Jobs: Senior Scientist, Lockheed Martin (USA)

Lead a large multidisciplinary research organization with the principle mission to advance scientific understanding and to develop therapeutic solutions for cancer and infectious diseases. The Chief Scientist will lead the strategic direction, oversight and full accountability for research and nonclinical development. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: • Key scientific leadership, collaborating with other management team members in strategic planning and overall research portfolio management. • Collaborate with government, academic, commercial and non-profit research institutions to direct and evolve research projects and research facilities in multiple disciplines to ensure effective and productive scientific research. • Develop collaborative relationships with leading scientists and scientific institutions to ensure a steady flow of new concepts and ideas. • Assess programs for scientific merit and competitive advantage, play a key role in directing research funding, and interact with corporate and government counterparts. • Maintain budget and schedules for laboratories
Basic Qualifications
• A PhD or MD/PhD, in molecular and/or cell biology or biochemistry. • In-depth knowledge of the various scientific and technical disciplines (and their integration) related to cancer research. • Fifteen (15) or more years of scientific research experience in a leading research institution (universities, institutes, or cancer research centers) or a large pharmaceutical/biotech companies. • A track record of scientific accomplishments with demonstrated success in leading cross-functional teams in achieving meaningful and impactful scientific discoveries.Desired skills
• Management and operation of an interdisciplinary research laboratory. • Experience with core laboratory management. • Technology transfer or entrepreneurial experience. • Experience with government customers and cancer research community.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Job Location(s): Rockville Maryland

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