Careers at AskBio

Let’s make history together

AskBio is a world-leading gene therapy company with unrivaled technology and a promising therapeutic pipeline, making us an exciting place full of promise, discovery and advancement. We are a fast-growing, patient-focused team that embraces collaboration, creative thinking and groundbreaking science to change lives.

When you live an AskLife™, you join a team that embraces meaningful values to ensure our success.

Our headquarters are in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, with European offices and facilities in Edinburgh, Scotland, and San Sebastián, Spain.

A benefits package worthy of our mission

We come to work each­­ day for a purpose greater than the job itself. For that reason, we offer employee benefits that reflect the importance of our work and the quality and skill of our people.

  • Collaborative and inclusive culture
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Health and dependent care flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 4 weeks of paid time off
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 5 days annual sick leave
  • Business casual
  • Career advancement
  • On-site gym and beautiful walking paths

*Above are U.S.-based benefits. European-based employee benefits are defined within the job posting. 

Start living an AskLife™

Enthusiastic
We love what we do and wake up every day motivated by a much larger purpose to change lives and erase genetic disease.

Authoritative
We bring decades of experience in discovery and gene therapy development – from the bench to the bedside – that we want to share with the world.

Boundless
We are not afraid of the impossible and continuously innovate to make gene therapies accessible to all those in need.

Confident
Driven by excellence and achievement, we have an unrivaled end-to-end gene therapy platform with foundational discoveries essential to the industry.

Responsible
We are humbled by the enormity of our mission and its meaning to families. We hold a relentless commitment to advance science and clinical outcomes.

Browse Open Positions

Please review the following open positions and apply now to upload your resume.

  • Senior Director, Pharmacology/Toxicology

    We are adding a Senior Director, Pharmacology/Toxicology to the AskBio team. This role will serve as a key scientist and manager for developing and executing preclinical and clinical strategies to support AskBio’s pipeline of gene therapy products. Under the direction of the VP of Translational Medicine, and indirectly the SVP of Translational Medicine, this individual will coordinate and manage various research, proof-of-concept and formal non-clinical studies leading to filings of pre-IND packages, INDs and eventually BLAs for a broad array of projects in clinical development.

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  • Accounting Manager

    The Accounting Manager will provide general accounting support and management for AskBio’s rapidly growing business. This person is critical to ensuring that the Company’s internal control processes are being followed, as well as recommend process improvements as needed.

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  • Associate Scientist, Analytical Development

    The Associate Scientist, Analytical Development, will support the development, qualification and execution of analytical assays for in-process analytics, process development and non-clinical recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) vector manufacturing. This individual provides analytical test methods development, qualification and validation support for future non-GMP drug product release.

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  • Scientist – Analytical Development

    We are seeking a Scientist, Analytical Development, to assist in the design, development, qualification and execution of analytical assays to support in-process analytics, process development, non-clinical recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) vector manufacturing and GMP rAAV vector manufacturing. This individual provides analytical test methods development, qualification and validation support for future non-GMP and GMP drug product release. 

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  • Director – Analytical Development

    We are seeking a Director, Analytical Development, to provide the planning, development, qualification and execution of analytical assays to support internal R&D, process development and recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) vector manufacturing. This individual will lead an analytical team whose goal will be to provide bioanalytical test method development, qualification and validation support. The team will develop analytical methods to be used for in-process, release and stability testing of rAAV gene therapy.

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  • Senior Associate Scientist – Downstream Process Development

    We are looking for a Sr. Associate Scientist, Downstream Process Development, to provide support for execution of experiments designed to optimize recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) downstream processing and purification for gene therapy applications. This role requires a desire to learn principles of chemical engineering, biochemistry and related disciplines, including chromatography, centrifugation and filtration. 

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  • Senior Scientist – Downstream Process Development

    The Sr. Scientist, Downstream Process Development, provides development and execution of experiments designed to optimize recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) downstream processing and purification for gene therapy applications. This role requires working knowledge of biochemistry and related chemistries, preferably in chromatography, centrifugation and filtration design principles. 

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  • Senior Scientist – Upstream Process Development Group Leader

    The Sr. Scientist, Upstream Process Development Group Leader, will lead the developing upstream (cell culture) processes for recombinant adeno-associated viral (rAAV) vector gene therapies. This position manages and mentors a team of associates and scientists on upstream process development, scale-up, optimization, characterization and transfer of projects, while providing scientific expertise, guidance and development opportunities. 

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  • DNA Manufacturing Scientist

    The DNA Manufacturing Associate Scientist will manufacture and assist in analytical characterization of research-grade DNA. The DNA will support capsid technology development, intellectual property portfolio and progression of internal and external early-stage gene therapy programs, rAAV vector manufacturing and process development.

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  • Research Associate – Translational Medicine

    We are seeking a Research Associate, Translational Medicine, to support the development and execution of immunoassays and cell-based assays for evaluation of immune responses in support of gene therapy programs. 

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (AskBio) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job‐related requirements.

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