ATCC

Senior Biologist

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
Role Type
Onsite
Department
Manufacturing, Science & Tech
Job ID
2024-3807
Scientific Background
Biology, Bioproduction, Cell Biology, Virology

Overview

Ready to shape the future of science and global health? ATCC, a pioneer in biomaterials manufacturing, is seeking an onsite Senior Biologist with experience in Cell Biology and Virology based in Manassas, VA.

This position is a virology production role that is responsible for optimizing the production and the quality control (QC) assays for future virology replenishments. This process involves research and troubleshooting the propagation of BSL2 virology items in the ATCC catalog. The Senior Biologist is also responsible for the publication of documents detailing production and QC methods for these virology items, developing and implementing process improvement projects, and assisting with the tech transfers of new assays or procedures.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manufacturing Operations: Manufacturing or quality control (QC) 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 viruses, and handle challenges in alignment with organizational policies. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field with 5+ years of relevant experience or equivalent.
  • Experience in Cell Biology is required.
  • Experience in Virology is preferred. 

Benefits

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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