Research Associate - Vaccine Stabilization - Rockville, MD | Biospace
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Research Associate - Vaccine Stabilization

Sanaria Inc.

Rockville, MD
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Research, Vaccine,

Job Description

Sanaria Inc., a Rockville, MD based biotechnology company, offers a unique and challenging opportunity to join a world-class team to work on the development and commercialization of a live sporozoite-based malaria vaccine.

The Research Associate will conduct research on cryopreservation, and work with the logistics and delivery of Sanaria’s PfSPZ Vaccine.  The Research Associate will also be required to perform key operations during PfSPZ Vaccine manufacture that may include mosquito dissection, vaccine formulation, sporozoite attenuation or enumeration, vialing and cryopreservation of final product, or other component procedures, and assays of PfSPZ potency.


Qualified candidates are expected to have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Bioengineering, or a related field.  Additionally, experience that includes sterile technique, microscopy, and cell/tissue culture is desirable.  Experience in GMP manufacturing would be advantageous.  Excellent communication, writing, teamwork, and organization skills and the willingness to learn new experimental and operational techniques are essential.  Permanent eligibility to work in the US is required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Please send cover letter, resumé and salary history. Please indicate in your response that you are applying for the Vaccine Stabilization and Logistics position.

Sanaria Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.