Senior Manager - Translational Core

Employer
American Gene Technologies
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Position Description: American Gene Technologies is an early clinical stage company developing genetic therapies for important human diseases. We are expanding a translational core component that will be intermediary between our discovery and late stage preclinical programs. The position of Core Manager will help develop and implement all functions of the core, as well as supervise all operations within the core, develop new technical capacities as needed, create SOPs, oversee the creation of data sets suitable for patent applications, regulatory filings, publications and data archives. The Core Manager establishes work schedules for core functions, provides input to formal development and interfaces with the company's service providers. The Core Manager works closely with Product Development, Project Management, Document Control and Clinical Affairs teams at AGT. The position reports to the VP of Preclinical Development. Position Requirements: MS or PhD in a relevant area. PhD with a minimum of 3 years industry experience in a QA/QC setting or core facility or a MS with 6+ years industry experience; knowledge of GLP requirements is a plus. Familiarity with assay validation and previous experience with flow cytometry, viral vectors, immunology and molecular assays also preferred. Experience supervising small teams of staff is mandatory. The successful applicant should also demonstrate knowledge of vendor relations, development of standard operating procedures. Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience and industry standards. AGT offers a no-deductible health insurance program, 401k plan and employee stock options. Company Description: American Gene TechnologiesTM utilizes lentivirus vector technology for genetic therapy of diseases due to mutation, infection or malignancy. Our robust program features strong collaboration with academic scientists and a commitment to clinical product development. We seek individuals who have a desire to participate in the rapidly growing areas of solving human diseases through genetic therapy, and who want to propel American Gene Technologies to the forefront of this field.