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Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership
about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized
by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will
join passionate professionals who advance their scientific,
technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to
The Senior Manager in Vaccine R&D Virology leads a team of
laboratory scientists in a variety of research and development
activities. Develops and evaluates new technologies and provides
scientific support for pipeline R&D programs. Supports other
Vaccine Business Unit projects as needed. Works closely with and
reports to the Director, Research to ensure timely delivery of
project specific demands and requirements. Represent the company
externally through publications, conferences, collaborations and
other interactions with the greater scientific community. Ensures
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Contribute to the design and development of new pipeline
Evaluate new technologies or vaccines being considered for
Contribute to writing grant proposals to external funding
sources & generate supportive data.
Represent the company externally at scientific conferences and
community science outreach events.
Establish and manage relationships with external
Contribute to the preparation of scientific manuscripts for
Participate in biosafety committee meetings, perform weekly
safety checks and monthly safety audits of the laboratory.
Serve as the principal investigator to the Institutional
Train and mentor scientific staff.
Conduct laboratory research related to the development of new
Support clinical testing programs for the evaluation of vaccine
Perform a wide variety of tasks in the laboratory, if
Present and discusses results of experiments within the
department & project teams.
Prepare technical reports, summaries and protocols.
Work well in a team environment, suggesting creative solutions
and providing input to project planning.
Make suggestions to improve work processes and laboratory
The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work
performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of
all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements
right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job
at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential
Minimum Education, Experience and Skills
PhD in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Virology or a related
Minimum of 4 years of industry or postdoctoral experience.
Ability to work with a high level of independence to design,
troubleshoot, and execute laboratory experiments .
Able to effectively lead a team of researchers.
In-depth understanding of cellular biology, molecular biology
Broad knowledge of both novel and established laboratory
Basic understanding of Universal Precautions and Basic Lab
Highly self-motivated, with excellent organizational skills and
Capable of searching scientific literature to gain information
about specific topics.
Skilled with use of word processing, spreadsheets, graphical &
There are physical/mental demands and work environment
characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully
perform the essential functions of the job. This information is
available upon request from the candidate. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform all essential functions.
Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex
or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical
conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including
transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin,
ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental
disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information
or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state
or local law.
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