Quality Control Microbiology Specialist


Great opportunity to be part of a dedicated team building capability to serve the rapidly expanding gene therapy market. Vector Biomed aims to become a leading supplier of high quality Lentiviral vectors for research and clinical use. Team members will support both pre-clinical and GMP Quality Control release testing in a dynamic new company setting. We are seeking persons experienced in the Quality Control testing of biologics in a GMP setting. Experience with mammalian cell culture, Molecular Biology, Immunoassay and Assay Qualification desired.


-Establish process and documentation for EM monitoring program to support mfg

-Spec and order equipment; set up labs

-Train other internal or contract resources as needed to support routine EM

-Support execution of EM-PQ

-Serve as liaison between MFG and contract cleaning services to monitor cleaning service effectiveness, adapt to MFG schedule, etc.

-Establish and execute appropriate microbio based QC assays (TBD)


· BS and a minimum of 3 yrs relevant experience in a GMP QC role

· Experience with mammalian cell culture, excellent aseptic technique

· Comfortable working with new assays and technologies

· Experience with DNA Extraction, PCR, qPCR, ddPCR, dPCR  is beneficial

· Comfortable working in general laboratory setting  - pH, ELISA, PicoGreen, MBCA,  HCP ELISA

· Prior experience with QC of viral vectors is beneficial

· Employee must be interested in cross-training to perform all QC assays

.Experience with sequencing analysis a plus

Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
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