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Principal Virology Scientist, Development Services Your
The Principal Scientist, Virology is the primary scientific
resource for the Development Services group within Process Solution
Services. You will be responsible for the scientific integrity of
technical work performed within our Virology Development Services
department and for ensuring the needs of internal and external
clients are appropriately met. You will assume all aspects of the
lead scientist role in development & validation of new customer
assays, troubleshooting & process improvement of existing assay and
evaluation of new instrumentation/technologies in line with
appropriate quality driven requirements and regulations. The
Principal Scientist reports directly to the Head of Development
You are an experienced project leader with in-depth experience
of directing in vitro virus cell culture and/or in vivo virology
programs and have a demonstrated record of conducting high-quality
research projects that delivered applied solutions. You would also
be responsible for the generation and presentation of virology
abstracts, posters or podium presentations for scientific
conferences or internal science forums, webinars, board meetings
and client meetings.
Critical to the success of the role is the ability to maintain
effective working relationships with the wider organization
including peers within Commercial, Operational, Quality and Program
Management, Laboratory Scientists and external vendors and
Who You Are:
Ph.D in Biological Sciences or related field.
8+ years working experience in post-graduate research or
industry roles within Virology or Biological Sciences with
equivalent industry experience.
Working knowledge and hands on experience in developing robust
Experience with any of these techniques - Virus identification,
Viral Isolation, Viral titration assays, Virus neutralization (VN),
Hemagglutination inhibition (HI), ELISA, Indirect fluorescent
antibody (IFA), Complement fixation (CF), Agar-gel immunodiffusion
(AGID), Agar-gel precipitin (AGP), Latex agglutination (LA).
Background in the validation and life-cycle management of
methods and their critical reagents.
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and deliver on
aggressive timelines in a matrix environment.
Ability to provide strong scientific leadership in delivering
custom solutions to internal and external clients.
Lead by example, offer scientific coaching and mentoring to
other staff members (training and scientific support for ongoing
Ability to lead from the bench in problem solving and the
development of innovative solutions.
Monitor industry trends to ensure that Process Solutions remains
at the forefront of scientific advancements in the area of viral
assays; review and recommend potential technical developments to
senior / executive management.
Job Requisition ID: 209621 Career Level: D - Professional (4-9
Working time model: full-time
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