Careers in Gene Therapy

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.

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
  • Collaborative and inclusive culture
  • Employer Pension Scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Private Healthcare
  • 30 days paid company holidays plus bank holidays
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Business casual
  • Career advancement
  • On-site gym and beautiful walking paths

Our Values

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

  • Vice President – Business Development

    The rapid, continued advancement of our therapeutic programs has led us to seek a VP, Business Development. The role calls for a proven deal team member who brings an analytical rigor and strategic mindset to transactions. Reporting to the Chief Business Officer, the VP will play a key role in developing our near-term and long-range strategies and executing transactions that are critical to achieving our corporate goals. It is important to note that the business development function lives at the interface of science, medicine, business and law, so candidates will be expected to show strong capabilities across those disciplines.

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  • Vice President – Global Regulatory Affairs

    We are seeking a Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, who will be responsible for developing and leading all regulatory strategies and activities for AskBio, including all regulatory submissions. This includes ensuring that all corporate regulatory goals are met and in compliance with all current industry standards globally. This role will manage internal regulatory staff, oversee third-party regulatory service providers, and will be a key member of the senior leadership team.   

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  • Research Associate, Non-Clinical Manufacturing

    We have an opening for a Manufacturing Research Associate to manufacture and assist in analytical characterization of research and GLP-grade recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) vectors to support capsid technology development, our intellectual property portfolio, and progression of internal and external early stage gene therapy programs.

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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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  • Director/Senior Director, Pharmacology/Toxicology

    We are adding a Director/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 our pipeline of gene therapy products. Under the direction of the VP and 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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  • Director/Sr. Director of IT & Information Security

    The right candidate is a customer-focused IT leader who can manage our network and corporate IT (including network, server, storage and helpdesk) and deliver excellent performance and reliability. He/she will also need experience as an information security professional who can plan and develop our security strategy to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of data and ensure compliance with laws and regulations such as HIPAA and GDPR.

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  • Vice President, Process and Analytical Development

    This senior-level role will report to the Chief Technology Officer and provide technical, operational and strategic leadership and expertise in the development, tech transfer, manufacturing support and CMC operations of rAAV gene therapy products. S/he will serve as the head of the rAAV vector process and analytical development organization, which includes cell culture development, purification development, formulation development and analytical development.

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  • Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs

    The rapid and continued advancement of our therapeutic programs has led us to seek a Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs to lead and guide our critical regulatory strategy. As a partner to the company’s executive team, reporting to the CEO, this new role will develop and provide strategic leadership for our growing business and ensure operational excellence across all aspects of the regulatory affairs function.

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  • Scientist – Molecular/Cellular Biology, UK

    We have several open positions for a Scientist – Molecular/Cellular Biology to join the rapidly expanding platform R&D team at our European headquarters in Edinburgh, UK, to develop the next generation of gene therapy treatments. The ideal candidates will have a good grounding in molecular and cellular biology with knowledge of gene transcription and control mechanisms surrounding gene regulation.

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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 – 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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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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