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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Plano, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


VP/Sr Director Clinical Epidemiologist / Microbiologist


Position Summary

Cutting-edge biotechnology company with strong roots in research and development. We are looking for someone to extend our current external research capabilities with leading infection control experts and CROs. Successful candidates will have a strong epidemiological background, ability to understand and develop clinical studies in support of existing and new products. The ideal candidate will have experience with infection control through environmental interventions.


• Provides strategic research leadership in consultation with clients and leads development of research questions and study design for field interventional studies. Serve as a thought leader for projects, which includes understanding the issues that impact clients, translate ideas into feasible and robust research studies, and crafting appropriate communication of research findings (abstracts, posters, manuscripts) in collaboration with Marketing and Sales
• Develop original research ideas that are feasible and scientifically robust, so that a steady pipeline of active projects is maintained
• Extend and manage current external network of infection control experts and CROs.
• Prepares significant internal and external papers/communications recommending applications of the company products in infection control programs in multiple verticals based on the best field performance data and information from the public health and medical literature
• Present the company's epidemiology expertise to prospective clients and support business development activities, including proposal development
• Establishes a long-range vision for program structure and development within the context of the larger vision for new products
• Represents the interests of the Company to infection control professional, clients meetings, symposia and trade shows.
• Performs related work as required


Minimum education required of the position
• PhD or MS from an accredited college or university in epidemiology, public health, medical technology, veterinary medicine, preventive medicine, biological, physical, behavioral or environmental sciences.
• Must have at least three courses in epidemiology, statistical design and methods
• MBA desired
• MPH desired

Minimum experience required of the position
• At least 5 yr experience in epidemiology/microbiology (post academic)
• Experience studying infection control through environmental interventions
• Experience advising on research design and analysis within healthcare settings as well as outside this environment.
• Experience and familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research methods
• Experience in working with external experts and CROs

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as proficiency in scientific writing

Must be able to design studies

Bring in new contract labs for possible animal testing

• Highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent time-management skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on tight deadlines
• Strong initiative and the willingness to wear multiple hats.
• Prioritize effectively and coordinate multiple deliverables simultaneously.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with team members and leaders.
• Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

Minimum certifications/licenses required of the position (if applicable)
Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC)

For immediate consideration, email resume directly to the recruiter:




Why Kelly®

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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