Job Summary:

BioFactura is seeking highly motivated applicants with an entrepreneurial spirit for an open position in our biosimilar development programs.  We are looking for qualified candidates with a masters or doctoral degree in the life sciences with highly relevant skills and bench experience.  The selected candidate will participate in the development and validation of various biosimilar product assays. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for planning, conducting, execution and analysis of experiments using various techniques in protein analysis. Relevant skills include HPLC/U-HPLC (HILIC, RP, SEC, CEX, AEX, affinity), capillary electrophoresis (CE), mass spec, SDS-PAGE, IEF, ELISA, qPCR.  Knowledge of protein purification methods and process development/scale-up is a plus.  Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) including analytical method qualification/validation and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) are desired.  Experience in the preparation and delivery of oral and written presentations as well as participation in the preparation and submission of grants and/or manuscripts for publication are a plus. Excellent communication skills and the ability to analyze and interpret data, design appropriately controlled experiments independently, and maintain up-to-date laboratory notebooks are a must. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience with an innovative, small, young Biotech company and build a career in the biopharmaceutical industry.  Candidates should feel comfortable working in a high risk/potential high reward environment and able to work overtime and weekends as project needs are determined.

Minimum Qualifications:

•  Masters/Doctoral degree in life sciences

•  Hands on experience in protein analytics (3-5 years)

•  Excellent time management and proven ability to complete projects on time

•  Excellent level of initiative and quest for knowledge

•  Must be organized and self motivated

•  Must have excellent communication and writing skills

•  Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint etc.)

•  Must love to learn!

BioFactura offers a competitive salary and benefit plan including health insurance (medical, dental & prescription) and a retirement plan with employer match.

Darryl Sampey, Ph.D.

President and CEO

BioFactura, Inc.

8435 Progress Drive, Suite Z

Frederick, MD 21701

Cell:  240-620-3566

Office:  301-315-8002

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