VGXI: Quality Control Scientist

The Quality Control Scientist is responsible for assay assessment, development, implementation, and validation for use evaluating human biologic drug products manufactured in a cGMP environment. It is also the responsibility of this position to troubleshoot any problems that may arise and to be up-to-date on all methods applicable for QC testing. Set-up, organization, and day-to-day operations of a Quality Control Laboratory are also required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for QC assays as follows:

  • Nucleic acid Purification/Control
  • Gel electrophoresis
  • Microbiological testing
  • qPCR Gene Expression and Genomic
  • Mammalian Cell Culture and Transfection

Responsible for manufacturing as follows:

  • In-process testing
  • Release testing
  • Stability testing

Responsible for documentation/administration as follows:

  • Organizing accumulated data
  • Keeping notebooks up to date and signed
  • Writing reports as needed and entering data in software program
  • Writing SOP’s, testing records and protocols

Responsible for QC analysis as follows:

  • Spectramax software
  • qPCR software
  • Gel imaging software
  • Excel and word software
  • Other general lab duties as assigned.


Candidates must have a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience and 2-5 years of assay development experience. Applicants MUST have a life sciences, molecular biology, microbiology or chemistry background. Experience with qPCR is a must. Experience with chromatography, gel electrophoresis and microbiology techniques are preferred. Method development and optimization experience in a cGMP environment is a plus.

VGXI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates can visit our Career page for more info or submit their resume to

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