Preclinical R&D Research Associate - Cloning & Production - Alachua, FL | Biospace
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Preclinical R&D Research Associate - Cloning & Production


Alachua, FL
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Development, Preclinical, Research,

Job Description

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC) is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to developing novel gene therapies for ophthalmic and respiratory-based diseases.  AGTC has multiple candidate gene therapeutics in or entering human clinical trials and is seeking a full-time Preclinical
R & D Research Associate for Cloning & Production activities.


Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following.

•   Plasmid construction and large scale plasmid DNA production.
•   AAV vector production, purification and characterization
•   Design and develop new assays with minimal supervision
•   Maintain relevant laboratory supplies and equipment as needed
•   Draft SOPs, tech report and study reports
•   Record, analyze and present scientific results
•   Observe and comply with AGTC’s Employee manual and Safety and Quality manual



The successful candidate will meet the following requirements.

•   A B.S. with 4+ years’ experience or M.S. with 2 + years’ experience, in biological science.
•   Hands-on laboratory experience in molecular biology, assays, or related areas.
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•   Knowledge of laboratory safety, OSHA policies, and EPA standards
•   Proficiency in basic biological laboratory techniques, including molecular cloning, SDS-PAGE, immunoblot, qPCR, and Transfection.
•   Proficiency in mammalian cell culture especially in large scale
•   Experience of AAV and/or other viral vectors is preferred

AGTC offers a competitive compensation commensurate with education and experience, including salary, benefits, and company equity.  AGTC is an EOE and maintains a drug free workplace.  Please submit your CV or resume.