Work with us

We are on a mission to address today’s — and tomorrow’s — toughest infections. We are looking for intelligent and motivated people to help us reach those goals.

APT’s facilities in Gaithersburg MD are a short thirty minute drive to the beautiful monuments and museums of Washington DC.

What I love about APT is the collaborative environment. All members of the team are more than willing to help another out, creating a family-like environment where everyone is supported.” Marty Lee, Microbiologist II

“APT allows me to strengthen my qualities as a scientist and a team-worker. Such a collaborative environment propels the success of the company and my growth as an individual. Notably, working at APT has introduced me to avenues of science that were previously unknown, broadening my mind to the bigger picture of the biotech industry.” Bryce Walker, Microbiologist I

Working at APT and living around the Frederick/Gaithersburg area has opened my eyes to all that Maryland has to offer! I enjoy the close proximity to Seneca State Park and several other recreational activities. Being a short drive from downtown Frederick and venues like the RIO Washingtonian area allow me to keep engaged in my social (covid-friendly) life in the biotech corridor!” Viet Dang, Microbiologist II

< “We build therapies to clear multidrug resistant infections, with the end goal being to produce as many therapies as possible that have the potential to save lives. Having the opportunity to see that our hard work really does pay off and it’s making a difference right now, that’s unique to Adaptive Phage Therapeutics.“  Bri’Anna Horne, Clinical Coordinator/Microbiologist

Working at APT is like working with family. Coming into work every day, you get to say hello and talk to everyone from the higher executives to the microbiologists in the lab. The open communication really fosters a sense of community, learning, and passion for the work that we are doing. Not only that but, the value of our work is immeasurable – we get the chance to actually see the impact we have on patients and have a direct and lasting effect on each and every person.” Anjna Nair, Microbiologist I

Who we are

APT is a group of seasoned veterans coupled with crazy smart biologists and engineers working to solve the problem of antibiotic resistant infecitons.  Each day is different and at the end of the day, you’ve made a difference in someone’s life.  It’s incredibly powerful when you meet somebody who’s life you impacted by going to work.  The work will challenge you and reward you professionally and personally.  

World-class activities, shopping, and dining are close at hand in the heart of Maryland’s BioTech corridor.

APT was named “The Emerging Life Science Company of the Year” in 2020 by the Maryland Technology Council

Working with us

Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, APT is in the heart of the Maryland’s BioTech corridor.  The area offers a great lifestyle with Baltimore 30 miles to the east and Washington 20 miles to the south. There are professional sports, great outdoor spaces, world recognized chefs and restaurants and excellent schools to name just a few opportunities to ensure work-life balance.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits to all employees as well as opportunities for investment and growth. Hiring from within is part of our makeup as well as continued education opportunities.

Open positions:

Position Description:  Senior Software Engineer

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join the team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). The Senior Software Engineer will oversee the computational approach to interpreting the data from HRQT assays.

Responsibilities:

  • Development and operation of bioinformatics pipeline:
    Using commercial and open source software the candidate shall implement and robust pipeline whose inputs are either DNA sequence reads, or DNA assemblies and outputs are an (functionally) annotated sequence with a reported making note particular (classes of) genes.  It’s expected to use data from any publicly available source to complete this.
  • Development and operation of several in-house data management processes:
    Many of the current processes are done on paper limiting their usefulness.  The candidate shall help design, develop, and operate several business process tools working to make internal information more available and visible.
  • Development of deployable inventory management interface:
    The candidate shall be part of a team that designs and deploys an APT branded software tool that runs on a tablet computer used for deployed installations of the PhageBank™.  The software tool shall allow operators at remote sites to interact with deployed freezers while keep track of inventory and connection to the APT central database.

Skills:

  • Outstanding communication, collaboration, and problem solving
  • Administrative or project management experience in research or product development settings
  • Experience interacting with scientific stakeholders
  • Familiarity working in a Linux environment
  • Careful, detail-oriented working style Initiative in suggesting and executing process improvements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Life Science or Computing Field with at least three years of experience OR a Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics with relevant academic experience 

The position reports to the Director, Product Development

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

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

Job ID: 2020-011

Position Description: Microbiologist I/II – Upstream Production

Exciting opportunity for an experienced microbiologist/phage biologist to join the upstream manufacturing team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). In this position, the candidate will work alongside the upstream production team to amplify bacteriophages on host bacterial cultures in mid-scale batches to be used in a clinical setting.

Major responsibilities:

  • Grow bacterial batch culture and amplify bacteriophages in batch cultures including working with single use disposable bioreactor systems.
  • Perform in-process testing of material prior to releasing to downstream manufacturing team(s).
  • Propagate, maintain, and catalogue bacterial cell and bacteriophage lines used for manufacturing of the therapeutic drug product.
  • Perform processes for the manufacture of the therapeutic product(s) under approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Adhere to the company Quality Management System (QMS) to maintain highly controlled manufacturing processes.
  • Adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Biological Safety Level-2 (BSL-2), and aseptic technique in all Manufacturing/Laboratory processes.
  • May perform QC testing of the therapeutic product per regulatory guidelines and/or SOPs.
  • May help in the ongoing development of scale up batch culture processes.
  • Must maintain 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.
  • GMP experience preferred.
  • 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.
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

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

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

Job ID: 2020-004

Position Description:  Microbiologist I/II – Quality Control Testing

Exciting opportunity for an experienced microbiologist/phage biologist to join the upstream manufacturing team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). In this position, the candidate will support day-to-day operations to ensure timely and accurate testing of materials and products while maintaining quality and compliance to meet the demands of manufacturing.

Major responsibilities:

  • Support manufacturing operations by; including but not limited to process validation, environmental monitoring, and utility systems sampling and testing.
  • Receive, archive and process clinical trial specimens according to company SOPs.
  • Perform in-house microbiological assays for manufactured material and/or clinical trial samples.
  • Prepare analytical lab reports or summaries as required within the necessary timeframe.
  • Write, revise, and review SOPs for compliance with respective compendia, equipment operation, methods, and general laboratory procedures as needed.
  • Perform in-process testing of material prior to releasing to downstream manufacturing team(s). 
  • Perform processes for the manufacture of the therapeutic product(s) under approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  
  • Adhere to the company Quality Management System (QMS) to maintain highly controlled manufacturing processes. 
  • Adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Biological Safety Level-2 (BSL-2), and aseptic technique in all Manufacturing/Laboratory processes.
  • Perform QC testing of the therapeutic product per regulatory guidelines and/or SOPs.
  • Must maintain a clean working environment including participation in regular laboratory cleaning schedule per established cleaning SOPs.
  • Perform routine quality control review of manufacturing documents to comply with documentation practices outlined in the FDA’s guidance’s for Phase 1 GMP’s. These documents including but are not limited to: SOPs, Batch Records, Forms and third-party testing reports. 
  • Help provide oversight of day to day record-keeping, reporting and daily review according to cGMP guidelines.  
  • Assist with document control of all active and retired Master documents according to the QMS.

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.
  • GMP experience preferred.
  • 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. 
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

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

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

Job ID: 2020-006

Position Description:  Microbiologist I/II – Quality Control

Exciting opportunity for an experienced microbiologist/phage biologist to join the upstream manufacturing team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). In this position, the candidate will work alongside the upstream production team to perform QC testing of the therapeutic product per regulatory guidelines and/or SOPs including but not limited to: endotoxin quantification, HCP analysis, potency, visual inspection, and stability.

Major responsibilities:

  • Grow bacterial batch culture and amplify bacteriophages in batch cultures including working with single use disposable bioreactor systems. 
  • Perform in-process testing of material prior to releasing to downstream manufacturing team(s). 
  • Propagate, maintain, and catalogue bacterial cell and bacteriophage lines used for manufacturing of the therapeutic drug product.
  • Perform processes for the manufacture of the therapeutic product(s) under approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  
  • Adhere to the company Quality Management System (QMS) to maintain highly controlled manufacturing processes. 
  • Adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Biological Safety Level-2 (BSL-2), and aseptic technique in all Manufacturing/Laboratory processes.
  • Perform QC testing of the therapeutic product per regulatory guidelines and/or SOPs.
  • May help in the ongoing development of scale up batch culture processes.
  • Must maintain a clean working environment including participation in regular laboratory cleaning schedule per established cleaning SOPs.
  • Perform routine quality control review of manufacturing documents to comply with documentation practices outlined in the FDA’s guidance’s for Phase 1 GMP’s. These documents including but are not limited to: SOPs, Batch Records, Forms and third-party testing reports. 
  • Help provide oversight of day to day record-keeping, reporting and daily review according to cGMP guidelines.  
  • Assist with document control of all active and retired Master documents according to the QMS.

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.
  • GMP experience preferred.
  • 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. 
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

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

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

Job ID: 2020-009

Position Description: Microbiologist I/II – Downstream Production

Exciting opportunity for an experienced microbiologist/phage biologist to join the downstream manufacturing team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). In this position, the candidate will work alongside the downstream production team to purify batches of bacteriophage from host contaminants in to be used in a clinical setting. 

Major responsibilities:

  • Grow bacterial batch culture and amplify bacteriophages in batch cultures including working with single use disposable bioreactor systems. 
  • Perform in-process testing of material throughout the manufacturing process. 
  • Propagate, maintain, and catalogue bacterial cell and bacteriophage lines used for manufacturing of the therapeutic drug product.
  • Perform processes for the manufacture and purification of the therapeutic product(s) under approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  
  • Adhere to the company Quality Management System (QMS) to maintain highly controlled manufacturing processes. 
  • Adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Biological Safety Level-2 (BSL-2), and aseptic technique in all Manufacturing/Laboratory processes.
  • May perform QC testing of the therapeutic product per regulatory guidelines and/or SOPs.
  • May help in the ongoing development of scale up production/purification processes.
  • Must maintain 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.
  • Experience in the operation of downstream equipment such as depth filtration, TFF, and chromatography in a GMP environment is preferred.
  • 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. 
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

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

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

Job ID: 2020-014

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

Position Description:  Manufacturing Technician

Exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Technician to join the team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for performing the Fill/Finish phase of manufacturing operations and auxiliary components under approved standard operating procedures. The candidate must be comfortable with machinery, equipment, aseptic processing/gowning, and interacting with software interfaces.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Operates bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment such as: incubators, disposable single-use bioreactors, centrifuges, sterile fill instruments, and CRFs.
  • Perform sterilization and maintenance checks including cleaning in-place and servicing in-place of production cleanroom equipment
  • Follow basic safety/EHS requirements, SOPs, cGMP, work rules and other company’s policies
  • Documents all manufacturing activities clearly and accurately per cGMP, QMS, and regulatory requirements
  • Performs daily manufacturing tasks per Standard Operating Procedures and Manufacturing Production Records
  • Perform mathematical calculations routinely (e.g. viability, concentration and density)
  • Ensures all production activities are completed in an aseptic, safe, and compliant manor
  • Routinely monitors manufacturing processes and recognizes potential process issues as they arise; proactively escalates identified issues to senior staff
  • be comfortable learning new methodologies and skills rapidly while maintaining critical thinking to improve processes and documentation. 

Job Requirements:

  • 1+ year(s): Experience in a regulated cleanroom or manufacturing environment or an Associate degree in a life science field
  • Previous aseptic filling experience a plus
  • Experience with aseptic fillers (RABS, Isolators) preferred
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds. 
  • Must be able to stand and work for extended periods of time. 
  • Will require scheduling flexibility to accommodate varying manufacturing schedules. 
  • Outstanding organizational and technical communication skills. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude. 

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

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

Job ID: 2020-008

Position Description:  Manager, Manufacturing Operations

Exciting opportunity for experienced Manager of Manufacturing Operations to join the team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Inc (APT). The Manager of Manufacturing Operations will provide day to day oversight of the laboratory staff, including scheduling manufacturing runs and projects, overseeing training, and providing input regarding personnel changes. This position will actively perform and monitor activities in the cGMP manufacturing areas andreports to the Director of Manufacturing.  

Major responsibilities:

  • Works with Manufacturing Management team and Quality Assurance to ensure the highest level of compliance with cGMP with respect to the storage, use, and documentation activities associated with the manufacture of bulk and finished product. 
  • Ensures the ongoing validated state of cGMP manufacturing processes as it relates to process performance.
  • Actively participates in and coordinates the installation, operation, cleaning, and maintenance of bio-pharmaceutical cGMP equipment.
  • Demonstrates, understands, and adheres to APT policies, GMP standards, and safety procedures.
  • Ensures personnel are compliant by maintaining current training requirements.
  • Coordinates daily tasks with Group Leads and ensures completion.
  • Works effectively with manufacturing personnel to build team relationships. 
  • Establishes and maintains routine management tools and standards to assure that direct reports are utilizing common tools to track resources, time coding, and performance. 
  • Generates batch records, SOPs, and other controlled documentation as assigned by the Manufacturing Management Team. 
  • Promotes collaboration with supporting departments to aid in manufacturing initiatives and achieve company goals.
  • Actively supports the internal audit program as a means of driving continuous improvement throughout Manufacturing. 
  • Ensures department compliance with all cGMP regulations as well as other areas of mandatory regulatory oversight. 
  • Participates in and provides SME resources to support all regulatory audits and technical discussions. 
  • Identifies and appropriately escalates issues to the Manufacturing Management team to keep operations, projects, and initiatives on schedule.
  • Responds to off-hour alarms as assigned by the Manufacturing Management team.
  • Real time, on the floor, Batch Production Record review. 

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a scientific/engineering discipline or equivalent related experience in cGMP biologics/pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Minimum of 5- 7 years of cGMP bio-pharmaceutical experience with a minimum of 2 years of supervision/demonstrated leadership
  • Knowledge of cGMP and CFR requirements
  • Experience in early stage biopharmaceutical manufacturing is a plus
  • Experience with bacteriophage is highly desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiating, influencing, and active listening.
  • Fluent with regularly used software applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, SharePoint)

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

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

Job ID: 2020-012

Position Description: Inventory Specialist

Exciting opportunity for an Inventory Specialist to join the team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). The Inventory Specialist will be responsible for the accurate accounting of inventory including receiving, processing, recording, and distributing supplies and materials in the laboratory and manufacturing space. The position will also require the performance of a variety of clerical duties including data entry and maintenance of files and records within a LIMS program.

Major responsibilities:

  • Purchases materials, supplies, and services with daily duties including PO creation and management, executing orders with vendors, receiving materials, and invoice reconciliation with accounts payable.
  • Ensures continued flow of production activities by conducting cycle counts and obtaining delivery of adequate business supplies and raw material for all distribution channels.
  • Resolves complaints and disputes between requestors, vendors, finance, and any other applicable stakeholders.
  • Develops working relationships with suppliers to preserve the company’s good business reputation while still obtaining competitive prices.
  • Follows all quality procedures dictated by APT’s Quality Management System.
  • Complies with applicable antitrust and other purchasing-related laws and regulations including Federal Acquisition Regulations for government contracts.
  • Complies with applicable corporate policies & procedures and FDA/ISO regulations pertaining to the purchasing function.
  • Performs other duties & projects as assigned.

Job requirements:

  • Associates degree or higher in a scientific and/or business field
  • Minimum of 2-years experience in inventory purchasing/management, material coordination, or other related supply chain responsibilities within the life sciences industry
  • Experience with InstantGMP software (or equivalent) preferred
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and work for extended periods of time
  • Will require scheduling flexibility to accommodate varying manufacturing schedules
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

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

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

Job ID: 2020-002

Position Description:  Computational Biologist

Exciting opportunity for experienced Computational Biologist to join the team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). The candidate will operate state of the art DNA sequencing machines as well as assemble, annotate, and analyze the output. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform a wide variety of procedures and techniques which may include, but are not limited to cell culture, DNA analysis, DNA isolation, DNA purification, DNA sequencing, sequencing analyses, RNA isolation, RT-PCR, next generation sequencing and other molecular biology techniques.
  • Independently and collaboratively plan, develop, and implement experiments and protocols.
  • Trouble shoot assays and adjust scientific methodology to correct problems or deficiencies in a research project, experiment, or trial.
  • Capture process descriptions and results in lab notebooks, tech transfer documents, and technical reports.
  • Participate in project and laboratory meetings, keep current with compliance obligations, and be responsible for maintenance of the laboratory and equipment.
  • Maintain careful laboratory records including written lab notebooks and well-organized online data files
  • Manage inventory of supplies required to collect DNA sequences.
  • Coordinate efforts with data analysis teams as well as management ensuring the business needs are met.
  • Develop and validate procedures of sequence collection and data management.
  • Maintaining content of internal knowledge sharing and documentation repositories.

Skills:

  • Skilled wet bench biologist with DNA extraction and expertise.
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration, and problem solving
  • Administrative or project management experience in research or product development settings
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
  • Experience interacting with scientific stakeholders
  • Familiarity working in a Linux environment
  • Familiar with bioinformatics tools/software
  • Careful, detail-oriented working style 
  • Initiative in suggesting and executing process improvements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline.
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience working in a laboratory setting.
  • Experience with DNA sequencing preparation and operation
  • Demonstrated experience working in a BSL-2 laboratory environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of maintaining accurate and detailed records.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper laboratory disposal methods and safety procedures.
  • Adhere to the company Quality Management System (QMS) to maintain highly controlled manufacturing processes. 
  • Adhere to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Biological Safety Level-2 (BSL-2), and aseptic technique in all Manufacturing/Laboratory processes. 
  • Must maintain a clean working environment including participation in regular laboratory cleaning schedule per established cleaning procedures 

The position reports to the Director, Product Development.

Compensation:  This is a full-time exempt position and salary is industry-standard and commensurate with experience.

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

Job ID: 2020-007

Position Description: Clinical Data Manager

Exciting opportunity for experienced Clinical Data Manager to join the team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Inc. (APT). The Clinical Data Manager will be responsible for data management activities for research studies. This position is responsible for the electronic database design and management including data verification, data cleaning, and quality assurance for multiple projects. 

Major responsibilities:

  • Participates in the design and/or development of study-specific Case Report Forms (CRFs), ensuring consistency with study protocol
  • Collaborates with the project team and other study personnel to determine data collection requirements based on the study protocol and system knowledge 
  • Oversees the design of an electronic data capture (EDC) system to mitigate risk while ensuring the cleanliness of clinical data collection 
  • Documents and resolves data management issues specific to a protocol 
  • Assists with communication for internal and external teams to resolve data management issues
  • Creates or reviews data validation check specifications 
  • Prepares data reports and assists with data presentations as applicable 
  • Identifies and resolves data queries and discrepancies. Contributes to data quality metrics for a protocol or project 
  • Creates and maintains data management documents per SOP (e.g. Data Management Plan, User Acceptance Testing Plan, Data Entry Guidelines, etc.) 
  • Oversees query resolution to verify data quality on regular basis and communicate with clinical team to expedite resolution of queries as well to improve quality of data being collected 
  • Organize and maintain clinical study databases and documents to support regulatory submissions to the FDA
  • Supervises contracted clinical research organizations with the design, build and reporting of data from clinical studies

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in health and/or healthcare informatics, clinical, biological or mathematical sciences or related field or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years direct data management experience with at least 2 years as a clinical data management project lead. 
  • Previous experience managing the delivery of multiple projects through the full data management life cycle. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the data management process (e.g., serious adverse event reconciliation, management of local laboratory data) and knowledge of data management operating procedures. Knowledge of clinical research regulations including Good Clinical Practices and relevant regulatory guidelines. 
  • Working knowledge of clinical research operations, clinical trials, medical terminology, and/or pharmacology
  • Experience developing clinical trial databases in a commercially available EDC system (e.g. RedCap Cloud, OpenClinica, Medrio, Veeva or Medidata Rave)

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

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

Job ID: 2020-013

Position Description:  Bioinformatician

Exciting opportunity for experienced Bioinformatician to join the team at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT). The Bioinformatician will manage complex biological data sets, including the complete pipeline for genomic sequence analysis.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform computational analysis of various genomic data sets using common bioinformatics tools and pipelines.Tools include but not limited to:
    • SPAdes, CLC Genomics Workbench, RAST, Glimmer, Genemark, PGAP
  • Develop production procedure for analyzing genome data.
  • Register metadata about biomarker data assets in internal systems and databases.
  • Collaborate with scientists and informatics colleagues to inventory, store and catalog available biomarker data for prioritized projects and studies.
  • Communicate extensively with exploratory biomarker data managers, scientists, research associates, operations managers, clinical data managers, analysts, and vendor representatives.
  • Work with data management colleagues to distribute data transfer requests, monitor processing queues and contribute to workflow improvements.
  • Maintain content of internal knowledge sharing and documentation repositories.
  • Management of permissions and access for data stored on internal file systems.
  • Project coordination tasks as a member of the data management team.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and external business partners.
  • Provide reports and recommendations to senior leadership.

Job Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years experience in computational biology
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration, and problem solving
  • Administrative or project management experience in research or product development settings
  • Experience interacting with scientific stakeholders
  • Familiarity working in a Linux environment
  • Familiar with bioinformatics tools/software
  • Programming/scripting/database experience a plus (Python, bash, SQL, unix)
  • Experience with cloud computing, high performance computing clusters a plus
  • Wet bench biology experience a plus
  • Careful, detail-oriented working style
  • Initiative in suggesting and executing process improvements

The position reports to the Director, Product Development

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

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

Job ID: 2020-005

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