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Job Opportunity: Translational Scientist, Firststring Research – Mount Pleasant, SC

Posted by on Friday, May 6, 2022 in Job Opportunities .

Job Title: Translational Scientist

Department: Research & Development

Classification: Exempt

Location: Mount Pleasant, SC


The Translational Scientist will be responsible for conducting a full range of activities required to conceptualize, prepare, submit, and manage research programs. Responsibilities include producing high quality scientific documents for funding applications and submitting publications – including writing and editing grant proposals, scientific manuscripts for peer review, white papers, protocols, reports, and grant-related regulatory documents. The Translational Scientist will also be responsible for leading successfully funded projects.


  • Identify potential uses and indications for the technology within unmet medical needs.
  • Perform literature/product searches on new ideas to understand and assess novel advancements as they relate to company’s product roadmap.
  • Work closely with staff in developing and transforming ideas into research programs.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with scientists and physicians in academic and private institutions, including presentations at industry and medical meetings.
  • Lead and report on progress of successfully funded projects.
  • Maintain comprehensive and up to date knowledge of platform technological advances and particular market areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants.
  • Draft high quality written research documents and grant applications.
  • Prepare and assemble scientific documents as necessary (e.g., institutional grants, annual/interim reports, progress reports, etc.).


  • Ph.D. in Biology, Biochemistry, related field, or relevant background.
  • Ability to effectively design, troubleshoot, and/or collaborate on the development of experimental protocols to develop new methodologies.
  • Possess the ability to communicate results at internal and external meetings and has the capacity to manage outsourced research.
  • Exceptional verbal and written English language communication skills.
  • Project management experience and the ability to work well with a project team.
  • Ability to problem-solve, think objectively, and work independently.
  • Ability to handle changing priorities and multiple deadlines while maintaining high quality workmanship.
  • Proven experience with Investigational New Drug applications and clinical study protocols preferred.
  • Experience with vendor/CRO management preferred.


  • Must be able to speak to and interact with a diverse group of individuals on both technical and business topics.
  • Must be able to travel across the U.S.
  • Approximately 10-15% travel including company meetings and other business.

To Apply: Applicants just need to send their resume and/or cover letter to: For more information, click here.

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