Signature Science, LLC
  • - TX-Austin
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Prospective Molecular Biologist or Microbiologist – 15-0528-07
Location: Austin, TX or Charlottesville, VA
Vacancy: No current openings; resumes will be databased to facilitate staff additions for future openings
Education: B.S. or higher in microbiology, clinical laboratory sciences, genetics, molecular biology, microbial ecology or microbial genomics
Years of experience: 0-5+ years
Required Skills:
Candidates must have the following:

  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and abilities
  • Comprehensive understanding of current and emerging bioanalytical tools and techniques
  • Ability to help grow the biological sciences business area through the successful and timely execution of projects, positive interactions with clients, recognition of opportunities for follow-on work with existing clients, establishment of new opportunities with alternate clients, proposal development and writing support, and maintaining a presence at marketing and business development meetings/conferences
  • Ability to provide technical input and/or leadership for biological tasks

Desired Skills:
Candidates with the following additional qualifications will receive preference:

  • Graduation from a recognized Tier 1 research university program
  • Experience and/or knowledge of emerging technologies for bio threat agent analysis

Primary Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will support Signature Science projects involving:

  • Providing technical support involving research and development efforts (including laboratory work as needed)
  • Development and/or execution of test plans
  • Providing training on molecular biology and/or microbiology topics including sample collection/analysis/threat-agent production
  • Identifying and researching new and emerging technologies for bio threat agent analysis, and providing recommendations on platforms or instrumentation regarding their suitability for specific client applications
  • Project roles may include Task Leader, Principle Investigator or Project Manager for biological projects depending on the experience and strengths of the individual

This position may require irregular hours, to include work on weekends or after regular business hours. This position may require domestic travel.
Clearance Status:
This position requires that the candidate be willing and able to complete a successful background screening for a security clearance. Candidates with an active security clearance will receive preference.
Citizenship Status:
Must be a U.S. Citizen


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