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.
The Director, R&D directly supports the VP/GM, ACS in the development, coordination, execution and management of the cell biology product development business unit of ATCC. This includes development and refinement of strategy based on market knowledge, intellectual property and internal capabilities. The incumbent is also accountable for identification of new areas for cell biology product development. The Director, R&D has overall responsibility for delivering the product development pipeline to specifications, on time and on budget so that business unit and corporate revenue goals are met, as well as develops and is accountable for the R&D expense budget. In addition, this position will seek out and foster external scientific and business relationships that will further business unit goals. Role collaborates cross-functionally with business and operational units within both ACS and ATCC to deliver strategic and operational objectives. Responsible for hiring, developing, mentoring and managing R&D staff and for actively supporting, complying with and enforcing all ATCC corporate policies and procedures.
This position must work and think independently; duties of this position are to be completed under minimal to no guidance. Decision making is a key component of this position, and decisions have a significant impact on the overall success of the Organization. Discretion in handling assigned responsibilities, including the ability to resolve problems and exercise good judgment while maintaining confidentiality. Functions are to be completed in a timely manner with acceptable quality.
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