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Chief Science Officer
The Chief Science Officer provides scientific advice and guidance to AATB and its member tissue banks. He/she provides scientific analysis and insight into the standards, guidance, and proposed regulations related to tissue banking on behalf of AATB.
The Chief Science Officer coordinates and develops the AATB science agenda working with the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, the appropriate Councils and AATB research partners. He/she directs the work of AATB research partners and projects.
- Ph.D. or M.D. in medicine or science-related field.
- 5 to 10 years of experience in medical research and development.
- Knowledge of science-based regulations, standards, tissue banking and transplantation preferred.
- Proven success in scientific grant development and grant management.
- Strong scientific technical writing skills.
- Effective written and interpersonal communication skills.
The Accreditation Manager oversees the AATB Accreditation Programs for its institutional members. He/she serves as the primary liaison to the Accreditation Committee. The Accreditation Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Accreditation Program, including the creation, revision, and implementation of all necessary policies, procedures, forms and databases.
The Accreditation Manager oversees the work of the Accreditation Program inspectors as directed by the Chief Policy Officer. He/she also oversees compliance of member institutions with relevant AATB accreditation policies, and standards.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
- Graduate degree or post-graduate certification in business management, quality management, or science-related field preferred.
- 6 years of experience in a regulated industry – preferably in human tissues or medical products, devices, drugs or biologics – including at least two years of experience in observing quality assurance compliance audits, or
- Professional compliance officer experience with at least five years of experience in human tissues or medical products, devices, drugs or biologics.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well with others to bring complex projects to completion.
- Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Understanding of regulatory expectations of the FDA, OSHA, and other regulatory requirements as they may apply to tissue banking.
- Ability to design effective educational programs addressing elements of the inspection and accreditation process.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.