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OPEN POSITION AT AGT

Associate Scientist

American Gene Technologies: A Growing Gene and Cell Therapy Company

Summary:

We are seeking an Associate Scientist that will work within the discovery team to validate targets for progression to product development, manufacturing and clinical trials. Experience performing quantitative RT-PCR, cell culture of both transformed cell lines and primary cells, propagating human viruses, production of lentivirus vectors, in situ hybridization, and/or flow cytometry is preferred.

If you are an experienced scientist driven to discover the future of gene and cell therapy and are an innovative, adaptable, positive team member…AGT is looking for you.

Full Description:

We are seeking an Associate Scientist that will work within the discovery team to develop and execute assays required for product development and manufacturing release, as well as, to develop and execute translational research assays to evaluate drug safety and efficacy during clinical trial development.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to the analytical development of molecular, virological, and immunological based assays by performing and reporting assay results through assay development phase and for product lot release and clinical development phases, as needed.
  • Contribute to the writing of standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Lab management responsibilities including ordering, reagent preparation, and equipment maintenance in cooperation with Quality assurance.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Sciences
  • A track record of technical excellence at the bench
  • Flexible mindset and ability to adapt to change
  • Willing to work with samples from HIV+ subjects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience performing quantitative RT-PCR, cell culture of both transformed cell lines and primary cells, propagating human viruses, production of lentivirus vectors, in situ hybridization, and/or flow cytometry
  • Experience in analytical assay development to meet quality standards including but not limited to LOB, LOD, LLOQ, and %CV
  • Biotechnology experience

American Gene Technologies (AGT) is an equal opportunity employer and will consider applications without discriminating on the basis of disability, sex or sexual orientation, race or ethnic origin, marital or civil partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. AGT employees receive competitive salaries, comprehensive healthcare coverage, paid gym membership, 401K plan with employer contribution, incentive stock options and annual paid leave.

Job Types : Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  •  401(k) matching
  •  Dental insurance
  •  Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  •  Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  •  Vision insurance 

 

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:

PPE Equipment provided, Rapid Onsite COVID-19 testing for employees

Education:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Science

Work Location: One location

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Top Reasons to Work at AGT

Your work would have the potential to transform millions of lives
You‘d be part of something bigger than youself and join a mission to develop genetic medicines to cure and rid the human body of diseases
You would be part of the AGT family, made up of smart, committed, and caring individuals
You would have the opportunity to reach your full potential and apply your knowledge creatively
You would have benefits, includung health insurance, retirement, gym membership, and the potential to own stock in the company
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