Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge.
Initiates, directs and executes scientific research and/or development strategies in research and/or development. Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, products and problems. Plans and executes laboratory research. The incumbent is expected to interact with key individuals in BioProduction, Manufacturing Support, QA, QC and Operations to develop and support optimal workflows. The individual may be responsible for R&D including development of new and/or improved authentication and validation methods, development of new systems and other projects consistent with the goals and objectives of the ATCC. It is expected the incumbent supervises and mentors the staff, while leading by example, and enforces all ATCC corporate policies and procedures. The incumbent may perform research and write grant, contract and patent applications.
This position provides scientific expertise for the ATCC malaria laboratory. Candidates must have demonstrable experience in malaria parasite culture, molecular biology and/or immunology. A doctoral, veterinary or medical degree in a biologic or life science is required. Experience in infectious disease, immunology, public health or related discipline with demonstrable experience in the fields of malaria or parasitology. Publication and presentation record in these disciplines is required.
Research & Development
Supervisory Responsibilities, if applicable
Scientific, Customer and other external interactions
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