Research Associate, Cell Culture
Sanaria is an award-winning, rapidly growing, diverse, inclusive, multi-cultural, biotechnology company at the cutting edge of vaccine innovation. We are passionate about our goal to eradicate malaria. Sanaria employees are exceptional scientifically, mission-driven, and play a variety of roles in research, product development, manufacturing, clinical trials, and support of these endeavors. We celebrate our diversity and offer a strong benefits package including company paid life and disability insurance, health plans with employee and dependent subsidy, and 401k plan with company match. We are currently seeking a Research Associate (BS) or Senior Research Associate (MS) with cell culture experience to join our Gametocyte Production group. The Research Associate will be involved in many aspects of Sanaria’s PfSPZ vaccine research and cGMP manufacturing process. Ability to work on the maintenance of malaria parasite cultures and multiple simultaneous tasks is essential. The RA/Sr. RA will participate in research projects targeted at optimizing the efficiency and scaling up of procedures. Qualified candidates must have a BS or a MS in biology, biotechnology, microbiology, or a related discipline with 2-3 years of relevant laboratory experience. Excellent communication skills, writing, teamwork, organization and the willingness to learn new experimental techniques are required. The incumbent will have the opportunity to write technical reports, revise or write up new protocols and perform and document quantitative analyses. Experience with sterile technique, microscopy and cell culture is highly desirable. Experience in cGMP manufacturing a plus. The candidate must be eligible to work for the long term in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. Sanaria is not able to sponsor visas for this position. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, please submit your letter of interest and resume to careers(at)sanaria.com . Subject Line “RA-Cell Culture”. For more information, see https://sanaria.com. Sanaria is an Equal Opportunity Employer.