Senior Biologist

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
Role Type
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Scientific Background
Biology, Bioproduction, Cell Biology, Virology


Ready to shape the future of science and global health? ATCC, a pioneer in biomaterials manufacturing, is seeking a Senior Biologist on-site 5 days/wk in Manassas, VA.

We're looking for a Senior Biologist to manufacture or test biological materials and standards. You'll work independently to support the production of biological cultures and derivative products, as well as collect and record data. You will provide training and guidance to the team as appropriate.


      • Manufacturing Operations: Manufacturing or testing of biological products by following standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and other controlled documents. Maintain laboratory safety, operations, equipment, and supplies.
      • Documentation: Maintain production batch records in compliance with good laboratory practices. Revise and develop SOPs and work instructions. Collect, analyze, and report data, ensuring meticulous documentation.
      • Continuous Learning and Problem-Solving: Work towards subject matter expertise of various cell lines and organisms, and handle challenges in alignment with organizational policies.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field with 5+ years of relevant experience or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience with mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique required.
  • A basic understanding of Virology and In vitro virus culture experience is a plus.
  • Molecular experience in PCR, ddPCR, DNA/RNA extractions/purification is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to adhere to corporate policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates aseptic techniques appropriate to assigned discipline.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities of an advanced nature, simultaneously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong documentation skills.
  • Ability to function as a participant in a team environment.



We Invest in You 


  • Health & Wellness: 
    • Comprehensive medical coverage and company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance & AD&D.
    • Work life balance with Paid Holidays and PTO.
    • Fitness and cell phone subsidies, and additional benefits such as Aflac, legal services, and pet insurance.
    • Employee Assistance Program offering around-the-clock counseling.
  • Financial security: 
    • 401(a) (6% employer contribution) and 403(b) (2% match) retirement plans.
    • Exceptional career advancement opportunities, recognition, and rewards. 
    • Corporate bonus program.
  • Mission Focused:
    • Non-profit organization supporting critical life science research
    • We give scientists the tools they need to make discoveries that improve and save lives.
    • Contribute to community involvement and social responsibility.


Join ATCC, where we fuel your success, well-being, and development.  We're a mission focused non-profit Equal Opportunity Employer, championing diversity and inclusivity. When you work at ATCC, you become a part of that mission, one we’ve committed to for almost 100 years. Shape the future of science with us. 


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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