TOMORROW: Forge Biologics Virtual Recruiting Event

Forge Biologics is a gene therapy development engine, focused on enabling access to life changing gene therapies and helping bring them from idea into reality. Forge is hiring for many positions over the next few months.  They have a wide range of needs for students at all levels (and alumni.) The company just cleared Series B funding and is located locally. This is a great opportunity for students/alumni with interests in the rapidly growing biotech community in central Ohio.

Whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned pro considering a change, you may be interested in their virtual recruiting event on June 15th from 7-8pm EST. During this broadcast, you can expect a behind the scenes look at what life at Forge Biologics is like. Learn more and register here.

You can learn more about Forge on their website and LinkedIn.

Job Opening: Laboratory Operations Associate

Manus Bio is a next-generation industrial biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that produces plant-based ingredients. The company uses a variety of patented and proprietary technologies for engineering microbes for the production of specialty chemicals, such as food ingredients, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

Manus Bio is seeking a self-motivated and highly organized individual for a position that will specialize in and take ownership responsibility of laboratory operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Mastery in Manus Bio SOPs and their execution involving reagent, media, and lab consumable preparation.  Ability to train others to execute these tasks to the same high standard
  • Maintain stellar lab organization to ensure operational excellence within the R&D team
  • Maintain and facilitate use of our in-house inventory platforms to a highly organized standard
  • Order and stock lab supplies and consumables.  Maintain and later build relationships with outside vendors
  • Maintain laboratory equipment to pristine condition and facilitate repairs when needed
  • Develop ability to design and implement modifications to protocols and procedures that increase efficiency of Manus Bio SOPs

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or similar discipline with 1-3 years in research lab technician, operations, or management experience
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Learn more and apply.

NCSU Master of Microbial Biotechnology

The Master of Microbial Biotechnology (MMB) program at North Carolina State University offers you a unique blend of science and business. It combines real-world bioscience industry projects and internships to give you the experience you need to be successful. This is a two-year, non-thesis program and is located 15 miles from the Research Triangle Park — the heart of the biotech industry.

Students in the MMB program participate in immersive industry experiences, professional networking, MBA-level coursework, practicum projects, and internships. Graduates leave ready to tackle challenges and excel in careers in the biotechnology industry.

Want to learn more about the program? Visit the website or fill out the interest form.

University of Florida-Department of Medicinal Chemistry

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida is looking for prospective chemistry students interested in a graduate degree! Their mission is to conduct basic and applied research in chemistry, biochemistry, and related disciplines as it relates to drug design and discovery. The department focuses on all aspects of drug design, discovery and development with a unique blend of the physical and biological sciences.

Stipends for graduate research assistants start at $31,000, and those with a Pharm.D.  are eligible for additional funding. Graduates of the program earn a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, with a major in medicinal chemistry. Former graduates of this program have landed positions at major research universities, government agencies, and biotech companies.

For more information and to apply, visit the Department of Medicinal Chemistry website!

Microbiology Laboratory Internship

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Guild BioSciences is a growing biotech company developing biologically oriented products for dynamic high-impact applications. They are seeking a long-term to support the core research objectives of several outgoing projects. The intern will be mentored to gain experience in basic microbiology, genetics, and product-oriented research.

The candidate must be enrolled in a Bachelors or Graduate Degree program with focus in microbiology, molecular genetics, molecular biology, or related scientific disciplines. Previous hands-on laboratory experience is required. Preferred work schedule is at least three consecutive days during normal business hours, approximately 20 hrs/week.

More information regarding the applicant requirements and intern responsibilities can be found on their flyer. Interested candidates should send their resume to dmanley@guildassociates.com.