Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT) is a clinical-stage biotech company developing innovative bacteriophage therapies addressing the global crisis of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. APT is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Associate I to join our biopharmaceutical manufacturing team.  The manufacturing team is responsible for amplifying and purifying bacteriophages to be used in a clinical setting. 


  • 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).  
  • Prepare analytical lab reports or summaries as required within the necessary time frame. 
  • Perform in-house microbiological assays for manufactured material and/or clinical trial samples.
  • 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 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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology or a related life science field.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a commercial manufacturing environment.
  • Will require scheduling flexibility to accommodate varying manufacturing schedules. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft 365 programs. 
  • Outstanding organizational and technical communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, positive attitude, and the ability to multitask while under pressure.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds. 
  • Must be able to stand and work for extended periods of time. 

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

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

Job ID: 21.017