Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? AveXis is advancing cutting-edge science, starting with our proprietary gene therapy for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). We are in the midst of an incredible journey and are looking for passionate individuals to join us on this important mission.
AveXis, a Novartis company, is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Our initial product is a proprietary gene therapy approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of pediatric patients with SMA. In addition to developing a treatment for SMA, AveXis also plans to develop other novel treatments for rare neurological diseases, including Rett syndrome and a genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis caused by mutations in the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene.
The Associate Director of Quality Control (QC) Microbiology is responsible for management and operation of all cGMP Microbiology testing including environmental monitoring for a site. The incumbent will be a key member of the management team and will be responsible for the continuous improvement of all processes/systems in support of the AveXis Manufacturing plant sterility assurance program. In addition, he/she will be responsible for executing AveXis’ corporate quality policies, practices, procedures, standards, and systems necessary to ensure adherence to aseptic production and product management in accordance to the cGXP compliance to global regulations.
The position requires demonstrated leadership, as well as operational experience in a Quality Control laboratory setting.
The level of this position will be based on the final candidate’s qualifications.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
AveXis is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.