Biological Science Administrator (Program Director)

Alexandria, Virginia
Jun 25, 2018
Jun 25, 2018
Full Time
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation MAY be paid contingent upon the availability of funds.

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    Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in a science or engineering field relevant to any of the scientific areas encompassed by MCB, plus after award of the Ph.D., six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience in one of these scientific areas. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong record of research accomplishments and a progressive vision for the emerging areas in molecular and cellular biology. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, but MCB is particularly interested in individuals with expertise appropriate for the molecular biophysics cluster, particularly in computational and theoretical approaches. The cluster encourages research projects that use multidisciplinary physical, chemical, mathematical and computational approaches to understand the structure, function and dynamics of biomolecules and supramolecular assemblies of biomolecules in cells or cell-like milieus.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    You will be evaluated on the extent and quality of your experience, expertise, education, and research activities relevant to the duties of the position.

    We strongly encourage you to specifically address the Quality Ranking Factors below. This will ensure that you receive full consideration in the evaluation process.

    Quality Ranking Factors

    1. Demonstrated record of original scientific investigation in research areas relevant to the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences as evidenced by a strong record of peer-reviewed publications.
    2. Demonstrated ability to sustain a successful, competitively-funded and independent research program.
    3. Demonstrated leadership within the scientific community as evidenced by e.g. service on editorial boards, on grant review panels and advisory boards, and service to professional societies.
    4. Understanding and promotion of the broader impacts of scientific research and education.

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