Post Baccalaureate Fellow (REQ1135)


: $109,700.00 - $158,130.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Post Baccalaureate Fellow
Job ID: req1135
Facility: Frederick: ATRF
Location: 8560 Progress Dr, Frederick, MD 21701 USA
The Frederick National Laboratory is dedicated to improving human health through discovery and innovation in the biomedical sciences, focusing on cancer, AIDS, and emerging infectious diseases.
Position Overview:
The Cancer Research Technology Program (CRTP) develops and implements emerging technology, cancer biology expertise and research capabilities to accomplish NCI research objectives. The CRTP is an outward-facing, multi-disciplinary hub purposed to enable the external cancer research community. CRTP scientists also work collaboratively with intramural NCI investigators to provide research technologies and expertise. Also, within the CRTP is the Center for Molecular Microscopy (CMM), a laboratory where scientists work in a collaborative environment to develop and deploy new technologies for high-resolution 3-D volume electron microscopy of cells and tissues with research and/or clinical relevance. Our group works on innovations in sample preparation, imaging strategies, image processing, and computational analysis of data.
The Post-baccalaureate Fellow will:
Perform segmentation and visualization of volume EM data using open source and commercial software
Work with a computational scientist to troubleshoot image analysis programs and pipelines
Generate 3-D models in VR and using a 3-D printer as required
Maintain detailed records of computational processes and procedures
Provide updates of progress to group in timely reports (informal and formal)
Work in a team-oriented environment to carry out technology development effort

Possession of an BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in a related field. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
Coursework in computer science
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

The Postbac Program is for individuals who meet any ONE of the following criteria:
College graduates who received their bachelor's degrees less than THREE years prior to the date they begin the program,
Individuals who are more than 3 years past the receipt of their bachelor's degree but received a master's degree less than SIX MONTHS before they begin the program, OR
Students who have been accepted into graduate, other doctoral, or medical school programs and who have written permission from their school to delay entrance for up to one year to pursue a biomedical research project at the NIH.

Some experience with microscopy
Some demonstrable talent/interest in visual art
Ability to script in Python
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)
Associated topics: c++, c#, c c++, computer engineering, electrical, java, javascript, photonics, processor, software engineer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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