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Program Manager Position in Bio-Defense and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Posted by: University of Louisville

Posted date: Mar-11-2014

Location: Louisville, KY

The newly established Center for Predictive Medicine (CPM) for Bio-Defense and Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville is seeking candidates for a Program Manager for the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL). The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a MS degree (Ph.D. degree preferred) and have lab management, research and report writing experience. Preference will be given to applicants who have expertise using small animal models in studies of emerging and select agents which will lead to the discovery of novel diagnostics, biomarkers, treatments, and vaccines. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and interactive team of faculty and staff engaged in research at the RBL.
The Program Manager will provide support for the CPM Shared Resources Service Center, grants and outreach. This person's key duties will be project management of scientific and accounting activities for internal and external clients for the Service Center. Examples of such activities include establishing direct communication with clients and preparing scientific scope of work, providing costing for studies within the CPM Service Center and contracts, working with clients to define precise study requirements, and interfacing with RBL personnel to coordinate studies and timelines.
In addition, a qualified candidate will prepare study reports for the Service Center customers and provide support for the CPM grants by preparing estimates for experiments and requested grant forms. This person will also prepare marketing materials for clients and represent the CPM at booths when necessary.
To apply for the position please visit The University of Louisville application page at http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/how-to-apply. Position number is 30384. The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and, in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until successful candidates are identified.
Job Title Program Manager Position in Bio-Defense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Post Details
Email weseve01(at)louisville.edu
Employer's Website louisville.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Microbiology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Administration
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Louisville, KY
Key Words Program Manager, Regional Biocontainment Laboratory, small animal models, emerging pathogens, select agents, diagnostics, biomarkers, treatments, vaccines
Start Date May 2014
Deadline May-05-2014