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If you are an exceptionally talented, knowledgeable and motivated individual with experience in the field of biology AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases (LPD).


If chosen for this position, you will perform the following duties:

  • Develop methods and collect, organize and record experimental data in a form suitable for publication and future reference by others. Maintain complete, detailed records of all experiments performed in a notebook or other journal form.
  • Recreate each experiment describing protocols, methods, and procedures used and including summaries of data obtained and descriptions of any problems or unusual situations encountered in carrying out the experiment.
  • Carry out complete analyses of data, by applying standard statistical methods such as dispersion, analysis of variance, and regression and correlation analysis.
  • Assemble data in both tabular (i.e., tables, graphs, charts) and narrative form, noting any inconsistencies or areas where the data appear inconclusive.