Sanaria Inc. is a Rockville, Maryland based biotechnology company that is dedicated to the production of an attenuated sporozoite malaria vaccine. We currently have an opening for a Research Associate in the Vaccine Extraction and Immunology Group.
The Associate will actively participate in tasks and activities in support of Sanaria’s GMP manufacturing, and research efforts. This position primarily involves participation in activities related to extraction of the sporozoite stage of the malaria parasite and characterization of the parasite’s biological attributes in cell culture assays. The incumbent is also expected to participate in vaccine production related activities in full compliance with cGMPs.
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or a related discipline, with 3-5 years of experience. Excellent communication, writing, team work and organizational and analytical skills and the willingness to learn new experimental techniques in a highly collaborative environment are required. Proficiency in “Microsoft excel” and “Microsoft word” is a must. Hands-on laboratory experience in Biology and sterile/aseptic processing experience is a plus. The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment with multiple and competing priorities is essential, together with a strong demonstration of individual initiative.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required for this position. Please send cover letter, resume and salary history indicating Scientist Vaccine Extraction in the subject line to: careers(at)sanaria.com .
For more information, please visit *www.sanaria.com .
Sanaria Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
No recruiters or calls please.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $40,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year
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