ATCC

  • Lead Biologist

    Job Locations US-NY-Connecticut
    Job ID
    2018-2106
    Department
    ATCC Federal Solutions
    Posted Date
    8/1/2018
  • Overview

    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.  


    A Lead Biologist is needed to provide the following support. Individual should be capable of overseeing the work of biologists in a matrixed team environment. Focus is placed on attention to detail, maintenance of accurate records in appropriate formats, sound knowledge of laboratory procedures and protocols, and excellent management and communication skills. Prior work under Select Agent registration is preferred. Prior experience working in containment (BSL-3) is strongly preferred.

    Responsibilities

    1. Demonstrates laboratory skills and safety procedures including proper handling of chemicals and/or biologicals, use of aseptic technique.
    2. Performs viability assessments on biological materials, appropriate authentication/characterization procedures for biological materials.
    3. Prepares and/or propagates biological materials.
    4. Records data in appropriate format within digitized data management systems, to include translation of data in notebooks, batch records, or advanced databases.
    5. Monitors laboratory equipment and reports issues if equipment is not functioning within appropriate specifications.
    6. Communicates progress on tasks and offers insight for on-time deliverables.
    7. Demonstrates advanced computer skills, including ability to support technology transfer between systems.
    8. Provides guidance to biologists and senior biologists and reports operationally to an on-site Program Manager.
    9. Other ancillary duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a science related field with 7 plus years of relevant experience OR a science related master’s degree with 5 plus years of relevant experience required.

    • Laboratory supervisory experience is required.

    • Virology background strongly preferred.


     

    ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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