Sanaria Inc. is a Rockville, Maryland based biotechnology company that is dedicated to the production of an attenuated sporozoite malaria vaccine. We currently have an opening for a Research Associate in our Gametocyte Production group.
The Research Associate will be involved in many aspects of PfSPZ vaccine cGMP manufacturing process. Ability to work on the maintenance of malaria parasite cultures and multiple tasks is essential. The incumbent is also expected to participate in research projects targeted at optimizing the efficiency and scaling up of procedures.
Qualified candidates must have a bachelor or a master degree in Biology or related discipline and 2-3 years of relevant experience. Excellent communication, writing, team work, organization skills and the willingness to learn new experimental techniques are required. Ability to write up technical reports, protocols and quantitative analyses is a must. Experience with sterile technique, microscopy and cell culture is desirable. Experience in cGMP manufacturing a plus. Permanent eligibility to work in the US is required.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.