_NOTE: PATH REQUESTS THAT YOU INCLUDE A COVER LETTER AT THE TOP OF YOUR UPLOADED RESUME ATTACHMENT, DESCRIBING YOUR INTEREST IN THE POSITION AND HOW YOUR BACKGROUND AND WORK EXPERIENCE QUALIFY YOU FOR THE ROLE. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED IF A COVER LETTER IS INCLUDED. _
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
PATH’s mission is to advance health equity through innovation and partnerships. PATH is known throughout the world for its successful public-private partnerships. Succeeding at these partnerships requires lawyers who are passionate, creative, pragmatic, savvy, smart and possess excellent judgment.
The mission of the Legal Affairs Division is to support PATH's mission by (1) collaborating with clients to provide strategic, best-practice, efficient legal counsel and education, including transactional and other legal support, and (2) providing overall guidance to enhance legal compliance and minimize risk, all with the utmost integrity.
The Legal Affairs Division is currently seeking a senior-level transactional attorney with life sciences experience. The attorney will work primarily on transactional legal matters in support of PATH’s Center for Vaccine and Innovation Access (CVIA). Working closely with CVIA staff, s/he will be responsible for addressing legal matters within core CVIA portfolios and report to the PATH General Counsel.
Required Skills Required Experience
Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
We are seeking a highly motivated scientist who has a strong interest in understanding how viruses interact with the human host. At minimum, a Bachelor's degree is required with 1-3 years of laboratory experience. Strong team spirit and good communication skills are crucial. Previous experience in DNA cloning, PCR/qPCR, mammalian cell culture and bacterial transformation is required. Candidate with additional experience in viral vector production and/or RNA extraction/synthesis, multi-color flowcytometry and/or CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene knock-out are strongly encouraged to apply. Previous experience in working in high-biocontainment laboratory level 3 is not required, but the candidate will be expected to go through specific training to work at such biocontainment level. A preference will be given to candidates with the intent to commit to this position for at least 2 years.
THE NATIONAL EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES LABORATORIES (NEIDL)_ is part of a national network of secure facilities that study infectious diseases – whether they occur naturally or are introduced deliberately through bioterrorism. The NEIDL is dedicated to the development of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics to combat emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. In addition to Bio Safety Level (BSL)-2 and BSL-3 laboratories, the NEIDL houses BSL-4 laboratories that will operate at the highest level of containment. The NEIDL will add to the growing life sciences industry in the region, throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and across the country._
Individuals seeking affiliation with or employment within the NEIDL may be subject to the following suitability requirements. Failure to meet any of these requirements may result in ineligibility for employment or affiliation:
Individuals seeking or required to have approval to work with Select Agents will be subject to the following additional requirements:
Please note, any individual working in the NEIDL facility and granted unescorted access, is subject to
When applicable, individuals will be required to maintain all applicable clearances and licenses and to disclose any changes in circumstances that could compromise access to the facility.
Continued employment/ affiliation is contingent upon strict adherence, at all times, to all applicable safety and security rules, procedures, and protocols, as well as required training regimens.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.