Search for a job.

Results:

45 Job(s) found.

Ciccia Laboratory Postdoctoral Position

Date Posted:
11/20/2017

Columbia University Medical Center

NY

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Alberto Ciccia in the Department of Genetics and Development at Columbia University Medical Center. The Ciccia laboratory is located in the state-of-the-art Irving Cancer Research Center. The Ciccia laboratory studies the cellular pathways that maintain genomic stability to prevent the development of breast and ovarian cancer (Taglialatela et al, Molecular Cell, 2017).

Furthermore, the Ciccia laboratory investigates the mechanisms of CRISPR-mediated gene editing and develops novel CRISPR-dependent technologies (Billon et al, Molecular Cell, 2017; http://www.ciccialabdatabase.com/istop ). Information about current projects of the Ciccia laboratory can be found at http://www.ciccialab.com

Interested candidates with Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degrees are encouraged to apply. Experience in molecular and cell biology, protein biochemistry, mouse genetics or computation biology and first-authored publications in peer-reviewed journals are preferred.

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter describing research experience and interests, CV and contact information of three references to: 

Alberto Ciccia, Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics and Development
Irving Cancer Research Center
Columbia University Medical Center
1130 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10032
ac3685@cumc.columbia.edu

 


Read the full job description

Singh Lab: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative medicine

Date Posted:
9/7/2017

James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute

MD

A Postdoctoral position is available at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute within in the laboratory of Dr. Anirudha Singh, Ph.D. 

 The candidate is expected to focus on regeneration of urothelium, muscle layers, nerve and blood supplies.

 Extensive experience in tissue culture, cell and molecular biology, and imaging is required. Past research experiences in stem cells, scaffolds, organic/polymer chemistry, microscopy, spectroscopy methods (e.g. NMR, and FTIR) and biology is preferred. Applicants should be capable of independent experimental design and manuscript preparation, and have previously published high quality papers. An ideal candidate has an open mindset, and who is keen to learn, work and train in a highly collaborative environment, and have strong communication skills and a positive mindset.

 Please submit an application including a cover letter and CV that describe your research potentials, accomplishments and interests to Dr. Singh at asingh29@jhu.edu .


Read the full job description

Postdoctoral Fellow

Date Posted:
10/31/2017

Johns Hopkins University

MD

The Small lab in the Oncology Department at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. The lab’s research is focused on understanding the role of FLT3, one of the most frequently mutated genes in AML, in the development and prognosis of leukemia. This includes studies of cooperativity with other genetic alterations and how to target these pathways to generate improved therapies for patients with AML. The lab’s interests extend from the study of signal transduction to the generation of genetically engineered murine models to drug development.

 Qualified candidates must have a recent PhD degree with a record of publications in the relevant field of study. Highly self-motivated candidates with a strong background in molecular/cellular biology are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to citizens and permanent residents due to availability of government funding sources.

 The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. To apply, please email your CV with a cover letter summarizing your experience and the contact information of three references to:

 Donald Small, M.D., Ph.D. 

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins 

CRB1 Room 251, 1650 Orleans St. Baltimore, MD 21231 

Phone: 410-614-0994;  e-mail: donsmall@jhmi.edu 


Read the full job description

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Oncology, Division of Immunotherapy

Date Posted:
11/6/2017

Johns Hopkins University

MD

Department

A post-doctoral position is available at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Laboratory of Dr Ivan Borrello in the Department of Oncology, Division of Immunotherapy 

Area of Research

The post-doctoral fellowship position will study the role of marrow infiltrating lymphocytes (MILs). 

Required Duties

The individual will be responsible for managing a project involved in understanding the biology and translational applicability of MILs.  This will include planning, designing and execution of experiments as well as analysis of the data.  The candidate should have significant expertise in cellular immunology and molecular biology which should include: tissue culture of primary T cells, flow cytometry, gene expression profiling and other basic immune skills.  Experience in bioinformatics is also desirable. 

 Required Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD and/or MD with 0-3 years of post-doctoral research experience.  Experience in immunology is required.  Applicants with experience in translational immunotherapy is desirable but not required. Applicants must be willing to work individually and within a team environment. 

To Apply

For those interested, please email a CV, contact information of three references and a cover letter describing the past achievements and research interests to Dr Ivan Borrello iborrello@jhmi.edu 


Read the full job description

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Genetics and Development

Date Posted:
11/13/2017

Columbia University Medical Center

NY

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Alberto Ciccia in the Department of Genetics and Development at Columbia University Medical Center. The Ciccia laboratory is located in the state-of-the-art Irving Cancer Research Center. The Ciccia laboratory studies the cellular pathways that maintain genomic stability to prevent the development of breast and ovarian cancer (Taglialatela et al, Molecular Cell, 2017). Furthermore, the Ciccia laboratory investigates the mechanisms of CRISPR-mediated gene editing and develops novel CRISPR-dependent technologies (Billon et al, Molecular Cell, 2017; http://www.ciccialab-database.com/istop). Information about current projects of the Ciccia laboratory can be found at https://www.ciccialab.com/. 
Interested candidates with Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degrees are encouraged to apply. Experience in molecular and cell biology, protein biochemistry, mouse genetics or computation biology and first-authored publications in peer-reviewed journals are preferred.  
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter describing research experience and interests, CV and contact information of three references to:  
Alberto Ciccia
Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics and Development
Irving Cancer Research Center
Columbia University Medical Center
1130 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10032
ac3685@cumc.columbia.edu

Read the full job description

Scientist I/II/Sr - Clinical Research Operations 2017-161

Date Posted:
11/6/2017

SomaLogic, Inc.

CO

SomaLogic is a rapidly-growing, 200-person, privately owned biomedical science company that has developed a revolutionary proteomics technology capable of measuring thousands of different proteins in a single small sample. We are a dedicated team of science-based colleagues working to build new tools based on our technology that will change the way life science research is done and healthcare is delivered. Come apply your clinical skills to making healthcare better for your loved ones and the whole world.

The Scientist will work with the Clinical team to support operational excellence in our clinical programs in research and development. This position will be principally responsible for coordinating retrospective and prospective collaborations with investigators around the world to optimize design and execution of studies from archived collections. This Scientist will also support prospective clinical studies. This position will collaborate with our investigators to coordinate all elements of study design and analysis, including clinical data quality and resulting data interpretation in a timely and cost-effective way. This Scientist will build productive relationships with external investigators, nationally and internationally, and with internal team members. Level commensurate with experience.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops clinical study designs that align with strategic research and product development goals
  • Works directly with potential and existing external collaborators to understand sample and clinical data quality
  • Assesses the risk/benefit of sample and clinical data quality and the process of acquiring clinical samples and data and managing collaborative agreements alongside business development colleagues
  • Works as a part of the Clinical group to evaluate and prioritize collaborative studies
  • Reviews, analyzes, interprets and presents clinical study results both internally and externally
  • Represents Clinical Research and Development on interdisciplinary teams so that individual projects and programs are integrated and deliver accurate and timely data
  • Reviews pertinent literature to understand current care pathways and recognize unmet clinical needs, and applies that knowledge to clinical study design and interpretation that enable performance assessment relevant to targeted clinical utilities
  • Helps to create knowledge from the data: performs initial or exploratory statistical analyses; interprets the scientific and biological meaning of the data; creates reports for internal or external use; and contributes to and/or authors publications along with other key stakeholders

Skills & Requirements

Education

  • Clinically related science degree (Master of Public Health, Clinical Science or PhD)
  • PhD with 2+ years of related clinical study design and execution experience, or a Masters with 10+ years of related experience

Skills and experience

  • Experience working with clinical study design, interpretation and reporting of results to internal interdisciplinary teams and to the scientific community through conference presentations and publications
  • Clinical operations: several years of experience in managing the efficient execution of clinical studies, with responsibility for quality and timeliness
  • Experience designing and interpreting case-control or case-cohort studies from large epidemiologic studies with multiple clinical endpoints
  • Experience designing clinical studies focused on cardiovascular risk, diabetic complications, and metabolic disease preferred
  • Communications: able to present oral and written information in a clear and concise way to individuals, teams, external collaborators and in public fora
  • Experience using basic statistical analysis programs to analyze study results

 Work Environment:

Work is in typical office environment. Extended keyboarding time is required. Up to 25% of time may be spent traveling (national and international) to customer or collaborator sites, including extended driving trips.

http://www.hirebridge.com/v3/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?cid=7150&jid=459751&m=0

If you have difficulty with the online application system please send an email to careers@somalogic.com describing your problem so we can help you. If you are unable to use the online submission system, you can mail your resume to:

Human Resources
SomaLogic, Inc.
2945 Wilderness Place
Boulder, CO 80301

SomaLogic is an EEO/AA employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce.


Read the full job description

Medical Communications Postdoctoral Fellowship

Date Posted:
11/3/2017

MedImmune

INT

Location:
Cambridge,England,United Kingdom
Gaithersburg,Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-016486
Posted date: Nov. 01, 2017

The Medical Communications Postdoctoral Fellowship program is designed to provide PhDs or PharmDs with the opportunity to gain specialized and in-depth training in writing various regulatory documents and scientific publications related to clinical development within the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Assist in the development of high-quality clinical regulatory and other supporting documents for pipeline and/or marketed products. These documents may include: clinical study protocols, Investigator’s Brochures, clinical study reports, and sections of Investigational New Drug (IND) Applications or Biologics License Applications (BLAs)

·       Assist in the development of high-quality abstracts, posters, and manuscripts

·       Learn about development and execution of a publication plan

·       Work collaboratively with internal medical communication personnel, publications leads, publication  associates, and clinical study teams to ensure that projects are completed per time and quality goals

·       Interact with external contract medical writers, investigators, journals, and colleagues in relevant professional associations

·       Attend project-specific team meetings

·       Develop a working knowledge of internal standard operating procedures (SOPs) as well as regulatory authority guidelines and requirements, International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) Guidances, and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for reference in the development of required clinical documents and publications

·       Attend all relevant training courses and/or workshops (internal or external) to enhance professional development 

Education Requirements:

A PhD in a Biomedical Sciences discipline or a PharmD is required. The candidate must have completed his/her doctoral degree requirements recently (ie, within the last 1-2 years). Candidates with one or two years of prior postdoctoral research experience will also be considered. 

Other Skills and Qualifications:

The candidate must have:

·       Conducted research in a relevant scientific field (eg, life sciences, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, health services research, or toxicology)

·       Demonstrated interest and skills in scientific writing (e.g., manuscripts, research grants, etc); a good publication record and first authorship is a plus

·       General understanding of statistical methodology

·       Ability to learn and understand regulatory requirements and drug development processes

·       Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

·       High attention to detail

·       Willingness and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

·       Willingness and flexibility to adapt to changing deadlines and priorities

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

 Next Steps – Apply today! https://job-search.astrazeneca.com/job/cambridge/post-doctoral-medical-communications/7684/6146264 

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them. 

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion orbelief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by lawAstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.


Read the full job description

Medical Communications Postdoctoral Fellowship

Date Posted:
11/3/2017

MedImmune

MD

Location:
Gaithersburg,Maryland,United States
Cambridge,England, United Kingdom
Job reference: R-016506
Posted date: Nov. 02, 2017

The Medical Communications Postdoctoral Fellowship program is designed to provide PhDs or PharmDs with the opportunity to gain specialized and in-depth training in writing various regulatory documents and scientific publications related to clinical development within the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Assist in the development of high-quality clinical regulatory and other supporting documents for pipeline and/or marketed products. These documents may include: clinical study protocols, Investigator’s Brochures, clinical study reports, and sections of Investigational New Drug (IND) Applications or Biologics License Applications (BLAs)

·       Assist in the development of high-quality abstracts, posters, and manuscripts

·       Learn about development and execution of a publication plan

·       Work collaboratively with internal medical communication personnel, publications leads, publication  associates, and clinical study teams to ensure that projects are completed per time and quality goals

·       Interact with external contract medical writers, investigators, journals, and colleagues in relevant professional associations

·       Attend project-specific team meetings

·       Develop a working knowledge of internal standard operating procedures (SOPs) as well as regulatory authority guidelines and requirements, International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) Guidances, and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for reference in the development of required clinical documents and publications

·       Attend all relevant training courses and/or workshops (internal or external) to enhance professional development 

Education Requirements:

A PhD in a Biomedical Sciences discipline or a PharmD is required. The candidate must have completed his/her doctoral degree requirements recently (ie, within the last 1-2 years). Candidates with one or two years of prior postdoctoral research experience will also be considered. 

Other Skills and Qualifications:

·       Conducted research in a relevant scientific field (eg, life sciences, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, health services research, or toxicology)

·       Demonstrated interest and skills in scientific writing (e.g., manuscripts, research grants, etc); a good publication record and first authorship is a plus

·       General understanding of statistical methodology

·       Ability to learn and understand regulatory requirements and drug development processes

·       Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

·       High attention to detail

·       Willingness and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

·       Willingness and flexibility to adapt to changing deadlines and priorities

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications 

Next Steps – Apply today! https://job-search.astrazeneca.com/job/gaithersburg/post-doctoral-medical-communications/7684/6131687  

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them. 

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by lawAstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.


Read the full job description

Small Lab - Role of FLT3 in development and prognosis of leukemia

Date Posted:
11/3/2017

Oncology

MD

The Small lab in the Oncology Department at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. The lab’s research is focused on understanding the role of FLT3, one of the most frequently mutated genes in AML, in the development and prognosis of leukemia. This includes studies of cooperativity with other genetic alterations and how to target these pathways to generate improved therapies for patients with AML. The lab’s interests extend from the study of signal transduction to the generation of genetically engineered murine models to drug development.

 Qualified candidates must have a recent PhD degree with a record of publications in the relevant field of study. Highly self-motivated candidates with a strong background in molecular/cellular biology are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be fully trained in cellular / molecular medicine and hematology / oncology with proficiency in oral presentation and grant / manuscript preparation.  

 The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. To apply, please email your CV with a cover letter summarizing your experience and the contact information of three references to:

 

Donald Small, M.D., Ph.D. 

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins 

CRB1 Room 251, 1650 Orleans St. Baltimore, MD 21231 

Phone: 410-614-0994;  e-mail: donsmall@jhmi.edu 

Read the full job description

Postdoctoral Scientist

Date Posted:
11/3/2017

Rise Therapeutics LLC

MD

Rise Therapeutics is recruiting a postdoctoral scientist with a strong interest in developing innovative new immunological therapies to work in our Rockville, Maryland laboratory. Our Postdoctoral Scientist Program offers a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial minded scientists to develop the skills and experience necessary for a successful career in the biotechnology industry. The Postdoctoral Scientist will lead research programs and product development strategies to generate pre-clinical validation datasets to support drug development programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (PhD and/or MD) in the life sciences
  • Background in immunological research
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment
  • Strong sense of responsibility for deadlines and data accuracy
  • Ability to deliver results in a highly independent environment
  • Rigor and attention to detail in all aspects of science
  • Ability to exercise discretion when handling confidential or sensitive information
  • Comfort with collaboration in a team-based environment

 Benefits

  • Develop new therapies to treat autoimmunity, infection, and cancer
  • Gain experience working in biotech
  • Mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and business executives
  • Ability to patent discoveries and better understand intellectual property management
  • Opportunities to publish and attend/present at scientific meetings
  • Expand relationships/connections with leading academic innovators and global biotechnology/pharmaceutical partners

Please email your CV or resume to: gfanger@risetherapeutics.com

About Rise Therapeutics

Rise Therapeutics is a product focused company developing targeted immunological-based biologics using a unique and proprietary oral delivery platform. Rise leverages its target discovery expertise to understand microbiome gut biology as it relates to regulation of immune function. In turn, we then utilize these microbiome discoveries to identify new immune regulatory pathways and develop unique, first-in-class immune modulatory drugs for the treatment of inflammation, autoimmunity and cancer. For more information, please visit our website at www.risetherapeutics.com


Read the full job description

Senior Scientific Researcher, Immunology Discovery

Date Posted:
11/2/2017

Genentech

CA

Senior Scientific Researcher,

Immunology Discovery, Genentech Research

 Join a Team that Lives to Improve Lives

People come to Genentech from across disciplines and across the world to solve our most challenging medical conditions. You’ll find inspiration in our passion for biotechnology, our purpose to positively impact the lives of millions of patients and our dedication to our people. Joining Genentech means being part of a tradition of inquiry that will change the world. It means embracing our failures as much as our successes. It requires a willingness to look beyond the edge of what's possible. And a focus on doing the day-to-day work that makes great science happen.

The following opportunity exists in our South San Francisco, CA headquarters:

Senior Scientific Researcher, Immunology Discovery, Genentech Research

Description

For 40 years, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry, using innovative science to develop breakthrough medicines that improve the lives of people with serious or life-threatening diseases. We’re also passionate about our people and know they are our most important asset. For our employees, we foster an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and we offer highly competitive benefits that help them manage the many demands on their time

We are looking to hire a bright, highly motivated and independent Senior Scientific researcher  to join the lab of Dr. Heinrich Jasper within the Immunology Discovery Group.

We have an opportunity for a creative, enthusiastic and independent researcher to join the Immunology Discovery department as a Senior Scientific Researcher, to study inflammatory signaling in homeostasis, aging, and disease. The successful candidate will participate in the discovery and interrogation of novel pathways and processes involved in a wide range of age-related inflammatory and degenerative diseases, and that influence tissue regeneration in homeostatic conditions. Leveraging our in vivo, in vitro and ex vivo model systems, she or he will have the opportunity to discover and characterize novel biology with the goal of developing innovative therapies.

Who You Are

Qualified candidates will hold a doctoral degree in Immunology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, or Biochemistry and have a track record of success as illustrated by a strong publication record, authorship on patents, or other tangible success metrics. Candidates must have experience with in vivo models in addition to technical expertise in genetic, histological, molecular, and cellular biology techniques. Experience in lung and intestinal biology, macrophage and stem cell biology, as well as expertise in bioinformatics is preferred. Experience with Drosophila as a model system is a plus.

Finally, to be successful as a Senior Scientific Researcher, the candidate should not only have excellent communication and teamwork skills, but also have an inquisitive mindset with strong problem-solving skills.

Relevant publications:
Neves et al. (2016). Science, 353(6294): aaf3646
Deng et al. (2015). Nature, 528:212-7.
Guo et al.(2014). Cell 156:109-22.

A Job with Benefits Beyond the Benefits

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

Apply at https://www.gene.com/careers/detail/3424748844/Senior-Scientific-Researcher-Immunology-Discovery-Genentech-Research 

 

Read the full job description

Research Scientist-Cellular/Molecular Immunology

Date Posted:
11/2/2017

Lilly

CA

Responsibilities
The immunology research group at Lilly's Biotechnology Center in San Diego seeks a Ph.D or Ph.D/M.D level scientist with deep immunology knowledge and drug discovery experience, with a track-record of publication in peer-reviewed journals. You will be part of a team responsible for developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases and will also be involved in the selection and advancement of targets, biomarkers and mechanism of action of relevant pipeline compounds. You should be a highly motivated team player, passionate about scientific research and drug discovery, with a broad knowledge of immunology particularly in immune tolerance. Extensive research and drug discovery experience in the field of regulatory T cells is preferred to drive and support preclinical and clinical development of the broader Lilly immunology portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize cutting-edge knowledge and assays to design and execute experiments that identify and validate targets for our interested disease portfolio
  • Collaborate within and outside Lilly to deliver novel, differentiating drug candidates into clinical development, understand their mechanism of action, biomarkers and patient tailoring
  • Remain tightly connected to the external academic and biopharma communities to source ideas, collaborations and technologies to drive novel medicine discovery
  • Serve as a source of state-of-the-art scientific knowledge in the field of immune tolerance especially related to regulatory T cells; exert influence on research direction and drug target selection
  • Record, analyze and communicate scientific ideas and data to governance committees, managers and project teams with clear interpretation of hypotheses and results

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Recognized as a scientific expert in immunology, inflammation and autoimmune disease especially in immune tolerance with deep knowledge of regulatory T cells
  • Has deep expertise in working with primary human/rodent tissue/cells, in vivo pharmacology with various autoimmune/inflammatory disease models
  • Knowledge and experience in investigating immune cellular interactions and receptor signaling/function for cell-cell interactions and immune responses
  • Has a truly innovative mind that lends to the development of solutions to complicated and complex problems
  • Ability to appraise scientific literature and identify and validate potential targets and impact practical and strategic approaches to research and projects


Basic Qualifications

  • Ph.D or Ph.D./MD in immunology or related field
  • Industry experience preferred.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Expertise in cellular/molecular immunology of human and animal immune system, particularly in immune tolerance with deep knowledge of regulatory T cells
  • Knowledge of pharmacology with experience of various autoimmune and inflammatory disease models
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaboration/team spirit
  • Track record of scientific success demonstrated by authorship on publications in excellent journals, and/ or patents

Additional Information
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Lilly credits its exceptional employees for its successes, and knows the key to ongoing achievement lies in attracting and retaining the best people. A company rich in heritage, Lilly employs individuals, conducts research and markets products worldwide. By providing for the unmet needs of our customers through a continuous stream of innovation, we will outgrow all competitors.

Lilly earns consistent and wide recognition for creating an exceptional work environment:•Business Week magazine 50 Best Places To Launch A Career™
•FORTUNE America's Most Admired Companies™
•FORTUNE 50 Best Companies for Minorities™
•Working Mother 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers™
•Industry Week magazine 100 Best-Managed Companies™
•Science magazine Best Companies for Scientists™

Apply at https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25428&siteid=5645&AReq=36118BR&Codes=ScienceCareers 


Read the full job description

Postdoctoral fellow

Date Posted:
11/2/2017

University of Miami

FL

Postdoctoral fellow

The Welford Lab in the Department of Radiation Oncology has recently translocated to the Miller School of Medicine and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.  We are seeking independent and self-motivated postdoctoral fellows with academic career aspirations to lead cancer research projects related to cancer metabolism, hypoxia, and radiobiology.  The Welford lab is interested in mechanism-based paradigms for new cancer therapeutic strategies related to cell signaling, stress response, and epigenetic gene regulation, and is looking for new team members to tackle hypothesis driven projects.  Cross disciplinary mindsets are encouraged.

Requirements:

  • PhD in cancer-research applicable field (e.g. molecular biology, pharmacology, genetics)
  • successful publication record
  • experience with tissue culture and animal models of cancer
  • internal drive to reach the next career level with a team member attitude
  • written and spoken fluency in English.

Please send application package to welfordlab@gmail.com, including:

  1. letter of intent including research accomplishments and career goals
  2. CV
  3. references

Read the full job description

Postdoctoral Fellow, R&D

Date Posted:
11/2/2017

Regeneron

NY

Postdoctoral Fellow, R&D (5 openings)

Position Summary:
 Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:
The postdoctoral fellow position is for early career scientist trainees to receive a rigorous scientific training at Regeneron under the auspices of a scientist mentor during a 4-year training period. Fellows will be expected to conduct creative exploratory research that results in publishable data within their fellowship period.

The program will consist of:

  • Four years of formal postdoctoral training in a program directed by an award-winning educator
  • Exposure to the biotechnology industry's most successful and innovative scientists
  • Opportunities to pursue cutting-edge, creative biomedical research in a prestigious, well- resourced, and highly driven industry environment
  • Weekly postdoctoral scientist meetings to foster scientific rigor, creative thinking, critical reasoning, and career advancement
  • Encouragement of scholarly productivity such as publications and conference presentations

As part of your Postdoctoral Training Program, you will:

  • Conduct forward-looking, innovative, and creative research to address a novel scientific question of your choice under the auspices of a scientist mentor
  • Publish and disseminate data via external conferences and peer-reviewed publications
  • Assist with mentoring and teaching intern and other more junior trainees
  • Participate in postdoctoral program activities such as weekly meetings and the annual research conference
  • Present data internally, including at lab meetings, trainee meetings, and company wide seminars
  • Provide ongoing reports of research progress to supervisors and program staff

Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree in a relevant discipline
  • Scientists looking for their first or second postdoctoral training
  • Superior scientific skills including critical and analytical thinking
  • Demonstrated publication success as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interact dynamically and constructively with scientific peers
  • Note: occasional travel

Application Details:
Applications Accepted: October 1, 2017 - December 1, 2017
Letter of recommendation are required. (Please find additional details in online application)
Applications received after December 1, 2017 may not be considered.
Following the close date, please allow 3-4 months for review and interviews.
Targeted Start Date: July 2018
If you have an issue submitting or any questions, please email: postdoctoral@regeneron.com.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.


Read the full job description

Features Editor

Date Posted:
10/30/2017

Society for Neuroscience

MD

The Society for Neuroscience is seeking a contract Features Editor to develop and manage new feature content for eNeuro, the Society's open access journal. The Features Editor will work with the journal's Editor-in-Chief and central office staff in the creation of feature content, and the planning, management, and peer-review of this content. Feature content may include multi-media content as well as more traditional written articles.

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is committed to advancing the understanding of the brain and nervous system by creating venues to share great science, to provide professional development for neuroscience professionals, to promote public education and general education in neuroscience research, and to inform legislators and other policymakers about new developments.

The Features Editor's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and invite potential authors to write retrospectives, review articles, and commentaries along with other content that may be fitting to the scope of eNeuro.
  • Coordinate production of multi-media content such as author videos, video abstracts, and other special interest content.
  • Write and edit content suitable for communicating with the public to promote content, such as on social media, newsletters, or blog posts, etc.
  • Provide administrative support to the EiC in cases of allegations of ethical violations/scientific misconduct.
  • Communicate regular updates to the EiC and journal central office.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong communication, writing, time management and organizational skills
  • A strong knowledge of modern technology including but not limited to social media
  • Critical thinking skills and attention to detail with the ability to be flexible, adaptable and creative
  • The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • A PhD in the life sciences with a multidisciplinary interest in neuroscience topics is required.

The contract is for one year with the possibility of additional renewals at an hourly rate of $40 and an anticipated weekly commitment of 20 hours.

If this is you and you are eager to make meaningful contributions to a highly relevant and important mission, please submit a cover letter and a copy of your resume for consideration.  To apply: https://sfncareers.applicantpro.com/jobs/665171.html 

The Society for Neuroscience is wholly dedicated to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse group of talented people.  We are committed to provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected criteria, in accordance with applicable law and we welcome Veteran applicants.


Read the full job description

Postdoctoral Associate (Organ Cryopreservation and Nanowarming)

Date Posted:
10/23/2017

University of Minnesota

MN

University of Minnesota (UM)

Bioheat and Mass Transfer Lab &Transplantation

Research Lab

Job Description:

We are seeking one or more postdoctoral fellows to join our collaborative group at UM. We have developed exciting new technology for the cryopreservation and subsequent rewarming of organs and tissues for use in transplant and reconstructive surgery. Nanowarming involves the use of iron oxide nanoparticles and non-contact inductive radiofrequency excitation to successfully rewarm 50–80-mL (≥ 5 cm diameter), with plans to expand our systems up to 1 L (12 cm diameter) to rewarm vitrified human organ and tissue systems for transplantation [1]. The successful candidate will partake in our research activities geared towards perfusion loading, cryogenic storage and inductive rewarming and transplant of tissues and whole organs. Postdoctoral associates are expected to be independent while interacting in a highly multi-disciplinary collaborative team environment between the College of Science and Engineering (CSE), the Medical School, and a growing number of national and international labs.

Required Skills & Experience:

PhD in Biomedical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or a related field; or MD or MD/PhD with relevant research experience. Demonstrable interest in pursuing either academic positions or translation and commercialization is a requirement.

*Preferred Experience:

1.Transport engineering (heat and mass transfer, biotransport, phase change in tissues and organs)

2.Perfusion engineering (preservation solution and nanoparticle loading/unloading of tissues and organs)

3.Magnetic nanoparticle synthesis, coating, characterization, heating & modeling

4.Biological and functional assessments (cell, tissue and organ viability testing)

5.Small animal surgery (microsurgery and transplant models)

*Candidates do not need to have all skill sets to be considered. The successful candidate will be exposed to all of these areas throughcollaborative studies in the lab.

BHMT and TRL Labs Description:

The Bioheat and Mass Transfer (BHMT) lab at the University of Minnesota is affiliated with the Mechanical Engineering Department & the Medical School. Our current and former trainees include 28 Master’s students, 22 PhDs (including 2 MD PhDs) and 13 Post Doctoral Fellows. Nine of these students are currently faculty in academia, with the remainder primarily in biomedical industry including: Medtronic, BSCI, St. Jude (Abbott), Angiodynamics, Siemens, Genzyme, and others. The BHMT lab has been continuously funded by NIH, NSF, DOD, and industry since 1993. The Transplant Research Lab (TRL) studies transplant immunology, immune tolerance, and organ cryopreservation. It has been continuously funded with NIH and foundation awards since 2009. Current TRL lab members include 2 postdoctoral fellows and 2 graduate students. (See: BHMT Lab & Funding).

Application Package:

Applications should be sent to bischof@umn.edu and efinger@umn.edu with the subject line "Postdoc-Organ Warming”, and addressed to John Bischof, PhD and Erik Finger MD, PhD. We prefer the application packages to be submitted as a single pdf document that contains: 1) a cover letter, 2) a full CV with a complete list of publications, 3) name and contacts details of 3 references, 4) and list of laboratory and other methods mastered, or other relevant experience.

[1] Selected Recent Publications and Nanowarming Background:

1.Manuchehrabadi, Gao et al. Science Trans. Med. 2017. http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/9/379/eaah4586

2.Etheridge et al. Technology 2014. http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S2339547814500204

3.Discussion: Giwa et al. Nature Biotech. 2017 http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v35/n6/abs/nbt.3889.html

4.Press releases: https://sciencetm.altmetric.com/details/16902376/news

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer


Read the full job description

Production Engineer I

Date Posted:
10/12/2017

LifeSprout

MD

Position: Production Engineer I

Company background:
Founded in September 2015 as a spinout from Johns Hopkins University, LifeSprout is a medical device company developing the next-generation of soft tissue alternatives for aesthetic and reconstructive medicine. The company is led by a management team well-versed in the business, clinical, and scientific aspects of medical device company operation. We are looking to expand both the business and technical teams to accelerate product development milestones.

Position Overview:
LifeSprout is seeking an individual with a scientific background, product development experience, and interest in developing skills in the biomaterials or medical device field. The ideal candidate will thrive in a highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced, start-up environment. The position would be extremely hands-on with primary responsibilities including (1) following established manufacturing protocols [specifically electrospinning, cyromilling, plasma treatment, lyophilization] to produce composite materials and (2) implementing quality control procedures. This is a full-time position based in Baltimore, MD, at LifeSprout headquarters in the FastForward East Accelerator facility adjacent to Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. This person would work directly under LifeSprout's Director of Technology at the FF1812 space.

Basic Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, biomedical engineering, production engineering, or a related discipline with 0-2 years experience in industry or academia.
• Experience in materials handling and processing; beneficial if previous experience includes electrospinning, hydrogel synthesis, and/or surface modification.
• Experience in working and directing collaborative research programs with other scientists; sharing data and problem solving collaboratively on a team.
• Demonstrated ability to execute on deliverables and manage milestones.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Graduate degree in chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, biomedical engineering, production engineering, or a related discipline with 2-5 years experience in industry or academia.
• Previous experience in creation of work instructions and inspection procedures/processes.
• Previous experience in handling complaint investigations, trend analysis, and/or CAPA investigation.
• Working knowledge of GMP manufacturing processes, FDA and regulatory bodies, and quality systems.
• Specific work or academic project experience in the soft tissue aesthetic and/or reconstructive arenas.

Eligibility to work in the U.S. is required. Relocation assistance to Baltimore, MD will be considered based on candidate and circumstance.

For immediate consideration please send resume and note to: jobs@lifesproutbio.com

Preferred email subject line: “Production Engineer _ Your Last Name”

 


Read the full job description

Miller Lab - Immunology Research

Date Posted:
10/5/2017

Dermatology

MD

 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology

Name of the Investigator: Lloyd S. Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Dermatology, Infectious Diseases and Orthopaedic Surgery

Description: Description: Full-time position for a Ph.D. or Ph.D. candidate is available for immunology research in the Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology (in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Division of Infectious Diseases) to investigate mechanisms of cutaneous host defense, Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA infections and inflammatory skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. This research employs advanced techniques of in vivo optical and anatomical imaging and innovative human organotypic culture models of infection and humanized mice. Previous research experience in immunology research with experience in mouse models, cell culture, flow cytometry, ELISAs, and molecular biology techniques with with first-author peer-reviewed manuscripts in immunology is required. This is a unique opportunity for highly qualified and extremely motivated applicants to start their post-doctoral training in a newly renovated state-of-the-art research laboratory under the mentorship of Lloyd S. Miller, M.D., Ph.D.

For selected publications from the Miller Laboratory, please see:

Miller, LS and Cho, JS. 2011. Immunity against Staphylococcus aureus cutaneous infections. Nature Reviews Immunology 11(8): 505-518. http://www.nature.com/nri/journal/v11/n8/full/nri3010.html

Liu, H, Archer, NK, Dillen, CA, Wang, Y, Ashbaugh, AG, Ortines, RV, Kao, T, Lee, SK, Cai, SS, Miller, RJ, Marchitto, MC, Zhang, E, Riggins, DP, Plaut, RD, Stibitz, S, Geha, RS, Miller, LS. 2017. Staphylococcus aureus epicutaneous exposure drives skin inflammation via IL-36-induced IL-17-mediated T cell responses. Cell Host & Microbe. In press.

Cho, JS, Guo, Y, Ramos, RI, Hebroni, F, Plaisier, SB, Xuan, C, Granick, JL, Matsushima, H, Takashima, A, Iwakura, Y, Cheung, AL, Cheng, G, Lee, DJ, Simon, SI, Miller, LS. 2012. Neutrophil-derived IL-1β is sufficient for abscess formation in immunity against Staphylococcus aureus in mice. PLOS Pathogens 8(11): e1003047. PMCID: PMC3510260. http://www.plospathogens.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.ppat.1003047

Cho, JS, Pietras, EM, Garcia, NC, Ramos, RI, Farzam, DM, Monroe, HR, Magorien, JE, Blauvelt, A, Kolls, JK, Cheung, AL, Cheng, G, Modlin, RL, Miller, LS. 2010. IL-17 is essential for host defense against cutaneous Staphylococcus aureus infection in mice. Journal of Clinical Investigation 120(5): 1762-1773. PMCID: PMC2860944. http://www.jci.org/articles/view/40891

Wang, Y, Cheng, LL, Helfer, DR, Ashbaugh, AG, Miller, RJ, Tzomides, AJ, Thompson, JM, Ortines, RV, Tsai, AS, Liu, H, Dillen, CA, Archer, NK, Cohen, TS, Tkaczyk, C, Stover, CK, Sellman, BR, Miller, LS. 2017. Hematogenous implant-related biofilm infection mouse model reveals therapeutic targets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 114(26):E5094-E5102: PMCID: PMC5495257. http://www.pnas.org/content/114/26/E5094

 

If interested, please send an email with your CV and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Lloyd Miller at: lloydmiller@jhmi.edu


Read the full job description

Scientist I

Date Posted:
10/5/2017

GeneDX Inc

MD

Position Description:
GeneDx is a rapidly growing CAP and CLIA certified diagnostic genetic testing laboratory for molecular genetics. Our historic mission has been to make clinical diagnostic testing available for people with genetic conditions and their families. We apply cutting edge technologies that provide a wide array of molecular genetic diagnostic tests, including whole exome sequencing and next-generation sequencing panels. We specialize in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders, but also test for common disorders. To learn more about GeneDx, please visit our website at www.genedx.com

This position will be part of the R&D team responsible for developing new technologies and molecular tests for mutation analysis in our CAP/CLIA certified Clinical Sequencing Laboratories

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the innovation, development, testing and evaluation of next generation sequencing technologies.
  • Analysis of next generation sequencing data and interpretation of results. 
  • Extensive hands-on use and troubleshooting of next generation sequencing instruments. 
  • Identify bottlenecks and streamline clinical laboratory testing procedures. 
  • Design high throughput and scalable next generation sequencing assays for fully automated clinical laboratories. 

Key Skills:

  • Fundamental understanding of molecular biology techniques and principles.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize laboratory and data analysis tasks. 
  • Strong inter personal skills and the ability to lead the successful completion of experiments. 
  • Ability to correlate next generation sequencing data with changes in the laboratory procedure.

Requirements:

  • PhD in Mol Bio, Biochem, Genetics, or related field with 2-4 years of post doc experience
  • Extensive experience with molecular biology techniques, including sequencing, electrophoresis, RNA, and genotyping technology
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are critical 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance Long and short term disability plans 
  • 401K retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Flexible Spending Account Tuition Assistance, Employee Discounts Paid Time Off Regular performance appraisals, merit increases 
  • Work with a company of talented professionals dedicated to making GeneDx shine! 
  • Supportive company structure- promoted 100 employees in the last year 
  • Business casual environment, dog friendly

To Apply:
Please send resume to: DDyke@Genedx.com


Read the full job description

Assistant Professor Immunometabolism and Tumor Immunity

Date Posted:
10/5/2017

Perelman school of medicine

PA

Position Description:
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia seek candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the tenure track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Immunometabolism and Tumor Immunity and will be expected to establish and maintain an independent, extramurally funded research program. Teaching and mentoring of graduate and medical students is an integral component of this position and sufficient postdoctoral or fellowship experience to demonstrate accomplishments, independence and outstanding promise.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include understanding how metabolic pathway choice affects lymphocyte differentiation into specific effector subsets, and how the immune system is affected by the altered
metabolic landscape of the tumor microenvironment in which the nutrient/metabolite pools and environmental conditions (such as hypoxia and acidosis) have been dramatically altered by the metabolic state of the tumor.

Requirements:
Applicants must have an M.D./Ph.D or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. The position is affiliated with the Division of Transplant Immunology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), immediately adjacent to Penn. We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

To Apply:
Please apply for this position online at:
https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g330/d4760


Read the full job description

Assistant Director R&D

Date Posted:
10/5/2017

GeneDX Inc

MD

Position Description:
GeneDx,a division of BioReference Laboratories, is a rapidly-growing, diverse clinical laboratory in Gaithersburg, MD that provides molecular diagnosis for genetic disorders. GeneDx is recruiting for a full-time Assistant Director of R&D (GenPath) to support the development of assays and clinical data analysis tools for the BioReference- GenPath division.

Working closely with the Associate Director, R&D (GeneDx), this individual directs and coordinates activities of the department engaged in research and development projects supporting somatic genomic tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prognostication of patients with solid tissue and hematological malignancies, as well as high throughput genomic "screens" to evaluate reproductive risk for genetic diseases in a family, preconception and prenatal. The Assistant Director will also be responsible for the transfer of validation-ready assays to the technology transfer and validation (TT&V) group and the production genomics laboratory of BioReference Laboratories/GenPath, located in Elmwood Park, NJ. This position includes up to 25% travel to the GenPath clinical laboratory in Elmwood Park, NJ.

Duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for technical oversight and direction of research and development projects supporting BioReference Laboratories somatic cancer and women's reproductive health genomic testing programs.
  • Delivers optimized robust clinical assays to the TT&V lab in Elmwood Park.
  • Works closely with TT&V to manage project planning, optimization and technology transfer to the testing laboratory.
  • Works closely with the Data Science group to get sign offs on all data for quality and robustness.
  • Follows executive leadership decision on project priorities and relevant resource allocations.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of various qualitative and quantitative reports and records.
  • Regularly(weekly) holds meetings with R&D lab, TT&V, BioReference and company leadership on project status.
  • Authors and submits scientific conference abstracts and manuscripts.
  • Works cooperatively in a team environment supporting senior laboratory and management staff.
  • Reviews and updates SOPs and oversees all QA/QC activities for the R&D Lab. 

Requirements:
PhDin medical technology, chemistry, biology, or related life science, plus 5+years relevant work experience.

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance Long and short-term disability plans
  • 401k retirement savings plan with a company match 
  • Flexible Spending Account Tuition Assistance, Employee Discounts Paid Time Off 
  • Regular performance appraisals, merit increases 
  • Work with a company of talented professionals dedicated to making GeneDx shine! 
  • Supportive company structure- promoted 100 employees in the last year 
  • Business casual environment, dog friendly

To Apply:
Please send resume to: Ddyke@Genedx.com


Read the full job description

Senior Surveillance Coordinator

Date Posted:
10/4/2017

ICF

MD

Senior Surveillance Coordinator 

(Job Number:1700002816)

Apply at: https://icfi.taleo.net/careersection/icf_prof_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700002816&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.WdJr4qD-zJY.mailto

Description

 Social & Analytic Solutions Group

International Health and Development

Rockville, MD 

Interested in a career that focuses on positively impacting quality of life and influencing global and national policies in the developing world? Then look at ICF. Backed by 30+ years of experience and a worldwide network of development professionals, we help clients promote sustainable development and build in-country capacity in leading areas such as global health, food security, climate change, and clean energy.

Job Description:

ICF is seeking candidates for the role of Senior Surveillance Coordinator (SSC) for a USAID project that will support select governments and their relevant ministries in the strengthening of their laboratories and surveillance systems. The position will be based in Washington, D.C. but may involve frequent international travel. The SSC will have both administrative and technical responsibilities. The administrative responsibilities include managing task orders, the associated staff, logistics and budgets. The technical responsibilities include working with USAID to develop terms of reference and overseeing of task orders; providing technical support to task order teams developing solutions and providing capacity development to in-country surveillance systems; and lead planning for project direction in the area of surveillance.    

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the client on task orders for this area
  • Manage staff and partners engaged in surveillance related task orders
  • Provide technical direction to those implementing the work
  • Ensure work and work products meet high levels of quality
  • Ensuring that task orders occur according to timelines and within budget

Qualifications 

  • A minimum of a PhD, MD, DVM, or DrPH in science, public health or an equivalent field;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working on international projects related to disease surveillance;
  • A demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners on collaborative projects;
  • A demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with international organizations, NGO or PVO partners, host country governments (including senior government officials), and U.S. Government Agencies.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.  

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity) 

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow. 

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com

Primary Location

 : United States-Maryland-Rockville


Read the full job description

Senior Malaria Research Advisor

Date Posted:
10/4/2017

ICF

MD

Senior Malaria Research Advisor 

(Job Number:1700003501)

Apply at: https://icfi.taleo.net/careersection/icf_prof_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700003501&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.Wc2qt7IR_F4.mailto

Description 

Social & Analytic Solutions Group

International Health and Development

Rockville, MD 

Interested in a career that focuses on positively impacting quality of life and influencing global and national policies in the developing world? Then look at ICF. Backed by 30+ years of experience and a worldwide network of development professionals, we help clients promote sustainable development and build in-country capacity in leading areas such as global health, food security, climate change, and clean energy.

 Job Description:

Through a contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), ICF Macro, an ICF Company, implements The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program. The DHS Program assists developing countries to implement surveys that collect information on fertility, mortality, maternal and child health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, and malaria, and also helps to conduct biomarker testing in households and in laboratories. The DHS Program employs public health and malaria experts, demographers, sampling statisticians, biomarker and laboratory experts and data processing specialists, among others. Please review The DHS Program website at http://www.dhsprogram.com to learn more about The DHS Program.

 The DHS Program is seeking to fill a Senior Malaria Advisor to support the DHS malaria portfolio. The position is based in our Metro-accessible office in Rockville, MD.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The Senior Malaria Advisor will be responsible for providing thought leadership and technical guidance to The DHS Program on all aspects of the malaria portfolio including malaria biomarkers, primarily by representing The DHS Program in global malaria fora, interacting with survey staff to integrate malaria innovations in the DHS surveys, both household and facility based surveys and leading malaria data analysis and research at DHS. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:   

  • Providing leadership in the area of malaria to meet global and country-specific current and emerging data needs within the context of The DHS Program
  • Representing The DHS Program at global malaria advisory and reference meetings
  • Leading and conducting data analysis of malaria data and the development of relevant outputs; e.g. policy-relevant multi-country comparative analyses and country-specific malaria indepth studies
  • Working closely with The DHS Program research team to meet joint goals and building capacity in the analysis and use of malaria data
  • Strengthening collaborations with partners for research involving external data
  • Providing input into monitoring, reporting, and improving malaria data quality  

Required Qualifications

  • PhD or a MPH with 7 or more years in Malaria, Public Health, or other relevant discipline
  • Knowledge of current global malaria protocols, standards and best practices
  • Knowledge of malaria and health issues in low and middle income countries
  • Relevant experience in survey implementation, research and analysis, and interpretation and/or in using data to identify and meet program monitoring and evaluation needs and contributing to policy in low income countries
  • Excellence in research and data analysis
  • Strong knowledge of statistical techniques, including multivariate methods
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work successfully in teams and with people of diverse cultural backgrounds 

Additional qualifications that would be a plus

  • Field experience in implementing population surveys in developing countries  
  • Background in working with USAID, other bilateral donors, or international agencies  
  • Fluency in spoken and written French 

Travel up to 20% of time to low and middle income countries mainly in Africa and Asia may be required. 

 

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.  

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity) 

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow. 

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com

Primary Location

 : United States-Maryland-Rockville


Read the full job description

Senior Scientist Medicinal Chemistry Oncology

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Medimmune

MA

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As a Medicinal Chemist (Senior Scientist) inthe IMED Oncology group in Waltham, MA you’ll play an important role in advancing new oncology drug projects to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. This is a hands-on laboratory position within a world leading global medicinal chemistry group with a history of delivery and innovation.

 

We are global, innovation-driven, integrated biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is to make a meaningful difference to patient health through great medicines that bring benefit for patients and add value for society. We discover, develop, manufacture and market prescription medicines for important areas of healthcare, which include some of the world’s most serious illnesses: cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory, inflammation, and autoimmune diseases.  We are driven by a shared goal to make a positive impact on the lives of patients with these serious diseases. Oncology is a core therapy area and growth platform at AstraZeneca and our vision is to deliver life-changing medicines that improve outcomes for patients most in need.

 

In addition to our passion for the discovery of innovative new medicines, we understand the importance of flexibility in our work-life environment and we offer a wide variety of benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources they need to pursue not only their work goals but also their life goals.  We are dedicated to building strong research teams that embrace the diversity of talents of team members and allow the larger group to grow and learn together to accomplish our collective goal to improve human health.

 

As a Medicinal Chemist at AstraZeneca, you will support oncology drug discovery programs through design and synthesis of potential drugs.  Working independently as well as part of a team, you’ll design and safely perform experiments, collect, analyze and interpret project data, recognize aberrant results, propose explanations including plans for follow-up experiments, and will propose synthetic routes for new analogs.   You will be expected to produce quality results in an efficient and timely manner; to maintain clear and accurate records of experimental work in lab notebooks; and to drive improvements to projects and department through sharing best practices.  You’ll prepare summaries of work for presentation in reports, patent applications and presentations and will have the opportunity to publish work in high quality peer reviewed journals and to present work both externally and internally

 

Required Experience:

  • Ph.D./Postdoc in synthetic organic chemistry (0-5 years industry experience) with good track record of publications
  • Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry.
  • Experience in route design towards complex molecules.
  • No prior medicinal chemistry experience required, although experience of physical organic chemistry as it pertains to medicinal chemistry desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safe operating practices.
  • Proficient in experimental design and laboratory equipment.
  • Develops understanding of how his/her own work impacts the project team's objectives and R&D discovery.
  • Leads by example with research integrity and work ethic
  • Is reliable, showing commitment to team goals and timelines
  • Shows respect for colleagues and passion for learning. Readily acquires new skills and techniques.
  • Proactively shares expertise and ideas, demonstrates flexibility and open-mindedness
  • Able to effectively work in a team and to communicate with colleagues at all levels. Is candid and honest in discussions
  • Has a 'can do’ attitude, maintains consistent work level and motivation despite negative results
  • Entrepreneurial – seeking out improved solutions to challenging problems

 

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

 

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer.  AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

Apply

Read the full job description

Scientist I/II

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Medimmune

MD

MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As a Scientist I / Scientist II in Gaithersburg, MD you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

 

We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.

 

MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 

We are looking for an exceptional bioinformatics scientist with expertise in respiratory/autoimmune and/or immuno-oncology research to apply state of the art genomics/genetics analytical approaches to help with understanding of disease mechanism, genetic variants, biological pathways, and predictive biomarkers with the ultimate goal of developing therapies. This position will focus on oncology research and may also involve research into respiratory and autoimmune diseases.

 

The candidate will mine and analyze clinical information collected as part of clinical trials, conduct correlative clinical studies, and interpret complex biological results for data generated from qRT-PCR, microarray and DNA/RNA sequencing in support of immuno-oncology and respiratory/autoimmune disease area programs. The candidate must have experience working with cancer databases (e.g. TCGA, ICGC), patient clinical data, high throughput sequencing databases (e.g. GEO, SRA), and conventional NGS tools. The candidate must also be proficient programming in R. The candidate should be capable of working on multiple simultaneous projects and have experience presenting results at scientific conferences.

 

Essential Requirements

 

A M.S. or PhD in biological sciences, computational biology, bioinformatics, or relevant field.

 

Scientist I: Masters - minimum 5 years of experience post degree or PhD - minimum 3 years of experience post degree.

Scientist II: Masters - minimum 8 years of experience post degree or PhD - minimum 5 years of experience post degree.

 

Experience analyzing biomarkers and developing scientific hypotheses based on disease pathogenesis and drug MOA in the areas of oncology and/or respiratory/autoimmune diseases.  A proven background interpreting biological findings from studies. Minimum of 5 years proficiency with R/Splus and at least one additional programming language required.

 

Ability to interact in a cross-functional environment and strong oral and written skills are required.  Must have strong publication record with proven ability to lead writing of manuscripts. The candidate should be capable of multitasking and working effectively with scientists from translational oncology and RIA.

 

Desirable Requirements

 

Experience with autoimmune or oncology therapeutic area is a plus.

 

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.


Read the full job description

Postdoc DNA Immunization

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Medimmune

INT

MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health and help fight and cure disease. 

 

As part of our development of novel therapies to cure patients, we are currently investigating the use of DNA immunization for the treatment of cancer.  As a Post-Doctoral Scientist in the Antibody Discovery and Protein Engineering (ADPE) team atCambridge, UK you will be involved in an exciting approach to use electroporation of muscle tissue to elicit a robust immune response against an antigen encoded on a DNA vector.

 

We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines.

 

MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 

This project will focus on the identification of novel tissue-specific promoters to optimise antigen expression in vivo. You willdesign and generate novel antigen expression vectors, perform immunizations via in vivo electroporation and analyse immune responses to novel cancer vaccines.

 

You will work collaboratively across ADPE to set up in vivo electroporation studies and present key data to the wider team.

 

Essential Requirements

  • PhD (or equivalent experience) in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related discipline.
  • Experience of expression construct design and testing.
  • Previous experience of in vivo experimentation, injections and sampling 
  • Strong molecular biology knowledge and demonstration of practical techniques.
  • Vaccine construction and immunization experience.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with staff from across multiple disciplines.
  • Conscientious, with an eye for detail.
  • Creative.

 

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience of In vivo electroporation.
  • Knowledge of Cancer Immunotherapy.
  • Experience of immunological analysis (FACS, ELISA, ELISpot, cytokine release assays etc.).
  • Good communication (written, oral) skills.
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and work collaboratively within the organisation

 

Next Steps – Apply today!

 

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

 

MedImmune is an equal opportunity employer. MedImmune will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Closing date for applications:  22nd Sept 2017

 

Competitive remuneration and company benefits apply.

 

*LI-MEDI

 

Apply
 

Read the full job description

IP Manager Life Sciences

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Arizona Technology Enterprises

AZ

The Manager of Intellectual Property Services will work closely with faculty, in-house counsel and AzTE business development professionals on obtaining invention disclosures, evaluating them, and monitoring the preparation of patent applications.  Additional responsibilities may include presentations to faculty, IP report generation and analysis, managing interns, and special projects.

What you’ll do:

  •  Work with faculty to explain ASU’s technology transfer activities particularly with regard to invention disclosures, the patent application process and AzTE’s standard procedures and practices
  • Interact closely with ASU faculty to monitor their research activities and to solicit and assist with the completion and submission of invention disclosures
  • Make presentations to faculty and student groups
  • When needed, work with in-house patent counsel and ASU inventors in crafting responses to patent office actions and other information requests
  • Work with internal leadership and the AzTE business development team to prepare reports and presentations communicating strategies, activities, and results obtained in the solicitation and management of intellectual property
  • Support researchers on intellectual property matters related to grant proposals for funding from public and private sources
  • Provide due diligence support to the AzTE business development team to assist in formulating strategies and action plans to bring innovations to market
Requirements

What you’ll need:

  • An advocate’s belief in the vision of ASU as the New American University
  • Provide best-in-class IP services to faculty and staff
  • Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies
  • Ability to evaluate a wide range of Life Science based technologies with respect to their commercial potential and application as/to products and processes in real world applications
  • Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment 
  • Ability to maintain a high-degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to AzTE, ASU Enterprise Partners, Foundation and University business and confidential prospect information
  • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, writing, and by phone with faculty, researchers, administrators and industry
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Problem solver who can take initiative and set priorities while being flexible 
  • Ability to represent and promote the institution
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects
  • Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans
  • Knowledge of Inteum database preferred

Relevant experience:
An advanced technical degree in the Life Sciences (preferably a Ph.D.) is required. The incumbent will also be expected either to have, or to obtain within one year, admission to the US Patent Bar (either as an agent or attorney).


Read the full job description

Senior Licensing Manager, College Science and Tech

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

University of Arizona

AZ

Position Summary:

The University of Arizona’s (UA) Tech Launch Arizona (TLA), working with the College of Science (COS), is seeking a self-motivated, outgoing individual with a scientific degree and experience in technology transfer and demonstrated ability to work independently for a Senior Licensing Manager (LM) position.  This position will work with primarily with COS faculty and is a joint report to the TLA Asst. VP and the COS Asst. Dean for External and Corporate Relations.

TLA is the University of Arizona unit with the primary mission of ensuring greater cohesion among University researchers, the business community, and organizations supporting technology commercialization to significantly enhance the impact of UA research and creative endeavors.  TLA represents a prioritization and resource enhancement of the University's technology commercialization efforts.  The COS LM, working directly with faculty, staff, and students, will help to significantly expand the UA portfolio of COS intellectual property and realize the impact associated with important inventions and discoveries.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!  Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).

Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Familiarize the faculty, staff, and students with technology transfer in terms of purpose, intellectual property, process, and value of commercialization to the College, inventors, community, and Arizona;
  • Understand the research activities across COS departments (including Chem/BioChem, Physics, Geosciences, Biology, Psychology, and other life and physical sciences) and the potential of that research for intellectual property (IP) protection and impact through commercialization;
  • Foster relationships with COS faculty to make them aware of commercial potential for their research, both present and future;
  • Work independently to guide inventors through invention disclosures, NDAs, conflict of interest considerations associated with startups, and other interactions with TLA, including meaningful prior art searches and results;
  • Work with inventors to determine technology milestones, timelines for moving technology into a commercial product, and appropriate IP strategies;
  • Help to assess and prioritize inventions for TLA's Asset Development funding;
  • Work with TLA marketing and business intelligence teams to identify potential licensees and contacts within those companies;
  • Work with researchers, TLA Intellectual Property Manager and team, and outside patent counsel to manage patent prosecution and other protection of inventions;
  • Negotiate various agreements, including licenses or options for intellectual property rights, and manage ongoing relationships with licensees;
  • Participate in outreach events to promote TLA, COS, and licensing opportunities;
  • Senior Licensing Managers are expected to carry a larger caseload, perform their duties with minimal supervision, and act as a mentor to newer members of the licensing staff;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university, with major studies in chemistry, or other science related field;
  • General knowledge of intellectual property law, intellectual property evaluation, and contracts, especially as pertains to a university setting;
  • Experience in working collaboratively with researchers or technical staff in intellectual property matters;
  • Experience as a team player who seeks, and uses effectively, instruction and advice from professional colleagues;
  • Strong business ethics and service orientation;
  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Multi-faceted negotiation skills with the ability to express complex ideas and positions clearly and succinctly;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, peers, academics, and other professionals, including external agencies, with varied interests and perspectives.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a related field;
  • Experience in the chemical industry;
  • At least two years’ technology licensing, business development, contract negotiation, or commercial assessment experience, including the development, preparation, review, or execution of a wide range of business contracts;
  • Working knowledge of intellectual property, specifically patents.

Documents required to be attached electronically with this application:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • References

Additional application instructions:

  • Please include the names and contact information for three references.

For more details and to apply for this position, please visit the URL listed below and search Job Number A22001.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.

 

Read the full job description

Senior Scientist Cell Biology

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Precise Bio

NC

Precise Bio, a US based company, is looking for experienced and a motivated and innovative candidates for the position of Cell Biology Scientist.

Primary Job Function:

• Apply techniques of tissue culture, histology and molecular biology to support the company’s bio-printer development.
• Develop advanced techniques for handling and analysis of cells, tissues, biomaterials and bioreactors.
• Confirm system and product capabilities by applying current testing methods and work to designing new ones.
• Manage and maintain databases, analyze data, write and present reports to company management.
• Evaluate future perspectives via collecting and summarizing information related to the research projects.
• Contribute to a multidisciplinary team efforts.
Spacer Image
 
Spacer Image

Job Requirements


Spacer Image
Skills & Qualifications:

• Resourceful, hands-on, problem solving individual with initiative and drive to work innovatively around technical obstacles
• Self-starter who can keep up with a fast development pace
• Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and excellent interpersonal skills to work with others
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple development projects simultaneously
• Flexibility to work on projects involving more than one engineering discipline.

• Flexibility to work on projects involving more than one engineering discipline.

Education:

PhD required in cell/molecular biology or related fields. A postdoctoral or industry experience of 3-5 years. Experience as an Assistant Professor or industry equivalent.

Experience / Training Required:

• Good knowledge and research experience in cell biology and regenerative medicine
• Experience growing multiple mammalian cell types (iPSC an advantage) and experimenting with biomaterials.
• Use of bioreactors and/or microfluidic devices is an advantage
• experience with cardiovascular cell biology is an advantage
• Experience with imaging techniques

Precise Bio, combines 2 paradigms: Regenerative Medicine and 3D Bio-Printing. Its vision is: "Growing live & vital complicated organs for transplant, with 3D technology". It’s innovative technology and experienced team aim to achieve a world with no need for organ harvesting, endless waiting lists and immunosuppressive drugs for patients requiring organs to save their life.
Spacer Image

Read the full job description

Senior Scientist/Postdoctoral Fellow

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

CurlBio LLC

NC

CurlBio, LLC develops drugs for the interrelated set of disorders involving type-II diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome and associated complications. Our current strategy for drug development uses a combination of phenotypic and molecular target driven approaches with core competencies in pancreatic islet technologies, fatty liver disease, and metabolic regulation in muscle tissue.

We are seeking an experienced cell or molecular biologist to work as part of the CurlBio team to design, optimize and validate cell-based high throughput screening platforms for use in drug discovery. The candidate should have a strong background in cell culture methods, including culture of primary cells. This position will require working in a fast paced, innovative environment and require the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Spacer Image
 
Spacer Image

Job Requirements


Spacer Image
Experience and Skills
• A Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology or similar discipline; or Master’s degree with relevant industry experience: or Bachelors with relevant industry experience
• Self-driven individual with strong organizational skills and the ability to independently managed multiple projects
• Experience with scientific writing, including manuscript preparation and grant writing
• Ability to work in a team environment and provide research to support overall company goals
• Ability to manage and maintain laboratory notebooks, analyze data and prepare reports
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
• Experience in developing, optimizing and validating cell models for phenotypic high-throughput screening
• Experience with high content imaging instrumentation and data software
• Experience with in vivo models of disease

Read the full job description

Science Associate

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

American Associates of Immunology

MD

Position Description:
The American Association of Immunologists (AAI), a professional biomedical research association, seeks scientist to assist with activities including writing assignments and assisting in the peer-review and editorial process for a major scientific journal, and the development of the scientific program for the annual meeting. This is a full-time, exempt position. Some travel required. Competitive salary, outstanding benefits, and free parking.

Qualifications:
Advanced degree (Ph.D., or related) in biological science; fluency in immunology required. Minimum of 3 years post-doctoral fellowship, research experience and publications in immunology required. Must have excellent, demonstrated writing skills in both science and general writing.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (other than a journal article), and salary history to: resumes@faseb.org. or you can visit http://www.faseb.org/About-FASEB/Employment-Opportunities.aspx to apply and to view a detailed job description.


Read the full job description

Tenure Track HIV and AIDS

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

NCI

MD

Position Description:
The HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch (HAMB), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is a national leader in research in the cancers associated with HIV/AIDS, in the development of therapies for HIV infection, and in oncogenic viruses. We are seeking a tenure-eligible or tenure-track investigator in the field of HIV-related malignancies or viral oncogenesis. It is anticipated that the investigator will establish an independent translational research program targeted to the study of the treatment, pathogenesis, and/or prevention of viral-induced or other HIV-associated tumors. The program can be primarily clinical, laboratory-based, or a combination of the two, and can also include animal model studies. There is the potential to interface with a strong existing clinical research program. Potential areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, therapies for HIV malignancies, including novel immunologic approaches; viral oncogenesis; pathogenesis of HIV-associated malignancies; and virus host interactions, including immunologic interactions.

The CCR is the largest intramural component of the NCI. CCR investigators have access to the Clinical Center, the largest hospital in the world devoted exclusively to clinical research. HAMB was founded in 1996 to bring together researchers in the NCI working on the areas of HIV/AIDS-related malignancy, viruses associated with HIV malignancy, and HIV drug development. Its researchers have made a number of key contributions and have developed important therapies for HIV and HIV malignancies. Clinical research activities involve patients with Kaposi sarcoma, multicentric Castleman disease, central nervous system lymphoma, primary effusion lymphoma, and a variety of other HIV-associated tumors. The Branch has many collaborative laboratory and clinical research projects that include studies related to Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV), HIV, and assessment of checkpoint inhibitors and other immunologic therapies in HIV patients.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree and strong research credentials. Applicants for this position should submit a curriculum vitae including complete bibliography, a statement of research interests, a two-page outline of the proposed research program, and the names and addresses of three references. Applicants will be notified before references are contacted. Salary is competitive and commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. A full civil service package of benefits (including health insurance, life insurance, and retirement) is available.

To Apply:
Applications must be submitted electronically to https://irp-positions.nih.gov/job/HAMB . This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens. NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs. This position will remain open until filled with the review of applications to begin on or about October 15, 2017.


Read the full job description

Faculty Position Cancer Molecular Epidemiologist

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

University of Iowa

IA

Position Description:
The Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health is pleased to announce an exciting new faculty position in the area of molecular epidemiology in cancer. This open-rank position will be for a tenure-track faculty member whose research will be on discovering and validating biomarkers for use as risk or prognostic factors related to pathways of disease, predictors for response to therapies, and modifiable factors for preventive or therapeutic intervention at the individual level.

Qualifications:
Candidates should have a PhD or MD that includes graduate or post-doctoral training in epidemiology, molecular or genetic research experience. The candidate shall have expertise in conducting research measuring, analyzing and using biomarkers and epidemiological methods related to cancer. The successful candidate will be expected to either have or develop a vibrant extramurally funded research program; teach both basic and advanced courses in epidemiology, including a course on advanced methods in biomarker identification and/or the molecular epidemiology of cancer; train graduate students and mentor post-doctoral fellows; and participate in the multidisciplinary activities of the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC), an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with community and behavioral scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists and molecular scientists in the College of Public Health, the Carver College of Medicine, and the HCCC at the University of Iowa.

Resources in the Department of Epidemiology include the Iowa Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) cancer registry and the Iowa Residual Tissue Repository and Virtual Tissue Repository. Additional resources for this position include the Molecular Epidemiology Resource (MER) and the Population Research Core, two of the NCI-supported shared research resources of the HCCC. The MER includes robust clinical data on cancer patients linked to tissue resources (both germline and tumor). The Population Research Core supports linking of SEER data to other databases such as Medicare claims data and death data. Molecular analysis capabilities include those provided by the HCCC Genomics Shared Resource as well as Molecular Pathology. The individual would be a member of the HCCC Cancer Epidemiology and Population Science Program.

To Apply:
To apply for this position, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu, faculty requisition #69432. Candidates should provide a letter of interest, research statement, curriculum vitae and names of three references. Please address inquiries and nominations to the search committee chair, James Torner by email james-torner@uiowa.edu or call (319) 384-1545. Additional information about the department is available at http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/epi/

The Department of Epidemiology and the College of Public Health are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Read the full job description

Faculty Position Department Molecular Biology and Genetics

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Johns Hopkins

MD

Position Description:
The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. We are looking for a candidate who will complement our faculty ( http://www.mbg.jhmi.edu ) working on mechanistic approaches to fundamental problems in biology. We are primarily seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position, however outstanding candidates at other levels will also be considered. As a department committed to diversity, we actively encourage applications from minorities and women.

To Apply:

 

  1. Please submit the following materials, as one compiled PDF (in order), to Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/43100 Curriculum vitae (links to BioRxiv manuscripts welcome) 
  2. One paragraph (350 words) describing your unique scientific contribution
  3. One page indicating your two most significant publications and describing the importance of each (100-150 words each). 
  4. A three-page research proposal 

Additionally, please arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation uploaded to Interfolio by your referees. All materials should be received by October 15, 2017.

 


Read the full job description

Tenure Track RNA Biology

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

NCI

MD

Position Description:
The newly established RNA Biology Laboratory at the Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Frederick, Maryland is recruiting Tenure-eligible or Tenure Track Investigators to join the Intramural Research Program's mission of high impact, high reward science. These positions, which are supported with stable financial resources, are the equivalent of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in an academic department. The RNA Biology Laboratory is looking for candidate(s) who will complement our current group of seven dynamic and collaborative principal investigators (https://ccr.cancer.gov/RNA-Biology-Laboratory). We encourage outstanding scientists investigating any area of RNA Biology to apply. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the roles of RNA-binding proteins, noncoding RNAs and nucleotide modifications in cell and organismal function; the ways in which alterations in RNA homeostasis result in diseases such as cancer, and the development of RNA therapeutics. We encourage outstanding scientists investigating any area of RNA Biology to apply. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the roles of RNA-binding proteins, noncoding RNAs and nucleotide modifications in cell and organismal function; the ways in which alterations in RNA homeostasis result in diseases such as cancer, and the development of RNA therapeutics.

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is an intramural research component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CCR's enabling infrastructure facilitates clinical studies at the NIH Clinical Center, the world's largest dedicated clinical research complex; provides extensive opportunities for collaboration; and allows scientists and clinicians to undertake high-impact laboratory- and clinic-based investigations. Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual and technological and research resources, including animal facilities and dedicated, high quality technology cores in areas such as imaging/microscopy, including cryo-electron microscopy; chemistry/purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, SAXS, genomics/DNA sequencing, transgenics and knock out mice, arrays/molecular profiling, and human genetics/bioinformatics. For an overview of CCR, please visithttp://ccr.cancer.gov/ .

Qualifications:
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree, and should have at least three years of postdoctoral experience; a substantive record of publications, and the potential to develop an outstanding independent program in basic and/or translational RNA research.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A full benefits package is available, including retirement, health insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, annual and sick leave, Thrift Savings Plan (401K equivalent). This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit:

  • The names and contact information of three references
  • A current curriculum vitae and complete bibliography
  • A two-page summary of research interests, goals, and future plans

The search will remain open until a qualified applicant is found. Review of applications will begin on or about November 1, 2017. Applications must be submitted electronically to https://irp-positions.nih.gov/job/RNABiology


Read the full job description

Clinical Ethics Fellowship

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Baylor College

TX

Position Description:
The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Hospital System Biomedical Ethics Program are seeking applicants for our full-time clinical ethics fellowship.

This competitive 2-year fellowship offers the opportunity to train with the Center's nationally renowned faculty and staff who lead premier Clinical Ethics Consultation Services at adult, private, and public hospital systems in the Texas Medical Center.

This fellowship offers a competitive stipend, excellent benefits, and opportunities for continued professional development. Upon completion of this fellowship, fellows will have the skills, training, and experience to make them competitive for positions in clinical ethics and academic bioethics.

Our Fellowship Offers

  • Comprehensive training in clinical ethics consultation including the opportunity to observe and independently conduct ethics consultations for a high-volume Clinical Ethics Consultation Service (~450 consultations per year) at the Houston Methodist Hospital and its affiliates, including on-call duties.
  • Participation in Biomedical Ethics Committee and subcommittee meetings
  • Participation in educational activities related to our undergraduate and graduate medical curricula; including the award-winning ethics track program
  • Preparation and delivery of presentations on clinical ethics-related topics for clinical audiences
  • Faculty mentoring on educational development, teaching skills, and research
  • Opportunities for collaboration on scholarly projects

The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy comprises 15 primary faculty members, three of whom hold endowed positions, and 19 support staff, housed in newly renovated space on the main Baylor campus. 

Our Center's faculty teach in the undergraduate and graduate medical curricula, direct an award-winning ethics track for advanced medical students, and are currently developing a new, comprehensive College-wide graduate medical education curriculum in ethics, professionalism, and health policy. Center faculty are actively engaged in funded research supported by NHGRI and NCI of the NIH, PCORI, and private foundations. Our faculty have published more than 700 papers in the peer-reviewed scientific, clinical, and bioethics literature and have authored and edited several seminal books in bioethics. Finally, our faculty are involved in national clinical ethics initiatives and frequently publish on "best practices" for ethics consultation and launching/sustaining ethics consultation services.

Houston Methodist comprises a leading academic medical center in the Texas Medical Center and six community hospitals serving the Greater Houston area. Each hospital is staffed by committed personnel who exemplify our values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence.

The fellowship is part of the New York-Houston Medical Ethics Consortium, which brings together Houston Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. The aim of this consortium is to provide fellows an outstanding opportunity in clinical and research ethics by drawing upon transcontinental expertise and varied practice settings.

Qualifications:

  • Terminal post-graduate degree (JD, PhD, MD, or equivalent)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, working both independently and collaboratively to achieve mission goals and deadlines
  • Strong presentation and teaching skills

To Apply:
Interested applicants should apply online and submit:

  1. a cover letter 
  2. a resume or CV
  3. a writing sample 
  4. the names of at least three professional or academic references by November 13, 2017. 

Read the full job description

Research Biologist

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Office of Naval Research

VA

Position Description:
This position is that of a Science & technology (S&T) in the Warfighter Protection & Applications Division, Warfighter Performance Department within the Office of Naval Research (ONR). The person in this position plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and evaluates projects for basic research, applied research and advanced development research that are essential to the Department of the Navy (DoN) and Department of Defense (DoD) in the general fields of biology, synthetic biology, biomaterials, bio-nanotechnology, and neuroscience. Scientific and technical fields include: microbiome, biological component sensors and circuits, computational tools, fuel synthesis, bio-inspired or biomimetic materials/devices, and DNA nanotechnology. The person in this position will be responsible for collaboration within the other Program Officers, the direct management of special programs, and the development and management of Future Naval Capability products. The person selected for this rol e must be able to translate and communicate complex scientific and technological concepts into clearly understood options and opportunities for senior management.

The duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Performs Science and Technology Planning and Leadership by establishing goals and directs S&T programs designed to increase knowledge and understanding of fundamental aspects of phenomena and observable facts leading to new capabilities.
  • Performs Science and Technology Management and Execution by implementing S&T programs through the management and execution of individual projects and tasks.
  • Performs Science and Technology liaison and expertise by serving as a source of S&T information and interacting with senior officials internally and externally.
  • Participates in DoD and DON overall S&T goals and needs formulation.

 

Qualifications:
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Standard Manual:

0401- Biologist: Bachelor's Degree (or more advanced degree) in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position OR; a combination of education and experience- courses equivalent to a major, as described above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of progressively responsible specialized experience considered to be equivalent to the GS-13 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and had equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Creditable specialized experience is defined as experience working within a federal and/or research environment in the general fields of biology, synthetic biology, biomaterials, bio-nanotechnology, and neuroscience including some or all of the following: reviewing and identifying new scientific and technological concepts in the infancy stages to evaluate their impact on current programs; organizing and managing science and technology programs that respond to current and emerging needs; implementing science and technology programs through the management and execution of individual projects and asks and; serving as a source of science and technology information in their fields.

Management desires applicants with an Advanced degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) in a field of Biology or related fields (e.g. synthetic biology, biomaterials, microbiology, bio-nanotechnology, neuroscience) in order to possess knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to understanding past, current, and emerging scientific and technical data.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: Biology:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0400/general-natural-resources-management-and-biological-sciences-series-0401/

For positions requiring positive education requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g., confidential/secret/top secret, etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal. Selectee will be required to complete and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, prior to entering the position and annually thereafter.

This position may require occasional travel. This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field Science & Technology Manager at Level III. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume. Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should apply to the vacancy announcement at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/477759900.

For additional assistance, you may contact Star Spratley, servicing HR Specialist via email at Starleta.Spratley@navy.mil or by phone at 703-696-0749 or Dawn Crockett via email at Dawn.Crockett.ctr@navy.mil or by phone at 703-696-0171.


Read the full job description

Director Graduate and Postdoctoral Training & Development

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Northwestern University

IL

Position Description:
The Director for Graduate and Postdoctoral Training & Development is a key member of The Graduate School leadership and reports to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs. The Director leads initiatives that impact training, mentoring, and career planning for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. This position leads TGS internal units, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Training Grant Support Office and Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development, as well as TGS based workgroups and committees as related. The Director advocates for the Northwestern postdoctoral population and partners with Northwestern University faculty, administrators, and postdoctoral fellows on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses. The Director provides leadership for the enhancement of the professional development resources for the graduate student and postdoctoral community. As the multi-campus focal point for institutional training grants, the Director provides strategic input to faculty regarding sustaining and creating training programs.

TGS is an evolving, fast-paced school with many new initiatives designed to further its strategic goals of diversifying, serving and engaging its community to strengthen graduate education and postdoctoral training. TGS looks for individuals that share our values for meaningful collaboration, flexibility and a commitment to academic excellence.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the units of Postdoctoral Affairs, Training Grant Support Office and Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development. Supervises staff and is responsible for the selection, training, evaluation and the professional development and advanced training in alignment with organizational purpose and objectives.
  • Fosters a positive working environment, which encourages service, innovation, collaboration, transparency, accountability, new ideas, and risk taking in support of desired outcomes.
  • Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development: Promotes TGS' professional development strategy and best practices to support and ensure scholars are engaged in focused research and preparation for broad career options; responds to changing landscape of the job markets to provide leadership and strategic direction for graduate student and postdoctoral professional development.
  • Training Grant Support: leads the network of training grant directors across the institution, including initiating internal and external collaborations leading to cross-departmental and cross-school training grant proposals. Positions the institution and its faculty members successfully obtain and renew training grant applications. Oversees all training grant related activities to include: facilitating an efficient proposal production process; conducting effective project planning; researching and reviewing funding opportunities; analyzing competitive positioning and risk; researching institutional and sponsor policies and regulations to ensure general procedural compliance. Identifies emerging research areas that can be targeted for the development of new grant funded training programs.
  • Postdoctoral Affairs: responsible for overseeing the postdoctoral community at Northwestern University; ensures the effective, compliant, & efficient daily management of postdoctoral affairs; engages in events and orientations in support of the postdoctoral community.

Strategic Planning & Administration

  • Works closely with TGS leadership to set direction and strategic plans for Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Training Grant Support Office and Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development.
  • Serves as institutional representative and strategic voice for postdoctoral affairs, training grants and professional development opportunities. Engages in university-wide strategic initiatives related research, training and development.
  • Works collaboratively with principal investigators and the leadership of Office for Research, Office of the Provost, Office of Human Resources, and Schools.
  • Maintains the data, systems and the use of information related to the recruitment, retention and training of postdocs and training grant proposals.
  • Implements strategic plans in consultation with faculty and TGS leadership regarding postdoctoral policies and training. 
  • Partners with TGS leadership to implement strategies related to predoctoral and postdoctoral research training, including identifying and targeting external funding organizations related to TGS priorities and national initiatives related to research training.
  • Conducts regular needs assessments, including assessment of peer institutions.
  • Leads the Training grant support office to aid in the submission of training grant applications, including providing advice and facilitating data reporting to faculty involved in the preparation of NIH and NSF training grants, and other agencies.
  • Councils and provides guidance to faculty in the preparation of training grant proposals and renewal applications.
  • Provides vigorous outreach to training grant program administrators, directors and other graduate faculty.
  • Actively seeks out and sources opportunities to secure training grants that align with key areas of research.
  • Ensures approvals and tracking of all training grant commitments.
  • Responsible for managing the training grants process through forecast, budget and analyze commitments.
  • Builds relationships with Principal Investigators (PIs) & NU research associated offices; transfers knowledge & advises on research policy & procedure.

Financial

  • Supports the TGS grant portfolio fiscal activities, from research development to close-out activities, continually evaluating & recommending alternatives to minimize risk while maximizing goals.
  • Responsible for financial stewardship of unit budgets and ensures unit budgets are created, monitored and reconciled in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Resolves issues such as determining appropriate & reasonable cost-sharing percentages on complex grants involving multiple locations; effort reporting problems; under- or over-spent grant budgets; recommend changes to eliminate deficit balances; overdrafts.

Compliance

  • Serves as institutional representative related to postdoctoral affairs. Creates, implements & oversees programs, policy & practice designed to ensure research and grant compliance issues with all appropriate NU policies & practices; local, state, federal, agency & sponsor rules, regulations & requirements regarding grant and/or contract administration.
  • Ensure communication and training within TGS and across appropriate areas of NU.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • 5 years' relevant experience working in a university or in an alternative research environment required with 2 years of research administration and 3 years of research, finance, administrative or other relevant experience.
  • 5 years' experience as part of a collaborative leadership team which involved understanding complex issues and proposing appropriate recommendations/solutions.
  • Strong familiarity with and/or appreciation for an academic setting or research driven institution.

Minimum Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to think and perform at the strategic level, and convey credibility and presence to each individual/group.
  • Proven ability to implement tactical initiatives in support of a strategic plan.
  • Self-starter, diplomatic, pro-active, skilled at managing deadlines and priorities.
  • Strong collaboration and leadership skills with a willingness to assume responsibility.
  • Ability to influence and maintain positive relationships with constituents and partners; can be relied on with confidential information.
  • Proven strong listening skills and openness to input from others.
  • Ability to assemble and create an effective Grant proposal.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD preferred, especially in the sciences or engineering.
  • Experience as a postdoctoral fellow.
  • Administrative experience.
  • Experience representing student or staff interests in an organization.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Familiarity with grants administration, federal funding agencies, and policies for sponsored funding.

Preferred Competencies:

  • Familiarity with Northwestern University and its organizational structures, processes and procedures is preferred.
  • As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

To Apply:
Please visit https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr92prod_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=31955&PostingSeq=1 and click on Apply.


Read the full job description

Tenure Track Investigator

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

NCI

MD

Position Description:
The Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (LBMB), Center of Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites applications for a Tenure Track Investigator position. We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence, originality, and productivity in research, and whose research programs use innovative approaches to address basic biological problems in areas of chromosome or chromatin biology, RNA biology, and/or cell biology with a general relevance to cancer biology. The successful candidate will perform independent research funded by the NCI Intramural Research Program and will join an interdisciplinary group within the LBMB, which fosters a highly interactive and collaborative research environment, in which the methods of biochemistry, genetics, genomics, cell biology and biophysics are used to solve fundamental problems in the broader area of chromosome biology. Current LBMB research programs (http://1.usa.gov/1OaVSK3) are integrated into the NCI Center of Excellence in Chromosome Biology (https://ccrod.cancer.gov/confluence/display/CECB/Home), and the research environment at the NIH Bethesda campus affords ample opportunities for intellectual interactions and collaborations with basic and clinical scientists. Research is supported by a wide array of resources, including animal facilities and dedicated, high quality technology cores in areas such as imaging/microscopy, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics/DNA sequencing, transgenics and knock out mice, and human genetics/bioinformatics.

Qualifications:
Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree with a proven ability to conduct innovative research. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae including bibliography, statement of research accomplishments and future plans (no more than two pages), and three letters of recommendation. Applications must be submitted electronically to: https://irp-positions.nih.gov/job/LBMB. The search will remain open until a qualified applicant is found. Review of applications will begin on or about November 1, 2017.


Read the full job description

MoFlo Cell Sorter Operator for Flow Core

Date Posted:
9/2/2017

Kelly Government Solutions (NIH)

MD

Position Description:
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. We are currently seeking a Biologist with EXPERIENCE OPERATING the (Beckman Coulter) MOFLO XDP CELL SORTER to work with the National Institutes of Health in Baltimore, Maryland in the Flow Core. This is a long-term full time contract position which offers competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package.

TASKS:

  • Independently serve as primary operator for CELL SORTING on the Beckman Coulter XDP MoFlo high speed cell sorter with some use of BD FACSAria SORP II and backup on the BioRad S3 sorter and Sony-iCyt Reflection with 3 Highly Automated Parallel Sorters (HAPS).
  • Independently optimize high-power lasers; tune laser wavelengths to excitation frequencies necessary for novel fluorochromes or techniques; reconfigure bandpass and directional (dichroic) optical filters to appropriately measure cellular fluorescence.
  • Design new protocols for sorting and optimize sorting parameters along with verification of sorting purities/efficiencies. Understand compensation and the complexities of polychromatic flow cytometry from 6 -15 colors.
  • Serve as backup operator for flow cytometry analysis on BD FACSCanto II analyzer.
  • Alter PMT and filter orientations to accommodate the use of non-routine or novel fluorochromes used for immunophenotypic analysis of human peripheral blood cells, human and mouse embryonic stem cells (ES), and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), cellular organelles such as mitochondria, nuclei, or exosomes, and fluorescent proteins expressed using viral transgenes, or other fluorescent makers measuring cell cycle or cellular metabolic activities.
  • Perform routine maintenance on instruments; resolve instrument technical issues; document usage of instruments.
  • Provide sample preparation, staining, data acquisition and analysis for a). immunophenotypic samples, b). cell cycle samples, including preparation of custom non-commercial reagents, c). assess the appropriate methodology for NIA IRP investigator samples; carry out either proof-of-principle and/or routine experiments for users in order to ensure the validity and integrity of the results and the most efficient use of IRP resources.
  • Provide support data analysis, including export and presentation of graphic files for inclusion into scientific publications.
  • Independently analyze data with flow cytometry software packages (FloJo, FCS express, MultiCycle, VenturiOne); ensure that software updates are current.
  • Maintain core laboratory records as they pertain to instrument usage and performance, including daily quality control.
  • Evaluate current/proposed protocols for validity and make modifications to NIA IRP investigator protocols to ensure the validity of the resulting experimental data; conserve reagent and sample resources.
  • Prepare educational materials for facility users; provide Pub-Med searches for a variety of alternative protocols and flow cytometric approaches to experimental questions.
  • Maintain and review core records and ensure electronic records of data on the sorters are backed up and maintained.
  • Maintain research database for laboratory unit; schedule and maintain an accurate tracking system for all activities, including research documentation.
  • Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with policies/procedures and OSHA safe laboratory practices especially when sorting biohazardous materials; ensure others are aware of the potential safety hazards. 
  • Engage in continuing scientific and technical education; participate in flow cytometry forums and discussions.
  • Develop and maintain good-working relationships with service personnel of flow cytometry-related instrumentation.
  • Observe and maintain inventory levels for laboratory supplies and equipment for the facility; generate purchase requests for needed supplies and equipment.
  • Other duties are required in support of the flow cytometry laboratory core required for either analysis and sorting of users' samples.
  • Provide backup support for complex data acquisition on the BD LSRII, including samples stained with UV-exciting dyes, cell cycle markers and fluorescent tracking/expression proteins; provide software upgrade training on instrument.

Qualifications:

  • PhD, MS, or BS in science with 2-7 years of experience in TASKS above.
  • Experience sorting on a Beckman Coulter MoFlo high speed sorter.
  • Knowledge of managing and disposing of hazardous waste.
  • Comfortable in a flow core lab supporting all areas of research.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

To Apply:
Send Resume/CV to siscoro@kellyservices.com with Subject: MoFlo Baltimore.


Read the full job description

Project Manager, Part-time

Date Posted:
8/31/2017

MycoMed Technologies

MD

Job Description: Project Manager, Part-time

MycoMed Technologies is a Johns Hopkins University spin-off company focused on developing products to prevent infections in vulnerable, immune-suppressed people. The company is developing diagnostic tests using technologies licensed from JHU. We are completing clinical-stage development of the first urinary diagnostic assay for aspergillosis (a severe fungal infection), with R&D focused on expanding the platform. The company is located in the new Johns Hopkins FastForward Accelerator in 1812 Ashland Ave., Baltimore, MD, adjacent to the JHU medical center, creating a dynamic and exciting work environment.

Project Manager: General Purpose

Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. Projects span clinical and laboratory studies.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • lead the planning and implementation of projects
  • facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • define project tasks and resource requirements
  • develop full scale project plans
  • work with management and scientific team to coordinate project staff
  • manage project budgets and resource allocation
  • plan and schedule project timelines
  • track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • quality assurance
  • constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • project evaluations and assessment of results
Education and Experience
  • ?qualification in project management or equivalent
  • knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • >2 years work experience in project management capacity
  • proficiency in scientific and clinical applications, or proven ability to learn
  • experience in people, risk and change management

If interested, contact Kieren Marr, MD at ?kmarr4@jhmi.edu?


Read the full job description

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Date Posted:
8/31/2017

Noblis

MD

REGULATORY AFFAIRS MANAGER
Level V

Requiring Office:  JPM MCS
Team:  Regulatory
Support Location:  Ft. Detrick, MD - On-site

# of FTEs:  1

Sub-Title:  Regulatory Biostatistician

Education and Experience Required

  • NOTE: The education requirements for this position are in exception to the OPETS master Performance Work Statement.
  • Education: The employee shall possess a PhD in Engineering, Science, Business Management, Systems Management, or a related discipline, as well as fifteen (15) years of general experience, ten (10) years of relevant experience, and one (1) year of experience providing input to FDA submissions and/or developing statistical plans supporting non-clinical and clinical plans.
  • Tradeoff: a Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, Business Management, Systems Management, or a related discipline, as well as twenty (20) years of general experience, fifteen (15) years of relevant experience, and three (3) years of experience providing input to FDA submissions and/or developing statistical plans supporting non-clinical and clinical plans.
  • The employee shall possess experience providing statistical expertise in early and/or advanced development of biotechnology, pharmaceutical drug, and/or medical device products.
  • The employee shall possess experience working in a regulated industry environment (GMP, GCP, and/or GLP), as well as an understanding of FDA regulations and ICH guidance.
  • Preferable: The employee may possess experience in complying with statistical aspects implied in the Animal Rule, assay, manufacturing validation, and/or stability studies.

Performance Based Tasks Required

  • The employee shall provide statistical oversight of ongoing clinical and non-clinical studies and manufacturing development (e.g., process validation, sample sizes, stability studies, etc.).
  • The employee shall develop innovative statistical methods for non-clinical and clinical study protocols to support investigational and marketing applications.
  • The employee shall propose, develop, evaluate, and verify statistical methodologies performed to support non-clinical and clinical projects (e.g., study designs, sample size calculations, data quality, randomization, etc.).
  • The employee shall propose, develop, evaluate, and verify statistical methodologies performed to qualify and validate assays, manufacturing processes, and stability studies.
  • The employee shall review study reports, published literature, and project documents as needed to develop white papers and position papers to support historical perspectives or present and support innovative statistical methodologies.
  • The employee shall provide statistical training for non-statistical groups.
  • The employee shall educate and advise non-statisticians (e.g., project management, clinicians, scientists, etc.) on statistical methodologies and approaches, analytical issues to findings, and the process to identify and discuss risks.
  • The employee shall participate as the statistical subject matter expert during IPT meetings, providing guidance to scientific and non-scientific personnel on the planning of clinical and non-clinical studies.
  • The employee shall participate as the statistical subject matter expert during official and unofficial meetings with regulatory agencies (e.g., FDA, etc.) and be capable of defending the proposed statistical plan.
  • The employee shall develop Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) for studies to support approval of new drugs, biologics, and/or medical devices.
  • The employee shall analyze data and study reports and provide statistical interpretations for regulatory submissions (e.g., integrated summary of safety and integrated summary of efficacy submissions, etc.).
  • The employee shall advise on, review, and evaluate the presentation of data standards in accordance with current regulatory guidance.

Interested applicants should contact Drew Rak, PMP at andrew.rak@noblis.org 


Read the full job description

Scientist/Associate Scientist

Date Posted:
8/31/2017

GrayBug Vision

MD

The Scientist/Associate Scientist will work closely with the Research Team to develop and characterize novel, sustained-release therapeutic formulations for the treatment of ocular diseases.  The Scientist/Associate Scientist will design and perform experimental protocols, and prepare scientific reports to support pre-IND and IND activities.

JOB SNAPSHOT

Posted On: 07/30/2017
Location:  Baltimore, MD
Department:  Research
Job Type:  Full Time
Education:  Ph.D.
Experience:  0-3+ Years Postgraduate Degree
Travel Required:  Minimal
Salary/Package: To be agreed based on experience; Relocation assistance will be provided if applicable.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Scientist/Associate Scientist will be an integral part of the Research Department.  The successful candidate will be expected to design and perform research studies and prepare scientific reports to support pre-IND and IND activities.  The Scientist/Associate Scientist must be adept at formulation development, micro- and/or nano-particles or other polymer drug delivery systems.  Previous experience in analytical chemistry and material characterization is desired.  A Ph.D in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, materials science, or other related fields is required.  Previous experience in industry is a plus.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Function as a key member of the Research Team to plan and perform studies to develop and characterize novel, sustained-release drug formulations suitable for ocular delivery.
  • Develop, perform and optimize analytical assays such as HPLC, NMR and GPC.
  • Characterize and optimize components of the current process, and devise more efficient methods to support corporate goals.
  • Prepare scientific reports and presentations to support pre-IND and IND activities.
  • Seek and qualify new ocular drug delivery technologies.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Ph.D in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, materials science, or other related fields is required.
  • 0-3 years post-graduate degree work experience. Previous experience in industry is a plus.
  • Research experience in pharmaceutical formulation, and/or drug delivery required.
  • Analytical chemistry skills including HPLC, UV-spectrophotometry, GPC, NMR, SEM, particle sizing, required.
  • Proven assay development and troubleshooting skills required.
  • Experience writing reports and authoring manuscripts as evidenced by a strong publication/presentation record.
  • Experience with nanoparticle and/or microparticle synthesis and characterization strongly desired.

DESIRED KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to achieve in a dynamic, fast-paced, multi-tasking environment of a milestone-driven, rapidly changing research environment.
  • Possess a high degree of personal responsibility.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with scientists of different backgrounds and experience levels.
  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize activities as needed to accomplish unanticipated requests or initiate new projects requiring immediate attention.
  • Good planning, organization, and execution skills.
  • Demonstrates the highest ethical standards and trustworthiness.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume/CV and a cover letter to hiring@graybug.com


Read the full job description

Process Engineer

Date Posted:
8/31/2017

GrayBug Vision

MD

The Process Engineer will work closely with CMC, Research, and Clinical Development Teams to develop and scale clinical and commercial production processes for the treatment of ocular diseases.  The Process Engineer will tech transfer those developed processes to be executed at contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs).

JOB SNAPSHOT

Posted On: 07/27/2017
Location:  Baltimore, MD
Department:  CMC
Job Type:  Full Time
Education:  Ph.D./ M.S./B.S.
Experience:  0-4+ Years Post-graduate
Travel Required:  Moderate
Salary/Package: To be agreed based on experience; Relocation assistance will be provided if applicable.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Process Engineer will be an integral part of the CMC Department.  This role will be responsible for timely execution of supplies/materials/services at contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) to meet key project and corporate objectives for various products under development.  They will lead and support technical development of scale up to allow for commercialization of products in development. This role also requires close collaboration with the Preclinical Development and Clinical Development teams to ensure timely delivery of supplies for nonclinical and clinical studies, respectively. The successful candidate will be expected to design and establish production processes. The process engineer must be familiar with emulsion processes, micro/nano-particles, and other polymer drug delivery systems. A degree in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, materials science, or other related fields is required.  Previous experience in industry is a plus.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely and cross-functionally with internal colleagues on the Research and CMO teams to ensure reliable supply of pre-clinical, clinical, and commercial products
  • Familiar with OSHA standards, ensure compliance with Graybug safety and environmental guidelines
  • Demonstrate serious commitment to personnel and process safety
  • Report safety concerns immediately
  • Participate in safety initiatives and programs
  • Ensure compliance with Graybug quality systems, SOPs, cGxPs, and regulatory compliance
  • Identify/resolve quality concerns and contributing to subsequent investigational reports
  • Contribute to departmental technical/GMP/safety training initiatives
  • Plan and execute batches of sustained-release drug formulations suitable for ocular delivery
  • Characterize unit operations of the current process and optimize processes with an emphasis on improving yield and reducing process variability to support corporate goals
  • Develop conceptual strategies, processing schemes, feasibility studies, PFD’s, mass and energy balances, and detailed scopes of work
  • Experience in process development and technology transfer
  • Support manufacture equipment qualification (FAT/SAT/IQ/OQ/PQ)
  • Seek and qualify beneficial processing technologies
  • Manage equipment total productive maintenance (TPM) program
  • Coordinate required PM/calibration activities for process rooms and equipment
  • Compliance with Graybug policies

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • D./M.S./B.S. in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, materials science, or other related fields is required
  • 0-4+ years post-graduate degree work experience
  • Previous experience in industry is a plus
  • Experience with nanoparticle and/or microparticle formation, especially emulsion processes, strongly desired
  • Research experience in pharmaceutical formulation and/or drug delivery is a plus
  • Ocular drug delivery experience is a plus.

DESIRED KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Execution focused
  • Rapid prototyping and implementation when addressing issues
  • Continuous manufacturing experience with an emphasis on separations
  • Experience in a process development environment using PAT and a fundamental understanding of Quality by Design methodology
  • Other experience with DeltaV and MatLAB
  • Developing capital cost and annual operating/maintenance costs for systems

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume/CV and a cover letter to hiring@graybug.com


Read the full job description

Special Agent Science Technology Engineering Math STEM

Date Posted:
4/1/2017

FBI

DC

Many vacancies across US

As a Special Agent for the FBI, you will be responsible for enforcing over 300 federal statutes, as well as conducting sensitive national security investigations. You'll work to develop relationships within and across communities, and educate fellow law enforcement and national security partners at local, state, federal, and international levels. You'll protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States. In an organization made up of careers like no other, being a Special Agent can be a lifelong career of uncommon days and amazing experiences.

You have great problem solving skills, analytical skills and leadership experience and can get things done both in a demanding team environment and independently. Your ability to adapt to changing situations and clearly communicate across management, peer groups, external communities and stakeholders contribute to your ability to keep our nation safe. You're naturally curious yet always driven to find a solution. You are detail-oriented; however, you remain strategic. You know how to objectively evaluate information and make sound judgments. Honesty and integrity are more than just words you use; they are the foundation of who you are. You take pride in making a difference in the communities you serve and bringing your background to the forefront to drive initiatives that impact our most important stakeholders: the American people.

To apply, and to view additional requirements and information, please visithttps://apply.fbijobs.gov/psp/ps/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=1&FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.HC_HRS_CE_GBL2&IsFolder=false&IgnoreParamTempl=FolderPath%25252cIsFolder.

Duties

Interviewing a subject for an ongoing investigation in the morning, testifying in court before lunch, planning an operation in the afternoon and speaking at a community event in the evening - that's just one day in the life of a Special Agent.

In this role, you'll be expected to use both established and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest challenges of our age. This opportunity should not be taken lightly. The FBI Special Agent position requires significant commitment and dedication from you and your family, but it's an experience you'll never forget.

Though individuals of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply, we're specifically seeking individuals with the following skills:

You work in law enforcement or in the military and have been making your way up the ranks for the past few years. You raise challenging questions that demand practical answers and are a go-to resource on your team, squad or unit for help and information. Detective, SWAT, helicopter/jet/rescue pilot, K-9 handler, bomb tech, operational paramedic or otherwise, your loyalty, experience and skills translate perfectly to the Special Agent position with the FBI.

Duties are dependent on position. For further information please refer and apply tohttps://apply.fbijobs.gov/psp/ps/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=1&FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.HC_HRS_CE_GBL2&IsFolder=false&IgnoreParamTempl=FolderPath%25252cIsFolder.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is dependent on position. For further information, visit www.fbijobs.gov.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Over 56 Field Offices and Resident Agencies across the nation; Legal Attaches across the world.

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • Be a US Citizen (by birth or naturalization)
  • Meet employment eligibility requirements (including Bachelor's degree)
  • Be between 23 and 37 years old; age waivers available.
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Meet the FBI's physical fitness requirements
  • Pass all phases of the Special Agent Selection System
  • Commit to serving as a Special Agent for a minimum of three (3) years

Qualifications

 

  • Adhere to strict standards of conduct, foremost being honesty and integrity.
  • Endure a rigorous background investigation, credit checks and a polygraph in order to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
  • Pass a Physical Fitness Test (PFT) at least twice during the application process. Upon graduation, Agents will also be expected to maintain a level of fitness necessary to effectively respond to life-threatening situations on the job.
  • Pass a medical exam, which includes, but is not limited to, meeting visual and hearing standards.
  • Successfully complete approximately 20 weeks of employment as a Special Agent trainee, while housed at the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA.
  • Upon graduation from the FBI Academy, be available to transfer to one of the FBI's 56 field offices, including San Juan, Puerto Rico or remote resident agencies (satellite offices) to meet the needs of the FBI. Special Agents rarely return to their processing office. Applicants should ensure that their families are prepared for and support this move.
  • Throughout your career, be available for temporary duty assignments, anywhere in the world, on either a temporary or a long-term basis.
  • Work a minimum of a 50-hour workweek, which may include odd hours, and be on-call 24/7, including holidays and weekends.
  • Carry a firearm and be willing to use deadly force if necessary.
  • Be willing and able to participate in arrests, search warrants, raids and other dangerous assignments, all of which may pose the risk of personal bodily harm.
For more information on eligibility requirements see: https://fbijobs.gov/working-at-FBI/eligibility

 

For further information please refer and apply tohttps://apply.fbijobs.gov/psp/ps/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=1&FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.HC_HRS_CE_GBL2&IsFolder=false&IgnoreParamTempl=FolderPath%25252cIsFolder.

All Special Agent applicants must also have at least three (3) years of full-time professional work experience unless they qualify for a work experience waiver. Work experience showing progressive growth, leadership and responsibility is preferred.

For more information about the Special Agent Selection System, physical fitness requirements and work experience waivers, please visit https://fbijobs.gov/career-paths/special-agents.

Applicants must follow the Federal Resume Template available at www.fbijobs.gov when submitting their application.

The FBI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for this vacancy. Except where otherwise provided by law, selection will be made without regard to, and there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factors.

Security Clearance


Read the full job description