Scientist – Analytical Development/Quality Control (TWO CONTRACT POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

Senior Director, Analytical Development and Quality Control

Assembly Biosciences is engaged in pioneering activities with pharmacotherapies affecting the human microbiome, including the Gemicel® drug delivery platform. The selected candidate will be tasked with performing hands-on laboratory work in the development and execution of analytical methodologies in support of process development, characterization activities, specification, and stability testing. It is expected that the individual will work closely with Process Development teams to execute testing activities, as well as authorship of technical protocols and reports, as applicable. Experience in hands-on method development activities, execution and troubleshooting of existing methods are key requirements for this role. Specific proficiency with Karl Fischer, dissolution/disintegration, and/or qPCR is highly beneficial, and experience with other microbiological testing such as microscopy, flow cytometry, and general spectrophotometric techniques is highly desired. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to function independently with minimal supervision. Knowledge of good documentation practices and an attention to detail are also expected of the incumbent.

This is a contract position currently through the end of 2018; extension possible depending on company needs.