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TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE II , Center for Biomedical Engineering (CBI), to conduct research, perform data analysis, and coordinate projects, including industry-funded research and activities within the CBI biopharmaceutical industry consortia--the Consortium on Adventitious Agent Contamination in Biomanufacturing (CAACB). Responsibilities include creating research papers for publication, presentations for events and conferences, and annual reports; conducting data analysis and modeling and developing visualizations of key results as part of a research team; collecting and analyzing industry adventitious agent contamination and risk mitigation data, including evaluating novel technologies for their capability to fill identified gaps in rapid virus and bacterial detection; contributing to the execution of CBI consortia-run projects, ranging from survey- to lab-based projects and compiling and analyzing resulting data; applying scientific writing skills to craft project reports, academic publications, meeting summaries, internal communications, and web-based materials; managing, coordinating, and developing content for additional CBI consortia activities ranging from task force meetings to steering committee meetings; helping write multidisciplinary grant applications in support of CBI-affiliated faculty from across the Institute; and performing other duties as required.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in chemical engineering, bioengineering, or related field; at least four years' experience working in a research environment; strong organizational, research, meeting management, project administration, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively with faculty and staff at all levels; self-motivation; attention to detail; ability to quickly adapt to changes in research focus. Experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, bioprocess development, or biotech QA/QC preferred; as is experience with academic/industrial or academic/regulatory collaborations. This position is a one-year appointment with the possibility of extension. Job #17898
Internal Number: 17898
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