Compensation: Depending on experience: 100/k-120/k.
The main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
S/he will perform and oversee the performance of immune assays in the laboratory, with a particular focus on flow cytometry-based assays. S/he will be responsible, where required, for reviewing all data, performing data analysis and writing/editing client reports in order to meet commercial and government contract obligations in a timely manner.
S/he will be responsible for daily scientific duties in the laboratory in order to meet commercial and government contract obligations in a timely manner. This activity involves but is not limited to training and communicating with other laboratories, departments, technical coordinators/project managers, external animal facilities and subcontractors.
S/he will serve, as required, as the Scientific Lead on commercial and/or government contracts/task orders/studies in order to provide expertise on scientific/technical elements of the respective contract(s).
S/he will assist the Sr. Director of the department, in identifying new areas of research, new technologies and assay platforms that our client could adopt to expand our services.
She will assist in performing technical due diligence on new platforms, technologies and new research areas for expanding our client’s immunological offerings. Part of this exercise will involve developing an understanding of the expansive applications of these technologies and platforms, the cost (investment) to adopt such technologies and justifying its utility to the laboratory and the company.
S/he will assist in the planning, design, optimize, develop and oversee the development of new immunological assays.
S/he will apply and oversee the application of immunological tools in exploring new areas of research and development.
S/he will assist in driving the laboratory services program by serving as Analytical Project Manager as requested. This will require interacting with the QA department to ensure that regulatory requirements are met for specified contracts.
S/he will independently prepare and assist in the preparation of technical proposals to funding agencies and prospective clients.
S/he is expected to interact, internally with a wide range of departments, specifically Business Development and Project Management, and externally with government and commercial clients.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THE JOB:
Ph.D. (Immunology, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology or related field) with 5 years of post-doctoral experience.
Strong background in immunology a requirement.
Familiarity with cellular assays (T cell and B cell ELISpots, ICS, Immunophenotyping, etc), is essential for this role.
Substantial experience with flow cytometry instruments (LSR-2, Canto, Fortessa) and data analysis software (DIVA and FlowJo) is required.
Experience with designing and optimizing flow cytometry panels is essential.
Previous work in a BSL2 environment.
Ability to effectively summarize scientific data and perform basic statistical analysis of datasets.
Strong aptitude to work collaboratively with internal and external partners. The candidate is expected to be independent and highly self-organized.
Candidate must meet all the requirements of our Company Occupational Health program as directed by the Occupational Health Consultant to include pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and a cover letter outlining background and experience as it relates to the position requirements and salary history/requirements. Please note that “negotiable” is neither salary nor requirements. Salary commensurate with experience.