Associate Director - CRO

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Bethesda, MD
$100,000 - $125,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Doctor of Philosophy
Jun 12, 2018
Job ID
Associate Director - CRO

Rapidly growing CRO seeks an Associate Director to lead CRO project teams in the development of early stage biologics and vaccines.   The Associate Director - CRO will:  
  • Provide direction and oversight to a team of high-performing scientists 
  • Serve as liaison between scientific and operations teams and customers 
  • Provide client services support and operations to guarantee client satisfaction and ongoing revenue.
  • Support new business development efforts as a subject matter expert and customer liaison

  • A Ph.D. in life science or physical science discipline (biochemistry, chemistry, biology) is preferred, however commensurate related experience will be considered
  • 5+ years’ experience with assay method development and validation, preferably cell based, supporting the development of biologics and vaccines
  • Experience within a CRO leading project teams, either directly or within a matrixed structure, providing services to support the development of biologics and vaccines
  • Familiarity with assay applications including Pharmacokinetic (PK), Toxicokinetic (TK), Pharmacodynamic (PD), Biomarkers, Bioassays (NAB), Immunogenicity.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and project management experience
  • Technical and regulatory oversight of clients' studies
  • Experience overseeing the development and validation of clinical and biomarker assays
  • A depth of experience conducting and overseeing the analysis of clinical and nonclinical samples for all therapeutic programs in a GLP laboratory