Senior Research Scientist AAV Vector Manufacturing PD-Neurology


Job Number: 91818
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 423016 - PD-Neurology
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Ph.D. degree with major coursework in field of assignment and six (6) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least one (1) year at level of Research Scientist or equivalent.
Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and nine (9) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least two (2) years at level of Research Scientist or equivalent.

Job Summary

Candidate should be a Subject Matter Expert in the assigned manufacturing process area (i.e. filtration, cell lysate, purification, concentration on final product filling, visual check, storage and release, etc.); assume the lead role during manufacturing operations; collaborate with the leadership team to determine equipment and materials the suite will need to purchase in order to run the process; work with customer SMEs to transfer in and maintain customers' processes in production facility.

Job Duties

- Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and personally participates in major medical or scientific research projects, including development and implementation of research protocols. Selects key research personnel; determines specific goals or objectives to be attained; assigns and reviews work of subordinates.
- Reviews and analyzes resulting research data, revises techniques or approaches to work problems as indicated as necessary by research data. Compiles, writes and submits project results to principal investigator or department chairman.
- Prepares or assists in preparation of research papers, reports and abstracts for publication as one of co-authors.
- Designs, develops or adapts equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.
- Plans and supervises training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, use of laboratory equipment, and safety procedures.
- Confers with industrial, governmental or other groups concerning progress or results of research project.
- Supervises large group of employees engaged in performance of technical and professional work, which varies from routine to complex laboratory work tasks.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

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