Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Genetic Toxicology Study Director Position at WIL Research

Chris Farabaugh sent me the following information about a position at WIL Research in Illinois.  If you would like more information, please contact him at  Information on other positions at WIL can be found here
Study Director, Genetic Toxicology
WIL Research, Skokie, IL
Job Description
Responsible for the technical conduct of laboratory studies, as well as for the analysis, documentation, and reporting of results either as a Principal Investigator or Study Director.  Takes the lead on research and development projects to bring new assay designs on board.  Reviews and, if necessary, writes protocols, procedures, reports, and business proposals.  Assists in tracking projects in the Genetic Toxicology Group to ensure that timelines are met and keeps clients informed of progress of individual projects.  Reviews project proposals for clients and potential clients.  Evaluates and improves existing processes and SOPs to ensure complete regulatory compliance. 
Position Requirements
Doctorate degree in biology, microbiology, or related field with at least 5 years of laboratory / CRO experience.  Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture, aseptic technique, and quantitative cell-based assays is essential.  Candidates will have strong client interaction skills, a good understanding of regulatory guidelines, and strong study management skills.  Previous experience as a study director is preferred.  Candidates should also be detailed oriented, have the ability to work independently, yet able to follow directions and work as part of a team.  Ability to communicate technical information verbally and in writing is essential.

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