Biotechnology Research Leader (Biologist V)

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Employer
Battelle Memorial Institute
Location
Aberdeen, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 18, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2324539178
Discipline
Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national 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.
JOB SUMMARY
We are currently seeking a Biotechnology Research Leader (Biologist V) to provide technical leadership for ongoing projects and to drive new capability growth throughout the Battelle enterprise. Specifically, the successful candidate will lead new market-focused growth in Applied Biotechnology, including support in developing the strategic and business focus within Public Health, Life Sciences, and National Security markets. This opportunity is located in Aberdeen, MD with flexible Maryland State remote work options.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
The Health Business Unit, as a component of Battelle's Contract Research Organization, is responsible for delivering science and technology services to our US Government and commercial customers and to support Battelle's mission for driving new science to affect broad societal benefit. The Biotechnology Research Leader is responsible for building and communicating the leading edge of our science base with the goals of capturing new business and creating a broad and sustained impact. Balancing technical depth with business leadership, the successful candidate will work with Battelle support services to identify target market(s) and user requirements; assessing market fit and accessibility; and promoting the development of new offerings, go to market plans, and new business contracts and deal flows.
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
- Doctorate degree or equivalent, plus 10 years of directly relevant experience exploring markets, leading applied science and technology (S&T), driving teams and offerings to successful business outcomes
- At least 5 years experience in new bioactives discovery, with specific demonstrated experience in developing and scaling methods for microbial community bioprospecting
- At least 10 years experience managing large (>$50Million) federal contracts for translational biological (Vaccine or Therapeutics) product development efforts
- In depth knowledge and experience with infectious and chronic disease genetics, biochemistry, and/or molecular biology, as evidenced by recent high impact publications and other scientific thought leadership examples
- Demonstrated successful experience fundraising for tech-focused product concepts throughout the venture ecosystem
- Proven record of having successful vaccine/therapeutic drug development with training in cGxP
- Demonstrated successful experience negotiating, building, and managing S&T-based alliances and other joint ventures, specifically for biologics products and enabling technologies
- Intrapreneurial track record for identifying and generating new research areas, collaborations, and IP with existing enterprise assets to expand and grow our commercial opportunities in commercial biotech and pharma.
- Ability to effectively work with teams remotely, and in a hybrid fashion from multiple locations to include Battelle offices, client sites, and home offices across multiple time zones, as needed.
- Demonstrated experience in project management, including risk, quality, and financial performance.
- US citizen.
- Ability to obtain future security clearance.
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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