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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Instructional Associate

Montgomery College
Instructional Associate, #3115
Job Location: Takoma Park, Maryland

Facility: Takoma Park/Silver Spring

Shift: Full Time Staff

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Vacancy #: S_08_1760
Job Title: Instructional Associate
Position #: 3115
Grade: H
Area of Interest: Instructional Services/Support

Job Vacancy Description:
Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, has need for a full-time Instructional Associate, #3115. Work schedule is Monday – Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Bargaining. Participation in a retirement plan is a condition of employment. Starting salary $20.21-27.29/hr. Online applications must be received by 12 Noon Monday, 08/11/2008. To be considered for this position, you must apply online and complete an assessment. Failure to complete this assessment will automatically result in your elimination from consideration for this position.

Job Summary: Position is responsible for assisting in the set-up and maintenance of all instructional laboratories in the biology laboratory. This includes coordinating activities with the biology faculty, ordering supplies, maintaining the supply inventory, maintaining the labs as a safe scientific learning environment, maintaining records of the budget, maintaining equipment, and being responsible for overall laboratory safety. Position is also responsible for assisting in the supervision of student assistants and in training them in the use and maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments.

Education & Training: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or related field with academic coursework in biology and chemistry; or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.

Qualifications: Position requires knowledge and skills using a variety of biology lab equipment and instruments. Position also requires some computer/software knowledge and skills with Microsoft Office applications.

Experience: Position requires at least one-year recent experience working in a biology laboratory. Must also have experience with sterile techniques, microbial manipulation, culture techniques, and knowledge of growth requirements for a variety of microorganisms.

Note: This recruitment effort can take 6-12 weeks (from the deadline date) to fill.

Research Scientist (CIA)

Central Intelligence Agency
Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $60,146 – $149,000
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

The Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T) seeks Research Scientists to direct and oversee scientific research and development activities across multiple programs and through one or more projects addressing Agency and Intelligence Community (IC) objectives. This includes development and implementation of innovative original theories/methods applicable to support and enhance the intelligence mission. Perform exploratory and applied scientific research, provide operational and strategic technical guidance on use of current and emerging technology, and provide technical expertise for initiating and implementing research and development programs. This work demands initiative, creativity, advanced research skills and technical expertise. Agency Research Scientists are encouraged to maintain and broaden professional ties through academic study, contacts and attendance at professional meetings. They may also choose to pursue additional studies in fields relevant to their areas of responsibility. Opportunities exist for foreign travel, technical and management training, and assignments in other offices in the Agency and throughout the US Government.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor's or master's degree (PhD desired) in: General Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Computer Science; Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Cultural Anthropology; Psychology; Material Science; Research Methodology/Statistics; Electrochemistry; or Sociology. Applicants must also possess strong written and oral English communications skills. A GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is preferred.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

To Apply:
Submit Resume Online

Note: Multiple submissions are unnecessary and will slow the processing of your resume. Of course, if you made an error in your submission or need to update your resume, you may submit another resume. The second resume will overwrite the first.

An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.

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