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Careers at Vigene

Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Vigene Biosciences is a rapidly growing company that strives to be a leading manufacturer of viral vectors. We are proud to support researchers at any stage of development: from basic research, to animal studies, to clinical trials and commercialization. Our diverse customer base includes scientists all across the world from academia, government organizations, research institutes, biotechnology companies, and pharmaceutical companies.

We are passionate about our mission to help support scientists advance their biomedical research and ultimately to make gene therapy affordable and available to those in need. As we continue to grow, we are always looking for talented people to join our team who share our passion. We value our employees as important contributors to our mission, so we provide opportunities for career growth and encourage employees to develop new skills so they can grow with our company.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vigene Biosciences is an EEO/AA employer. Vigene Biosciences, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at jobs@vigenebio.com and let us know your request and contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be acknowledged from this email address. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case by case basis.

Benefits

  • Healthcare benefits (Medical and Dental/Vision Insurance)
  • 100% Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 100% Company Paid Accident Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays and Sick Leave
  • 401(k) Plan with Safe Harbor Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Dependent Care and Commuter/Transit FSA
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Competitive Salary and Performance Bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Fun, collaborative environment

Quality Control Associate

Job Title
Quality Control Associate
Location
Rockville,  MD 20850
Other Location
Description

Title: Quality Control Associate

Department: Quality Control

Reports to: Manager, Quality Control

Location: Rockville, Maryland

Company Overview

Vigene Biosciences, Inc. provides viral vector-based gene delivery services and products for research and clinical applications. We are proud to support scientists at any stage of research: from basic research, to animal studies, to clinical trials and commercialization. Our diverse customer base includes thousands of scientists all across the world from academia, government organizations, research institutes, biotechnology companies, and pharmaceutical companies.

Job Summary

Responsible for in-process and release testing and test method optimization, trouble shooting, and development

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform testing in QC and Analytical Services
  • Conduct literature searches and execute development of analytical methods
  • Attain status as in-house subject matter expert in PCR, cell-based assays, ELISA, and/or chromatography
  • Author analytical method SOP’s and qualification/validation/transfer protocols and reports
  • Provide testing support for QC as needed (execute test methods in a GMP setting)
  • Contribute to building a culture of continuous learning/improvement and innovation
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Non-Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • n/a

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • n/a

Knowledge & Other Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. and at least two years of experience in biology, virology, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, or related field

Other Characteristics

  • Team-player
  • Maintain current awareness and contribute to current scientific literature and actively apply new concepts and technologies
  • Proficiency in molecular biology, cell culture, ELISA, and/or chromatography
  • Able to work independently to execute new test methods
  • Able to rigorously analyze and interpret data
  • Able to support multiple projects and strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills with ability to present information in various settings
  • Authorized to legally work in the United States without visa sponsorship 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment/Travel Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Standing, sitting, pushing, pulling

Vigene Biosciences, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
We have established multiple policies to protect our employees' health & safety while allowing essential operations to continue following social-distancing & PPE guidelines. Non-essential departments are working remotely and/or working alternative hours.

Required Skills

PCR
cell
Bachelor
quality
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