Sr. Research Associate, Cell Culture

Rockville, MD
BS up to $43,500, MS up to $49,000
Sep 30, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Sanaria is a rapidly growing, diverse, inclusive, multi-cultural, biotechnology company at the cutting edge of vaccine innovation.  We are passionate about our goal to eradicate malaria.  Sanaria employees are exceptional scientifically, mission-driven, and play a variety of roles in research, product development, manufacturing, clinical trials, and support of these endeavors. We are seeking a Research Associate to work on our Gametocyte Production Team

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. Subject Line “Research Associate –Gaemtocyte Production”.  For more information, see 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.