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Chief Scientist, Lab Diagnostics and Monitoring in Silver Spring at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

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Job Description

This Chief Scientist position is in support of the Department of Laboratory Diagnostics and Monitoring, Military HIV Research program and requires a senior Doctoral level Scientist to provide scientific leadership, and management skills in the provision of the following services:

Leadership of research activities in the HIV Lab Diagnostics and Monitoring Program to include development of assays and validation and adaptation of commercial assays for prevalent and emerging infectious disease pathogens.

Oversight of  the design, development and validation of reagants, test kits, platforms and laboratory developed tests for use in prevalent and emerging infectious pathogen screening, confirmation, and monitoring.

Authorship of specialized scientific and technical reports

Design and prepare research protocols in accordance with relevant regulatory, laboratory and ethical policies

Preparation of presentations for national and international scientific forums

Job Requirements

10-15 years of related experience in scientific research, specifically in diagnostics, antivirals, and/or vaccines

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) and material transfer agreements (MTAs)

Significant record of publication in peer reviewed literature

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.