Department and Position Description :
This position will serve as the Deputy Director for Research at Alltech, Inc., working directly for the Chief Scientific Officer in the development, implementation, and coordination of research, networking and training initiatives globally.
Project & External Research Leadership and Management : Manage external research programs, including serving as the point of contact with universities and third-party research organizations; developing and maintaining relationships with partners; overseeing and managing project progress (identifying and hiring consultants; developing a program work plan and ensuring adherence to timeline and deliverables); working with the CSO to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, monitor budget and adjust activities as necessary.
Supervise staff : Serve as Staff Director, including supervision, evaluation and leadership for junior and senior researchers, technical teams and administrative staff.
Communications & Publications and Outreach : Organize, coordinate, and facilitate programs, workshops, conferences and other activities related to international or comparative research with respect to Alltech’s research and scholarship. Coordinate with media programs in the publication of Alltech’s research. Prepare papers, articles, documents for Alltech’s commercial team, propose and review safety and efficacy claims and travel (both domestic and international) to implement and fulfill these obligations as necessary.
Funding programs : Participate in federal, state and international fundraising efforts including identifying funding opportunities, and preparing and administration of grant proposals. Work closely with the CSO on all aspects of the Department’s operations, including developing budgets, personnel management and annual strategic planning for the activities of the global research team and its members.
The Ideal Candidate :
Qualification: The successful candidate should have a Ph. D. in an appropriate biological or medical science or an equivalent amount of technical work experience. Experience in research project management and professional staff supervision is also essential. Preference will be given to candidates with experience with production agriculture, pharmaceutical development and/or food manufacturing. The position will require extensive international travel and superior oral communication skills.
To apply for the job please send a letter of interest with an appropriate CV and evidence of qualification to: email@example.com .
No phone calls please. Alltech is an EOE Employer.
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