Biologist

(ID: 2024-4877)

Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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).
 
Overview
Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Biologist  to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC), NonHuman Primate Immunogenecity Section.

Responsibilities

  • Perform isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) according to GLP guidelines.
  • Support team members with tissue processing and assays as needed.
  • Prepare media and other reagents.
  • Cryopreserve, store, retrieve, and ship specimens.
  • Operate a variety of laboratory instruments including cell counters, centrifuges, controlled rate
  • freezers, and liquid nitrogen freezers.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Prepare shipping documents.
  • Maintain accurate, daily records of experiments.
  • Plan and conduct complex experiments independently including:
    • Antibody titrations
    • Intracellular cytokine staining
    • B cell probe staining
    • Immunophenotyping
  • Perform QC on flow cytometers and acquire samples using DIVA software.
  • Conduct data analysis, prepare figures for publication, and present at lab meetings.
  • Train laboratory personnel on cell isolation protocols, FreezerWorks software, Cellaca cell
  • counter, shipping, controlled rate freezers and assays
     

Experience Required / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Immunology, Biology, or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) year of related experience is required.
  • Immunology and flow cytometry experience is highly desired.

Benefits

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision premium coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
 
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 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
  
Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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 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

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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.

Management Analyst

(ID: 2024-5341)

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
Management Analyst to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) located in Rockville, 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)

Overall Position Summary and Objectives

To provide program operations support for the Office of the Director of the Therapeutics Research Program.

Deliverables:

  • Work products and documents related to coordinating a wide range of logistical activities supporting TRP operations/work products and documents related to assisting in the collection, compilation, and distribution of relevant scientific literature and related to the development and distribution of meeting materials (agendas, summaries, and minutes) for a variety of programmatic meetings. – Ad-Hoc

Work Details:

  • Receives meeting requests and schedules as appropriate. 1
  • Coordinate travel packages for the TRP Office of the Director (OD) personnel. 2
  • Provide meeting coordination for TRP events (e.g., recurring internal staff meetings, applicable workshops, seminars, guest speakers, and other related meetings); reserve meeting space and equipment; and prepare and distribute agendas and meeting summaries or minutes as appropriate. 3
  • Assist in TRP-OD portfolio tracking. 4
  • Manage and maintain the calendars for TRP Office of the Director (OD) personnel (Director, Deputy Director,
  • Associate Director, Program Manager), actively understanding priorities and proactively resolving meeting conflicts.
  • Respond to requests from senior officials and staff for information from multiple sources; coordinate and assemble data to respond to inquiries from senior management.
  • Coordinate all activities for interviews related to new job applicants in TRP.
  • Prepare and distribute documents and reference materials for meetings that include recording key minutes, discussion decisions, and action items from meetings organized by TRP OD as requested; and centrally store documents.
  • Develop and maintain SharePoint portal sites for TRP; log attendance at SharePoint trainings.
  • Assist in the collection, compilation, and distribution of relevant scientific literature.
  • Assist federal staff with the creation and updates to TRP Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Serve as backup/alternate coordinator for the Clinical Science Review Committee (CSRC) meetings.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents
priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is
lowest priority of those ranked

Minimum Education

Bachelor

Additional Qualifications:

Certifications & Licenses:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Related Field
 
Field of Study:
  • Business Management and Administration
 
Software:
  • MS Office
  • SharePoint
 
Skills:
  • Excellent Written and Communication Skills
  • Meeting Minutes/Summary Reports
  • Executive-Level Support
  • Meeting Coordination
  • Travel Planning

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

Scientific Program Manager

(ID: 2024-5324)

Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
Overview
Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Scientific Program Manager to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), OSMO/ Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO).

Technical Requirements:

  • Provide technical and scientific writing/editing support.
  • Develop and implement plans and materials to be used both internally and externally to communicate about technologies available for licensing and partnering and technology transfer success stories.
  • Write for scientific and business journals about technology transfer activities including technologies available for partnering and licensing and successes associated with the transfer of technologies from the NIAID and the CDC to the commercial sector resulting in public health benefits.
  • Prepare articles for newsletters about technology transfer topics targeted at scientific business development officials and researchers and others.
  • Develop slide presentations and posters for annual and other meetings of professional societies related to technology transfer.
  • Draft award nominations about technology transfer successful stories and coordinate review and submission to professional societies.
  • Work with NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations (OCGR) on expanding the range of technology transfer related publications on various traditional and digital platforms.
  • Assist with strategic planning and compiling background reference materials.
  • Develop writing plans for NIAID Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO), including assistance in the preparation of papers and reports, for example, collect and extract data, assemble reference materials, summarize key points, prepare figures and tables, assist in writing and proofreading, and maintain interactions with publishers.
  • Prepare new content for NIAID newsletter and NIH Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) newsletter.
  • Prepare new content for NIAID TTIPO annual reports and NIH annual reports.
  • Prepare new content and coordinate edits/updates to existing content on TTIPO websites.
  • Assist with materials development and dissemination.
  • Prepare new technology transfer related materials and NIAID partnership resource information for use by TTIPO, including materials for placement on TTIPO’s internet site and materials for conference kiosks.
  • Support TTIPO staff and inventors to develop webinars or short videos to advertise NIAID inventions.
  • Assist TTIPO staff in their invention commercialization efforts by shaping technology transfer –related narratives in a business-friendly way.
  • Develop and maintain responses to media and congressional enquiries relating to TTIPO’s activities and work as TTIPO’s communications point of contact with NIAID OCGR.
  • Provide support for collaborations.
  • Expand trans-NIAID, NIH, and other agency cooperation and collaboration for the development of NIAID’s intramural inventions.
  • Develop TTIPO social media communication and outreach plans, develop content for social media outlets.
  • Use and maintain accounts on behalf of TTIPO on various social media communication forums like twitter, LinkedIn, TTIPO website and others.

Specific Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of specialized experience in technical writing in plain language plus a Masters degree in Biology, Life Sciences, or other related discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Scientific business communications experience.
  • Minimum one year of experience in a business environment conducting web-based marketing, social media outreach.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Working knowledge of and the ability to use various programs such as SharePoint, Teams; experience with databases in order to quickly master training to access, input and retrieve documents and information from NIH’s Enterprise Technology Transfer system (ETT).
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and time management skills.
  • Individuals who have a strong grasp and understanding of scientific literature and are able to write promotional material about complex scientific and technical matters in plain language for a variety of non-scientific audiences in an accurate and interesting manner is required.
 

 

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 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

Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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.

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Scientist

(ID: 2024-5329)

Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

Overview:

Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Scientist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC), Vaccine Immunology Program (VIP).  

 

Technical Requirements: 

  • Perform a wide range of molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA analysis, DNA/RNA isolation, DNA/RNA purification, and DNA/RNA next generation sequencing (Illumina).
  • Perform single cell RNAseq through SMARTseq and 10X Genomics applications. 
  • Perform next generation sequencing (Illumina). 
  • Design and implement improved methods to existing standard next generation sequencing protocols. 
  • Maintain and operate workstation robots to increase experimental throughput. 
  • Calibrate and operate a variety of laboratory instruments and follow SOP’s to perform tests, analysis, and other procedures. 
  • Perform high level next generation DNA/RNA sequencing data analysis using various bioinformatic tools including Cell Ranger, Seurat, etc. 
  • Produce high quality scientific data and analysis consistently. 
  • Work with staff to plan technical aspects of sequencing projects by suggesting innovative methods and approaches. 
  • Work with staff to develop and optimize assays for diverse new projects. 
  • Collaborate with scientists from other organizations or institutions involved in similar or related research projects. 
  • Maintain accurate, daily records of experiments. 
  • Contribute to pipeline management for the Vaccine Immunology Program. 
  • Prepare presentations for internal data review and for external audiences. 
  • Produce written methodologies for publications. 
  • Assist with the development and monitoring of QC metrics for sequencing data, suggest and implement methodological changes as needed based on QC metrics. 
  • Coordinate sequencing projects once they are initiated by determining costs and acceptable timelines and providing frequent updates for these collaborations with the Federal Task Leader. 

 

Specific Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. degree in Biology, Life Sciences, or a related discipline. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Five (5) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. 
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in biology or a related field including cell and molecular biology, immunology, and/or next generation sequencing. 
  • Demonstrates experience working in a laboratory environment. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of maintaining accurate and detailed records. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of proper laboratory disposal methods and safety procedures. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of budget management for various projects. 
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice. 

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 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

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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.

Project Manager

(ID: 2024-5323)

Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
Overview
Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Project Manager to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID), Office of Clinical Research Affairs (OCRA).

Technical Requirements:

  • Provide quality management support for Division clinical research activities.
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and oversite of a clinical quality management system in NIAID – inclusive of document management, issue management, CAPA development, and quality assurance (QA) activities.
  • Advance the writing of documents as part of the quality management system (SOPs, policies, audit reports, etc.), by both actively leading the development of documents and facilitating working groups to collaborate and write documents.
  • Support the development and implementation of the Division’s electronic Quality Management System (eQMS).
  • Stay current with changes to current industry standards and applicable regulations for quality in clinical research.
  • Lead the oversight and management of quality assurance including investigator site audits, internal audits, and clinical vendors/CROs audits with guidance from management. This includes the development and/or review of tools including audit agendas, audit plans, audit reports, and CAPA’s for internal & external audits.
  • Participate in preparations for regulatory inspections, which may include reviewing inspection readiness plans, mock inspections, and risk-based management of program inspection quality events.
  • Assist in resolving compliance issues at clinical sites, clinical vendors, and contracted research facilities; and provide assessment of the impact of any deficiencies.
  • Review, track and/or trend routine quality data.
  • Report adverse trends to management with proposed remediation plan.
  • Coordinate the development of various QA related metric reports.
  • Work with other groups in DMID that are funding, overseeing, and implementing clinical research to understand how clinical research is supported by DMID.
  • Based on understanding of Division Operations, look for ways to standardize processes in order to improve quality and/or facilitate efficiency.

Specific Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in clinical research or a related field.
  • Experience in establishing and managing quality management systems for clinical research for IND sponsors (e.g. in pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, or government sponsors).
  • Working knowledge of the quality management cycle and corrective Action/Prevention Action (CAPA) processes.
  • Experience with US and international Good Clinical Practice (GCP), guidance documents, and industry best practice in all areas of a GxP environment.
  • Knowledge of electronic clinical quality management systems such as Master Control is preferred.
  • Experience in regulatory inspections from the US FDA or similar government regulatory authorities is preferred.
  • Experience conducting or overseeing audits is preferred.
  • Experience working at a clinical research site is preferred.
  • Experience in the NIH or other government agency is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written; and across functions internally and external.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and deliver tasks & projects according to pre-defined deliverables.
  • Ability to effectively build and maintain relationships with multiple departments and external entities (e.g., Investigator sites, clinical Vendors/CROs) in order to effectively solve problems.
  • Excellent multi-tasking, analytical, organizational and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, identify root cause and systematically resolve problems.
  • Ability to produce high-quality work on complex problems with cross-functional involvement.
  • Proficient in Window based software to include Excel, Word.
 

 

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 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

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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.

Project Manager

(ID: 2024-5327)

Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
Overview
Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Project Manager to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Office of the Director (OD), Human Capital Automation Branch (HCAB), OSMO / OWER, Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO).

Technical Requirements:

  • Manage meeting logistics to include working with partners to identify project team members; scheduling; taking meeting minutes and distributing meeting recap communications; and tracking the completion of action items.
  • Support internal HCAB operations to include updating and maintaining internal OWER/HCAB repositories and systems (i.e., OWER project tracking system, HCAB SharePoint site, etc,. 
  • Support external customer facing HCAB operations: o Support the triaging of HCAB Tier I helpdesk tickets.
    • Complete user access updates, as well as the updating of data and role assignments in the NIH Employee Assignment Registry (NEAR).
    • Research NIH and NIAID HR policy, coordinate with SMEs, and review requirements to inform HCAB on how best to diagnose and respond to user inquiries.
    • Interface with users to help them through the completion of standard actions in HCAB systems.
    • Update ticket tracking systems (e.g., ServiceNow) as applicable
  • Support HCAB reoccurring system usage audits
    • Export, cleanse, assemble data; run standard pivot tables to generate defined usage metrics; assist HCAB leads in communicating action items to users as needed.
    • As assigned, collect feedback on HCAB systems from our customers and stakeholders, reporting findings to designated HCAB lead.
    • Research and analyze NIH and NIAID policy and process to support HCAB in the development of new automated solutions, as well as the enhancement of existing solutions.
    • Participate in and support system user acceptance testing (UAT) and related activities (i.e., evaluating/prioritizing/consolidating tester feedback, etc.).

Specific Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of experience in a related field is required.
  • Advanced knowledge and application Microsoft Office Suite SharePoint, Excel, Word, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • No prerequisite knowledge of NIAID-specific systems required; however, candidates should have experience in the support of HR/human capital systems from the business perspective.
  • Experience in gathering and organizing data from multiple sources in logical and/or practical ways to support retrieval and manipulation.
 

 

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 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

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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.

Biologist

(ID: 2024-5325)

Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
Overview
Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Biologist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Program (VRC) / Vaccine Immunology Program (VIP).

Technical Requirements:

  • Support the automated clinical testing team by authoring standard operating procedures, clinical trial plans and reports, and related testing documentation.
  • Develop and program process flows on liquid handlers such as the Biomek i7 and Hamilton Vantage.
  • Maintain program readiness by coordinating program development, testing schedules, critical reagent inventories, and test record preparation.
  • Monitor and assess the status of Vaccine Immunology Program projects through study lifecycle, including deadlines and other benchmarks to ensure that VRC activities are meeting stipulated obligations.
  • Apply technical knowledge to guide project decisions.
  • Respond to requests from senior staff to accommodate changes in testing parameters, study designs, and previously established automation programs.
  • Liaise with the core elements of the Vaccine Immunology Program analytical clinical testing laboratories for the provision of resources: funding, analytical reagents, method optimization and novel assay development suitable to vaccines and biologics.
  • Serve as a representative of the Vaccine Immunology Program on project teams clinical trial discussions for the VRC.
  • Anticipate major problems and recognizes future program needs to accomplish clinical trial deliverables.

Specific Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in a biology-related discipline.
  • Previous experience with automations or programming equipment in a laboratory testing environment, namely of automated liquid handlers.
  • Experience in authoring SOPs and technical documentation.
  • Experience performing IQ-OQ-PQ of computer systems is a plus.
  • Familiarity with immunoassays, including immunogenicity, anti-drug antibody, and neutralization assays.
  • Experience managing aspects of clinical trial implementation and testing is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functioning teams.
  • Self-motivated and can work independently.
  • Attention to detail for high quality outcomes.
  • High organizational and communication skills.
  • Data analysis and use of analytical software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft work, PowerPoint, Prism and Excel.
 

 

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 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

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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.

Data Manager

(ID: 2023-4164)

Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
 
Overview
Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Data Manager  to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Office of the Director (OD), Office of Science Management and Operations (OSMO) (OSMO),Technology Transfer and Intellectual property Office (TTIPO).

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement plans and materials to be used both internally and externally to communicate about technologies available for licensing and partnering and technology transfer success stories.
  • Write for scientific and business journals about technology transfer activities including technologies available for partnering and licensing and successes associated with the transfer of technologies from the NIAID and the CDC to the commercial sector resulting in public health benefits.
  • Prepare articles for newsletters about technology transfer topics targeted at scientific business development officials and researchers and others.
  • Develop slide presentations and posters for annual and other meetings of professional societies related to technology transfer.
  • Draft award nominations about technology transfer successful stories and coordinate review and submission to professional societies.
  • Work with NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations (OCGR) on expanding the range of technology transfer related publications on various traditional and digital platforms.
  • Develop writing plans for NIAID Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO), including assistance in the preparation of papers and reports, collect and extract data, assemble reference materials, summarize key points, prepare figures and tables, assist in writing and proofreading, and maintain interactions with publishers.
  • Prepare new content for NIAID newsletter and NIH Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) newsletter.
  • Prepare new content for NIAID TTIPO annual reports and NIH annual reports.
  • Prepare new content and coordinate edits/updates to existing content on TTIPO websites.
  • Prepare new technology transfer related materials and NIAID partnership resource information for use by TTIPO, including materials for placement on TTIPO’s internet site and materials for conference kiosks. Support TTIPO staff and inventors to develop webinars or short videos to advertise NIAID inventions. Assist TTIPO staff in their invention commercialization efforts by shaping technology transfer –related narratives in a business-friendly way. Develop and maintain responses to media and congressional enquiries relating to TTIPO’s activities and work as TTIPO’s communications point of contact with NIAID OCGR.
  • Expand trans-NIAID, NIH, and other agency cooperation and collaboration for the development of NIAID’s intramural inventions. Develop TTIPO social media communication and outreach plans, develop content for social media outlets. Use and maintain accounts on behalf of TTIPO on various social media communication forums like twitter, LinkedIn, TTIPO website and others.

Experience Required / Requirements

  • Two (2) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree in Biology, Life Sciences, Business, Communications, or other related discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of project management experience and expertise.
  • Minimum one year of experience in a business environment conducting web-based marketing, social media, web design and/or programming.
  • Working knowledge of web design and the development of popular blog/CMS frameworks (WordPress, Drupal, etc.)
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Working knowledge of and the ability to use various programs such as SharePoint, Teams; experience with databases in order to quickly master training to access, input and retrieve documents and information from NIH’s Enterprise Technology Transfer system (ETT).
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and time management skills.
   
Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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 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

 

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Biologist

(ID: 2024-5280)

Axle Informatics 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 around the globe. 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:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

Overview

Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Biologist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC), Vaccine Immunology Program (VIP). 

 

Technical Requirements: 

  • Utilize established SOPs to execute testing for clinical research trials. 
  • Document testing parameters according to GCLP and GDP guidelines and analyze testing results. 
  • Write and revise SOPs, evaluation and developments reports and analytical plans. 
  • Develop testing activities and method protocols with senior staff. 
  • Maintain cell lines and reagents necessary for assays. 
  • Develop, optimize, and execute qualification and validation of methods. 
  • Improve existing methodology and generation of novel research experiments while maintaining detailed documentation as per the SOPs. 
  • Perform necessary QA/QC activities as per laboratory guidelines and the quality management plan. 
  • Troubleshoot assays and adjust scientific methodology to correct problems or deficiencies in a research project or experiment. 
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records to ensure proper retention of scientific data. 
  • Maintain laboratory supplies inventories. 
  • Attend staff meetings and regularly present experimental data. 
  • Work collaboratively and independently as needed to adhere to project timelines. 
  • Work with dry ice, freezers, and liquid nitrogen tanks to store clinical samples, and perform clinical testing in a BSL-2 environment while always wearing appropriate PPE. 
  • Present scientific data and findings at lab-wide, VRC-wide, and NIH-wide meetings. 

 

Specific Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in a biology-related discipline. 
  • Masters degree in a biology-related discipline preferred. 
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, vaccine, biologics, or similar industry is required. 
  • Experience in aspects of clinical trial implementation and testing is preferred. 
  • Familiarity with immunoassays, including pharmacokinetics, anti-drug antibody, immunogenicity, and neutralization assays
  • Experience in a GLP, GCLP, cGMP, laboratory. 
  • Experience in a diverse set of clinical research techniques such as:
    • Immunoassay methodology – ELISA, ECLIA, ADA, SMC 
    • Pseudovirus neutralization assay 
    • ELISpot Assays 
    • Cell culture and other cell-based assays 
  • Experience with automated systems such as liquid handlers and high-throughput robotic instruments is preferred. 
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment and to adapt quickly to changing project priorities. 
  • Experience and ability to communicate scientific findings through different mediums including posters, online presentations, and in-person presentations. 
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functioning teams. 
  • Self-motivated and can work independently. 
  • Attention to detail for high quality outcomes. 
  • High organizational and communication skills. 
  • Data analysis and use of analytical software. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft, PowerPoint, Prism and Excel. 

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 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

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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.

Content Editor

(ID: 2024-5319)

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 Editor to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the NHLBI in Rockville, 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)

Overall Position Summary and Objectives

The purpose of this position is to provide strategic support to the Content Team Lead in NHLBI’s Office of Science Policy, Engagement, Education, and Communications, Health Education, Digital Information and Dissemination Branch by developing and implementing strategies to communicate heart, lung, blood, and sleep messages to NHLBI stakeholders; translating complex scientific and medical information into plain language; developing and implementing content strategy for NHLBI’s digital assets

 

Deliverables:

 

  • Work products and documents related to health topics and science. – Yearly
  • Work products and documents related to preparing web copy and outreach vehicle (newsletter, etc.) content. – Yearly
  • Work products and documents related to preparing SOPs and tips sheets related to content strategy, editorial style, and development best practices, including SEO. – Yearly
  • Work products and documents related to preparing a Concept Brief Document, detailing key areas, including purpose, goals, objectives, intended audiences, obstacles, core messages, message concepts, tone, openings, tactics, and creative considerations. – Yearly
  • Work products and documents related to preparing promotion plans for new web and other content: yearly
  • Work products and documents related to preparing reports detailing the status of communications activities with the divisions, offices, and centers. – Yearly

 

Work Details:

 

  • Develop and implement strategies to communicate heart, lung, blood, and sleep messages to NHLBI stakeholders, including researchers, health professionals, advocates, and the public. 1
  • Translate complex scientific and medical information into plain language, and tailor this information for a variety of audiences and channels. 2
  • Assist Team Lead in content strategy development and implementation, including developing and disseminating SOPs and tip sheets. 3
  • Work closely with branch and office colleagues to coordinate efforts on content development and messaging on common topics. 4
  • Facilitate new content requests. 5
  • Develops communication strategies and plans that align with overall program objectives and goals.
  • Attend routine staff meetings to gather information necessary to develop effective communication projects, plans, and strategies.
  • Under the direction of the Team Lead, collaborate with external contractors to facilitate writing and editing projects.
  • Assist the Team Lead in socializing style guides throughout the Office and promoting SEO best practices.
  • Prepares written and electronic information documents for various audiences.
  • Work with colleagues across the office to appropriately disseminate information and promote NHLBI-produced products through a variety of communication channels.
  • Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of correspondence, reports or other documents on specialized subjects/topics.
  • Prepare the preparation of correspondence, reports or other documents on specialized subjects/topics.
  • Coordinate and monitor the production of and/or write and disseminate specific communications materials.
  • Conducts media and content analysis.
  • Work with colleagues across the office to appropriately disseminate information and promote NHLBI-produced products through a variety of communication channels.
  • Maintains social media and Internet sites, and updates content and materials.
  • Coordinate and monitor the production of and/or write and disseminate specific communications materials.
  • Monitors press coverage through press calls, news alerts, and other sources.
  • Identify needs and develop content for various communication mediums to increase the visibility of the program.
  • Builds relationships with the press and maintains specialized contacts.
  • Meet with internal and external stakeholders to identify communications gaps and collaboration opportunities.
  • Collaborate with NHLBI divisions, offices, and centers to ensure that digital content is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Work closely with the branch digital team to coordinate digital needs to support new content development or content edits.
  • Attends workshops, seminars, and meetings to stay abreast of current scientific and policy trends.
  • Actively participate in branch and office meetings and projects, providing relevant recommendations based on experience and expertise.
  • Under the direction of the Team Lead, collaborate with external contractors on writing and editing projects.
  • Identifies new meetings and conferences to promote initiatives within the Program.
  • Coordinate with other program offices to create outreach and engagement plans.
  • Work closely with branch health education team to coordinate messaging on health education and health topic and other content across the NHLBI site.
  • Provides communication and media subject matter expertise and coordinates media engagements.
  • Coordinate with other program offices to create outreach and engagement plans.

 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked

Minimum Education

Bachelor

Additional Qualifications:

 

Certifications & Licenses:
  • Bachelor’s degree
 
Field of Study:
  • Communications
  • Mass Media
Software:
  • Microsoft Office Suite
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the field of health and science communications and best practices. 
  • Understanding of and expertise in web content development best practices. 
  • Copyediting skills and plain language writing.
  • Project management and project planning skills.
  • Develop and implement strategies to communicate heart, lung, blood, and sleep messages to NHLBI stakeholders, including researchers, health professionals, advocates, and the public. 
  • Translate complex scientific and medical information into plain language and tailor this information for a variety of audiences and channels.
  • Assist the team lead in content strategy development and implementation, including the development and dissemination of SOPs and tip sheets.
  • Write, edit, and manage governance for content in different sections of the NHLBI website, including the OSPEEC publications catalog, health topics, and science.

 

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

 

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