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RESEARCH SCIENTIST , Center for Biomedical Innovation (CBI) , to conduct research and data analysis and coordinate projects, including industry-funded research and activities within the CBI biopharmaceutical industry consortia, Biomanufacturing Research Program (BioMAN), and the Consortium on Adventitious Agent Contamination in Biomanufacturing (CAACB). Responsibilities include creating research papers for publication, presentations for events/conferences, and writing annual reports; conducting data analysis and modeling and developing visualizations of key results; assisting leadership with developing, planning, and coordinating two to four CBI consortia workshops per year; contributing to the execution of CBI consortia-run projects; synthesizing presentations and discussions from BioMAN's Summit and Workshop into proceedings/output documents; crafting project reports, academic publications, meeting summaries, internal communications, and web-based materials; managing, coordinating, and developing content for additional activities; writing multidisciplinary grant applications; and performing other duties as requested.
REQUIRED : master's or Ph.D. in biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or related field; at least three years' experience working in a research environment; record of publication in scientific journals; familiarity with cell and gene therapy manufacturing processes; excellent oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to tailor scientific communications to a variety of audiences; self-motivation; attention to detail; facility with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; strong interpersonal, organizational, meeting management, and project administration skills; ability to interact effectively with faculty/staff at all levels and to work both independently and collaboratively in a research environment with rapidly-changing goals. Experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, bioprocess development, or biotech QA/QC or familiarity with biologics manufacturing practices preferred; as is experience with academic/industrial or academic/regulatory collaborations, writing scientific grant applications and technical progress reports, and organizing and maintaining reference databases. This position is funded for one year with possibility of extension. Job #16526
Internal Number: 16526
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