Senior Scientist/Scientist II, Virology Research

Highly Competitive Salary
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Posting date: 12 Sep 2018
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At ProClinical, we are seeking an individual to fill the role of Senior Scientist, based in Gaithersburg, MD. Playing a pivotal role in progressing expanding drug project portfolios, the successful candidate will join a growing R&D group to play an active role in the initiation, implementation and execution of scientific research and development within the microbial sciences research group.


  • Work within project teams to provide high quality data in a timely manner.
  • Make detailed observations, analyze data, and interpret results.
  • Effectively communicate outcomes to project team at internal meetings.
  • Lead cross functional groups to develop and/or assess drug candidates to prevent or treat acute viral infection.
  • Participate in strategy discussions and contribute to projects focused on the role of viruses in chronic lung disease.
  • Propose and champion new targets and novel approaches for disease treatment.
  • Initiate, participate in and manage external collaborations in relevant areas of biology and virology.
  • Independently design, execute and interpret in vitro and in vivo studies and conduct broader scientific research with limited or no supervision.
  • Represent externally at scientific meetings, advisory boards, and through high impact publications.

Skills And Qualifications

  • MD/PhD in a related discipline with relevant postdoctoral experience.
  • Sound scientific knowledge of virology.
  • Prior research experience in respiratory biology and/or virology and the knowledge of lung biology, physiology and disease.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Andrew Shen at (+1) 6463671089 or upload your resume on our website -

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