Research Associate, Gametocyte Production

Location
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Salary
BS up to $42000, MS up to $46,000
Posted
Jun 18, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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. We have an opening for a Research Associate in our Gametocyte Production Group.

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.

This position primarily involves the production of malaria parasites in culture, the feeding of these cultures to mosquitoes, and the dissection of mosquitoes using a microscope.  Qualified candidates are expected to have a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology 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, team work and organization skills and the willingness to learn new experimental and operational techniques are essential. 

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision plans with generous subsidy, company paid life and disability insurance, and 401k with employer match.  To apply, please submit your letter of interest and resume to careers(at)sanaria.com. Subject Line “Research Associate –Gaemtocyte Production”.  For more information, see http://sanaria.com. No phone calls, please.  Sanaria is an equal opportunity employer.  Long-term eligibility to work in the US is required.  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.