Rubhu Biologics Inc., is a privately-owned biotechnology company committed to providing state of the art services for the discovery and development of novel bio-therapeutics. Rubhu Biologics Inc.  is currently located at UGA’s Innovation Gateway in Athens, GA.

Job Opportunity: Research Associate / Research Scientist     

Employment Type: Full-time

About Rubhu Biologics Inc:

Rubhu Biologics Inc. is a specialized contract research organization that support development and preclinical services. The company is currently located at UGA’s Innovation Gateway in Athens, GA.

Job Description: (Details attached here)

In this role, one will be responsible for developing and performing cell-based assays and data acquisition. Candidate should have strong assay development skills and working knowledge of cellular signaling with solid skills in cell culture techniques, including experience handling primary cells and ex vivo samples for assay execution. The ideal candidate should possess skill in the operation of laboratory equipment and instruments, ability to follow standard operating procedures and documentation practices, and experience with sterile technique required.

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Develop and perform various assessment to characterized cells and cell-based products
  • Running samples, troubleshooting experiments, equipment fault diagnostics
  • Responsible for integrity of data
  • Require minimal supervision
  • Perform good laboratory process (GLP) in cell culture and associated GLP assays within a laboratory, clean room, and/or Aseptic Isolator
  • Provide scientific support in translational research and development of cell-based therapy product
  • Participate in validation studies of processes and equipment as required
  • Produce, perform, and review standard operating policies & procedures (SOP’s)
  • Clearly and accurately record/transcribe and communicate translational & GLP procedures
  • Awareness of the regulatory requirements (GMP, GCP, etc) relevant to cell therapy product development and ensure compliance with the regulations

Education and experience:

  • Masters B.S. and/or Ph.D. in Life Sciences (or related field) with 2-4 years of relevant experience in industry setting preferably in cell-based product development or pre-clinical development
  • Experience in working under GLP/GMP compliance or in a quality control environment
  • Comprehensive understanding of cell biology, characterization, and functionality
  • Technical expertise in Fluorescent Flow Cytometry preferred

Personal skills:

  • Great sense of responsibility and commitment
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Well-organized; well-developed time, task, and project management skills
  • Goal oriented and strong critical and analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail and always striving for high quality
  • A dynamic, positive approach; pro-active; flexible; eager to learn
  • Able to work independently and to manage multiple and varied tasks
  • Very good knowledge of English (spoken and written)

Opportunities:

  • A full-time position, available immediately
  • A challenging job in a dynamic and enthusiastic work environment
  • Individual training and personal development opportunities
  • A competitive compensation package

Contact Jessica Hutcheson; jhutch@Rubhubiologics.com