Position: Grant Writer & Research Scientist
Description: The candidate must have at least four years of bench experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, or equivalent and a concentration in aptamers is preferable, but not necessary. This position is not available to international candidates.
The candidate must take a leadership role and converse with the PI/CEO at a senior scientific level. The candidate must be able to research and identify funding opportunities compatible with Aptagen’s areas of expertise and direction. In addition to assembling the technical and business aspects of grants, the candidate will be responsible for budgeting, submission and administration of grant proposals.
Additional tasks may include conducting bench work to generate preliminary data/results, coordinating with collaborators on outside opportunities, budgeting and allocating resources & personnel, in a timely manner to meet grant submission deadlines. The candidate must be able to write effectively for project progress reports, manuscript preparation for publications, and coordinating with research collaborators for grant applications.
Traits include: high-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word; strong attention to detail; however, the candidate must also be able to step back and advise on the overall scientific direction of each research project. That is, the candidate must have the elements of a tactician as well as a strategist on projects. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively and clearly to all
Aptagen team members as well as potential collaborators via email, on the phone, and in person during any on-site meetings. The candidate doesn’t have to be a seasoned scientist but must present themselves in a professional and scientific manner.
Starting Compensation: $42,000 – 58,000/yr ( plus 2% Commission & full Benefits) with an initial Assessment
Period of 3 months at $800 every 2 weeks.
Please provide a cover letter and LinkedIn profile.
Dr. G. Thomas Caltagirone, Ph.D.
President & CEO
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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Commission
Salary: $42,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year
- lab bench: 4 years (Required)
- Health insurance
- Retirement plan
- Flexible schedule