Position Description:  Microbiologist I

Exciting opportunity for an experienced microbiologist/phage biologist to join the team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). The candidate will work with various teams within our production department to learn all aspects. 

Major responsibilities:

  • Performs processes for the manufacture of the therapeutic product(s) under approved standard operating procedures (SOPs).  
  • Performs QC testing of the therapeutic product per regulatory guidelines and/or SOPs.
  • Propagate, maintain, and catalogue bacterial cell and bacteriophage lines used for manufacturing of the therapeutic drug product.
  • Adheres to the company Quality Management System (QMS) to maintain highly controlled manufacturing process. 
  • Adheres to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Biological Safety Level-2 (BSL-2), and aseptic technique in all manufacturing/Laboratory processes.
  • Prepares raw materials and/or equipment for manufacturing and laboratory processes.
  • Prepare samples for shipping to collaborators or third-party vendors. 
  • Assists in the ordering of materials for manufacturing and participates in the inventory auditing.
  • Maintains a clean working environment including participation in regular laboratory cleaning schedule per established cleaning SOPs.

Job requirements:

  • BS in biology or related field.
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in a laboratory setting, prefer experience in microbiology and/or bacteriophage biology.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand and work for extended periods of time.
  • Will require scheduling flexibility to accommodate varying manufacturing schedules. Weekend shifts are also possible. 
  • GMP experience is a big plus.
  • Bacteriophage experience is a plus.
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Proven experience as a team player

Compensation:  Salary is industry-standard and is commensurate with experience.

To apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Job ID: 2020-010