BioNetwork Capstone Center
Closes: Friday, January 31, 2020
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
General knowledge of biomanufacturing, microbiology, aseptic processing, cell culture and/or analytical laboratory skills
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, bend, stretch and stand for extended periods of time
Proficiency in the use of computer hardware and software, including Microsoft Office, email and internet applications
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Willingness to learn and expand knowledge base
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Exceptional organizational and time management skills
Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Engineering or a related discipline and 3 years of relevant laboratory or industry experience.
Master of Science degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Engineering or a related discipline and 2 years of laboratory or industry experience. Prior experience in teaching or training is preferred
This position is part of a state-wide Bionetwork program funded by the North Carolina Community College System. Wake Technical Community College serves as the fiscal agent for this position. Daily operational and supervisory activities are conducted and managed by North Carolina Community College System personnel.
This position requires subject matter expertise in a Biomanufacturing related field and is responsible for occasional training responsibilities outside of the laboratory on topics in which this individual functions as the departmental subject matter expert. This position is responsible for coordinating and assisting with laboratory training, set-up and delivery. This position will be responsible for overseeing the installation, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of assigned laboratory instrumentation utilized by students and staff.
Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.
*Leads training and instruction to students on laboratory activities for assigned classes
*Delivers short courses to industry professionals as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in select topics such as Upstream Processing, Downstream Processing, Aseptic Processing, Lyophilization, Validation, Quality Systems, Analytical Methods, Assay Development or Equipment Operations
*Assists with the development of new courses and revision of current courses, including the development of laboratory activities
*Meets with vendors to support decision making processes on equipment purchases and coordinates annual maintenance contracts for assigned equipment
Coordinates laboratory training set-up and clean up for delivery of training to students
Assists with decommissioning and surplus of equipment, inventory of consumables and ordering of supplies through E-Procurement system as needed
Writes grant proposals that provide funding for technology development and educational initiatives
Communicates as needed with facilities, vendors, service providers and clients within and outside of the college
Serves as a representative of BioNetwork Capstone Center at industry related conferences and meetings with internal personnel, external stakeholders or industry clients
Follows safe practices in the laboratories when working with laboratory equipment and chemicals
Performs other job-related tasks as assigned by supervisor and in support of BioNetwork goals, including tasks performed by a Laboratory Training Associate II