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Integrated Biotherapeutics (IBT) is a biotechnology company focused on development of vaccines and immunotherapeutics for infectious diseases. IBT offers a highly stimulating scientific work environment. We believe in teamwork and integration of talent from many disciplines. Here, you will interact with internationally renowned scientists and get involved in collaborations with leading research laboratories and the biotech industry. IBT has the following open position for immediate filling.

Please email all qualified resumes to jobs@integratedbiotherapeutics.com

Integrated BioTherapeutics

4 Research Ct, Suite 300 Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: (877) 411-2041

Mobile: (240) 454-8934

Fax: (301) 368-6686

Current Open Positions:

Post-doctoral Fellow

Integrated BioTherapeutics, Inc (Rockville, MD) is seeking a highly motivated and highly qualified candidate in a lab‐based position as a Post-doctoral Scientist within a dynamic, research-focused group developing viral vaccines and therapeutics against filovirus, Nipah virus and Staphylococcus aureus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to perform early discovery, set up platform technology development activities, which advances IBT’s biotherapeutics pipeline toward clinical and commercial development. The candidate will be involved in the development of vaccine platforms, including mammalian recombinant protein expression and viral vectors. Additional skillsets in mammalian cell biology, including cell culture maintenance, clone screening, flow cytometry, and small animal studies are highly desired but not required. The successful candidate will help to design and drive innovative improvements to current platform, practices and infrastructure to ensure successful delivery of the project portfolio under supervision of the Chief Scientific Officer. IBT offers a competitive compensation package including health insurance and 401K plan.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Be a key member of the Virology/Bacteriology team that will support the execution of both technology development and pipeline projects.
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication and presentation skills, a documented ability to troubleshoot technical issues, an ability to plan and carry out experiments independently, and to work with complex instrumentation and software.
  • Effectively document all lab activities in notebooks/elsewhere as required and appropriate, in a timely fashion; author technical reports as needed.
  • Read and understand current literature as needed to support setup, troubleshooting and optimization of experiments.
  • Evaluate data and provide clear reports that can be shared and transferred to and from cross‐functional teams, responsible for clear communication in both written (manuscripts) and oral forms.
  • Adherence to safety protocols and knowledge of basic laboratory procedures to advance projects under rapidly shifting priorities and timelines.
  • Support laboratory activities by monitoring lab equipment and maintaining a clean and safe working environment.
  • Required to be onsite; 40H/week; Timing is flexible

Qualifications:

  • Requires PhD or PhD with <0-1 years’ post-doctoral experience in cell/molecular biology or vaccinology for infectious diseases.
  • Experience with Mammalian cell culture, handling and aseptic technique is critical.
  • Self-motivated and highly productive technical scientist who applies extensive technical and scientific knowledge as well as practical experience to deliver high quality results
  • Molecular biology experience required for this position:
  • DNA cloning, plasmid construction, DNA preparation and analysis
  • DNA transfection
  • DNA/mRNA transfection
  • Immunoprecipitation
  • Strong analytical skills and oral and written communications skills are required.

IBT is committed to publishing its finding in high quality scientific journals. See list of IBT publications.

Please send your applications to Dr. Shweta Kailasan, Principal Scientist/Hiring Manager for this position. skailasan@integratedbiotherapeutics.com


Research Associate

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of bacterial culture media, regents and solutions required for bacterial growth.
  • Prepare bacterial challenge dose for in-vivo efficacy studies.
  • Perform serological assays such as ELISAs and toxins neutralization assays in blood, serum, and plasma samples.
  • Perform mammalian cell cultures and cell-based assays such as cytotoxicity and toxin neutralization assay for different bacterial toxins such as: alpha toxins, Leukotoxins, Superantigens, clostridium toxins, anthrax toxins and superantigen toxins.
  • Plasmid and DNA extraction; PCR, cloning and basic molecular biology techniques.
  • Production and purification of Antibody from CHO cell lines and characterization of antibodies
  • Complete a variety of tasks to ensure smooth overall function of laboratory, including simple equipment maintenance, maintain accurate inventories and proper record keeping.
  • Comply with applicable safety procedures working with infectious microorganism
  • Oversee Bacterial lab operations:
    • Enforce lab safety protocol to lab personnel (wearing lab coats and gloves)
    • Make sure labs are neat and tidy
    • Maintain -80C and -20C inventories

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Masters in biological science and 3+ years of experience.
  • Prior experience in bacterial culture, bacterial enumeration based on total plate count methods and bacterial growth kinetics
  • Prior experience performing serological assays
  • Prior experience performing protein characterization assays: SDS gel, Western Blot and BCA.
  • Must be able to independently run laboratory assays
  • Operating knowledge of Microsoft Office is required
  • Must have an aptitude for problem-solving and be highly organized.


Research Associate – Assay Development and Bioanalytics

Integrated BioTherapeutics (IBT) seeks to hire a Research Associate to conduct immunoassay development and perform serological, microbiological and molecular biological laboratory procedures supporting the company’s internal and bioservices activities. The candidate will conduct assigned laboratory activities supporting the design of new products in the realm of assay development or the modification of existing products for new applications. The Candidate will be expected to work independently and be responsible for planning, organization and execution of laboratory tasks. Candidate will be expected to report results with accuracy and proper quality control compliance and prepare scientific reports and presentations.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Perform development procedures for novel immunoassays.
  • Create experimental design and methods
  • Perform serological assays such as ELISAs in blood, serum and plasma samples.
  • Experience with chromatography methods is a plus.
  • Review and summarize data for reporting to the supervisor and/or team.
  • Complete a variety of tasks to ensure smooth overall function of laboratory, including simple equipment maintenance, maintain accurate inventories and proper record keeping.
  • Comply with applicable safety procedures including those for working with infectious microorganisms.

Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelors’ degree in Biological Sciences/related degree with 5 years of experience or a Masters’ degree with 3 years of experience in:

  • Serological assays such as ELISAs and cell-based assays.
  • Aseptic cell culture techniques.
  • Knowledge in protein characterization such as SDS gel and western blots.
  • Familiarity with analytical methods such as HPLC is a plus
  • Excellent computing skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint), Softmax Pro, and Prism is required.
  • Willingness to work with biological specimens


Integrated BioTherapeutics is a equal opportunity employer and provides a positive working environment.

Eligible applicants should send a cover letter, resume and names and contacts of three references to jobs@IntegratedBiotherapeutics.com

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