Employment Opportunities


Open Position: Laboratory Technician

Location: 9410 Key West Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850

The Biomedical Research Institute (BRI) in Rockville, MD is a not-for-profit research institute, with a major emphasis on schistosomiasis reagents distribution and ultra-low temperature specimen storage. BRI stores more than six million biospecimens in support of many government and private contracts. We are seeking a Laboratory Technician to work in our Biorepository department.


Team-oriented technical assistance and administrative duties in support of receiving and shipping biospecimens for various clinical studies under U.S. government contracts, hospitals and/or universities.


  • Receive, record, inspect and inventory biological samples for BRI’s cold storage facility
  • Select, pack and prepare shipments of biological samples to study sites
  • Perform all duties per approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Complete all documentation correctly and legibly
  • Conduct all duties in accordance with BRI safety policies
  • Participate in customer and regulatory audits
  • Enter and update data in inventory control systems
  • Must be able to receive passing scores on necessary regulatory training


May cross train with other groups as required by workloads


  • Education: BS in Science preferred
  • Experience: 0-2 years in laboratory environment, preferable a GLP, GMP or regulated facility
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Skilled in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds

In addition to a competitive salary, BRI offers a highly competitive benefits package.

This position is full time. Qualified candidates should provide a resume and the contact information for three references to: repository_resumes@afbr-bri.org

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

BRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance. 

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Biomedical Research Institute