical support/analysis on research data. Contribute to and co-author scientific publications in leading peer-reviewed journals.
  • Contribute to the development of a scalable and flexible resource to provide NGS bioinformatics, structural biological and computational, machine learning data support to NIAID scientists and investigators. It is expected that the bioinformatics scientist will need strong skills in the following:
    • NGS analysis (whole-exome, whole-genome, RNA-seq, ChIP-Seq, both long- and short-read technologies, etc.) 
    • Statistical modeling
    • Scripting 
    • Biological interpretation

Specific Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security clearance
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field, Master’s or Ph.D. preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in bioinformatics
  • 2+ years of experience developing and maintaining production bioinformatics pipelines
  • Expert in two (2) of the following languages: Python, R, C/C++, sh/bash
  • Experience building images using one (1) of the following: Docker, Podman, Singularity/Apptainer
  • Expert in one (1) pipeline framework: Snakemake, Nextflow, CWL/WDL
  • Expertise building technical and user documentation for tools, pipelines, and applications
  • Experience building pipelines locally on-premise using available HPC infrastructure
  • Experience building pipelines/applications in the Cloud with AWS/GCP/Azure is a plus
  • Experience building applications using one (1) of the following frameworks is a plus: Django, Flask, RShiny, Electron, Flutter, React
  • Experience working in a laboratory setting is a plus but not required

 

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com