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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Authoratative

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.

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

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Enthusiastic
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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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.

  • SVP/VP, Human Resources

    We have an opportunity available for an SVP/VP, Human Resources to join our team at AskBio. This role will develop and execute the human resources strategy in support of our overall business plan and employee experience.

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  • Sr Scientist – DNA Manufacturing/Process Development Group Lead

    This position provides planning and execution of DNA manufacturing and experiments designed to optimize DNA production, purification and scalability and will lead a group of scientists while being hands-on at the bench.

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  • Sr Scientist, Analytical Development Group Lead

    We’re looking for a Sr. Scientist, Analytical Development Group Lead to manage and mentor a team of junior and senior analytical development scientists providing analytical test methods development, qualification and validation support, along with tech transfer for future non-GMP and GMP drug product releases.

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  • Senior Director | Pharmacology/Toxicology

    We are looking for a Sr Director, Pharmacology/Toxicology to serve as a key scientist and manager for developing and executing preclinical and clinical strategies to support our pipeline of gene therapy products. This individual will coordinate and manage various studies leading to pre-IND packages, INDs, and eventually BLAs for an array of clinical development projects.

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  • Sr Research Associate | Analytical Development

    This role will assist in the design, development, qualification and execution of analytical assays to support in-process analytics, process development, non-clinical and GMP rAAV vector manufacturing. You’ll provide analytical test methods development, qualification and validation support for future non-GMP and GMP drug product release.

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  • Research Associate | Analytical Support

    This position will provide analytical assays to support our process development and non-GMP manufacturing teams. You’ll handle the execution and data analysis of molecular biology analytical test methods to support manufacturing process technology improvements and non-GMP rAAV vector release testing.

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  • Scientist – Upstream Process Development

    This role will develop upstream (cell culture) processes for production of recombinant adeno-associated viral (rAAV) vector gene therapies and work as part of a team on upstream process development, scale-up, optimization, characterization and transfer of projects.

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  • Senior Associate Scientist | Molecular Biology

    We are seeking a molecular biology engineer for a Senior Associate Scientist position. This role is for a hands-on, lab-based research scientist with technical expertise in protein engineering, molecular biology and molecular virology. The candidate will be responsible for optimizing the molecular design and the characterization of our proteins and rAAV capsids.

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  • Senior Associate Scientist | Phage

    We are looking for a Senior Associate Scientist specialized in phage display and molecular biology. The candidate will participate as a team player in the isolation and optimization of antibodies/peptides using phage display and have a strong foundation in molecular biology and vector cloning.

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  • FP&A Manager

    We are adding an FP&A Manager to our Finance team to lead budgeting, financial forecasting, reporting, financial modeling and processes, execute month-end and quarter-end variance analysis, conduct monthly variance reviews, and forecasting with department leaders. This role will also maintain rolling forecasts, long-range models and plans.   

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  • Scientist I

    We are seeking an outstanding molecular biology engineer for a Scientist I position. This role is for a hands-on, lab-based research scientist with technical expertise in the field of protein engineering, molecular biology and molecular virology. The candidate will be responsible for optimizing the molecular design and the characterization of our proteins and rAAV capsids.

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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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  • Vice President – Business Development

    New opportunity for a VP, Business Development who is a proven deal team member and brings an analytical rigor and strategic mindset to transactions. This business development function lives at the interface of science, medicine, business and law, so candidates must have strong capabilities across those disciplines.

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  • Vice President, Process and Analytical Development

    This senior-level role will 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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  • Scientist – Molecular/Cellular Biology, UK

    We have positions for a Scientist, Molecular/Cellular Biology to join the growing platform R&D team at our European headquarters in Edinburgh to develop the next generation of gene therapy treatments. Ideal candidates will have a background in molecular and cellular biology with knowledge of gene transcription and control mechanisms surrounding gene regulation.

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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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