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American Type Culture Collection
Manassas, VA, United States
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American Type Culture Collection
Manassas, Virginia, United States
16 days ago

Description

Overview

The Scientist is responsible for supporting research and development programs to develop products for life science research and other activities in academic, government, biotech, and pharmaceutical institutions. The Scientist initiates, executes and directs assigned scientific research and troubleshoots research activities identifying and resolving problems of diverse scope.

The Scientist gathers and uses research and evidence to make hypotheses, runs tests, and gains and shares understanding and knowledge. They will work with cross-functional teams and other departments as needed on new product development projects. The Scientist will use professional concepts and organizational policy and procedure to solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways.

Responsibilities

  1. Design studies and conduct experimental research and investigations to explore and support scientific discovery and development.
  2. Initiate, direct, and execute assigned scientific research and/or development strategies in research and/or development.
  3. Investigate the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, products, and problems.
  4. Plan and execute laboratory research. Carry out routine tasks. Troubleshoot technical problems, data analysis and test methods, and document corrective action.
  5. Record, analyze and interpret study data.
  6. Develop research documentation, such as protocols, reports, presentations, publications, manuscripts, and/or summaries.
  7. Disseminate research findings to internal and external audiences.
  8. Ensure the quality standards and scientific integrity in research activities are maintained.
  9. Remain knowledgeable of current and relevant scientific and technological developments.


Requirements

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • PhD in Scientific Discipline or Engineering Equivalent and 2-5 years' experience or equivalent experience; OR 
  • Master's degree in life sciences field with 8-10 years of equivalent experience; OR
  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences field with 10-15 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on expertise in the propagation and handling of a variety of bacteria 
  • Experience in Microbial cell banking/large scale culture
  • Experience working under ISO 9001 (preferred but not required)
  • Strong work ethic and an attitude of personal ownership, leadership, and accountability for the success of a program.
  • Demonstrated ability to think innovatively, creatively, and strategically and to exercise sound scientific and business judgment.
  • Attentive to detail with a high level of accuracy, strong project planning, and time management skills.
  • Seeks, learns, and applies new skills/knowledge to perform job responsibilities.
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task and appropriately prioritize projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to identify, evaluate, and correct potential problems early.

Other Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge.

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.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59064711
  • Location:
    Manassas, Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: Scientist, Bacteriology
  • Company Name: American Type Culture Collection
  • Industry: Non-Profit
  • Job Function: Biosafety,
    Consulting,
    Research & Development
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Long-term
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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