Study Director - Biologist II

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Employer
Battelle Memorial Institute
Location
Aberdeen, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 07, 2021
Closes
Jun 19, 2021
Ref
2167333983
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We are currently seeking a Study Director - Biologist II This position located in Aberdeen, MD .
JOB SUMMARY
- Perform advanced biological experiments, research, and analysis
- Provide technical and project leadership over in vitro studies
- Use a hands-on approach to solving technical problems and have the ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision
- Evaluate and review raw data and study analytical reports and assay validation reports, as appropriate
- Perform work with a consistently high degree of accuracy and attention to detail including meticulous work habits and neat, accurate, legible record keeping
- Write proposals, contributing scientist reports, and study-specific final reports
- Ability to produce and present quality scientific papers at external meetings and for publication
- Train and mentor junior staff
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
- Bachelor's degree and 2 years+ related experience OR Master's OR PhD.
- Knowledge of wide range of microbiological, immunological, and biologically-based analytical techniques to include problem solving and reporting (e.g., immunoassays, ELISA, PCR, etc.)
- A proven ability to plan and execute research studies
- The ability to follow standard laboratory operating procedures and health and safety guidelines
- Ability to read and understand RFPs, SOWs, and protocols
- Able to work in a highly-matrixed, team-oriented environment
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse population of researchers
- Display an interest in developing job skills and in gaining additional expertise through training
- Applicants for this position must be a U.S. person, as defined by U.S. export control laws.
- Ability to obtain/maintain DoJ Security Risk Assessment (SRA) approval
- Ability to obtain/maintain CDC Select Agent Program approval
- Must be willing to work in a biosafety level 2 (BSL2) and/or 3 (BSL3) environment and able to wear appropriate respiratory protection
- Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved Investigational New Drugs (IND) recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposure of biological agents
- Must be willing to participate in periodic drug screening
- Applicants for this position must be a U.S. Person, as defined by U.S. export control laws.
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED
- Previous experience in one of more of the following areas: eukaryotic cell culture, aseptic technique, ELISAs, PCR, bioanalytical assays, or microbiology
- Previous experience generally obtained through work history in a BSL2 and/or BSL3 laboratory and able to wear appropriate respiratory protection.
- Quality management experience (GLP)
- Experience with Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office desired
LEGAL DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department
BENEFITS
Battelle's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

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