Associate Director, Microbiology

Assembly Biosciences (NASDAQ symbol ASMB) is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative and curative treatments for hepatitis B virus infection (HBV), in addition to a large research effort in the microbiome space in partnership with Allergan. Both programs have breakthrough potential to provide higher cure rates for debilitating diseases.

Assembly Biosciences is committed to advancing science and enhancing the health and well-being of patients. This commitment, along with a vibrant team culture, drives our efforts to develop and commercialize novel approaches and therapies to address major medical needs.

We are seeking a Molecular Microbiology research associate. The successful candidate will have experience with Microbiology and Molecular biology laboratory techniques, be familiar with conducting routine BSL1 and BSL2 aerobic/anaerobic microbial culturing, DNA extraction, purification and analyses as well as be comfortable with multitasking in a fast-paced environment. The job title and level will correspond to education level, work experience and skills of the selected candidate.

Assembly Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.