ARGOS IS GROWING!
After having met several important milestones including exciting clinical data, we are poised for new strategic objectives which will require significant new resources. Those new resources include a well-qualified Quality Control Analyst.

SCOPE:
The individual will conduct routine and non-routine analysis of raw materials, in-process, and finished product according to standard test methods. The individual may also assist in the qualification or validation of in-process and release assays utilized in Quality Control and assist in preparing necessary documentation. All activities will be performed in a cGMP compliant environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for conducting routine and non-routine analysis of raw materials, in-process, and finished product according to standard test methods. Test methods include gel electrophoresis, spectrophotometry, immunophenotyping, bioburden, endotoxin, IL-12, and Northern blot analysis.
  • May perform environmental monitoring of air, surfaces, and personnel in Manufacturing
  • Enumerate bacterial and fungal colonies from Manufacturing environmental monitoring samples and enter results into the MODA system
  • Compile data for technical reports
  • Write and update standard test methods and standard operating procedures, as needed
  • Participate in assay validation/qualification
  • Strive to improve assays for better efficiency and consistent results
  • Report any lab result that is out of specification
  • Apply knowledge of cGMP on a daily basis
  • Perform other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree in Molecular Biology or Biochemistry with 2 - 5 years’ experience in biotech/pharmaceutical industry with experience in Quality Control preferred
  • Strong experience in molecular biology (RNA handling, PCR, western blot, electrophoresis)
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers
  • Must have initiative, high attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability and willingness to be regularly, predictably, and reliably at work

We offer a competitive compensation package along with outstanding benefits. For confidential consideration, please submit a resume with a cover letter and salary history.

No phone calls please.

Argos Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.