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Molecular Biologist/Virologist

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Location: Atlanta, GA

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Job Description:

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.





Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.





We are currently seeking a Molecular Biologist/Virologist.  This position is located on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Roybal Campus in Atlanta, Georgia. The position is located in the Influenza Division (ID) of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), CCID, CDC at the Roybal Campus in Atlanta, Georgia.





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Battelle’s Technical On-site Professional Services (TOPS) is a part of the Contract Research business within Battelle providing laboratory support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).



TOPS is working with HHS/CDC in supporting efforts for pandemic influenza preparedness. The CDC ID provides critical standards for pandemic preparedness to the US State Public Health Laboratories and acts as a World Health Organization (WHO) reference laboratory supporting international influenza surveillance and response networks. Rapid genetic and antigenic characterization of circulating viral strains coupled with vaccine development are essential components to increase pandemic readiness and response.





TOPS is seeking a Molecular Virologist with expertise in molecular, or other biological science, to provide diagnostic testing service for the detection and confirmation of influenza infection as well as laboratory support for diagnostic assay design for procedures necessary for early detection and characterization of influenza infections due to human seasonal and novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential such as highly pathogenic avian H5N1 influenza viruses.







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Battelle is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation. For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers





For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers







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