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Just imagine what we can do together! We know great things happen when talent and opportunity cross paths. We are looking to hire exceptional people who have demonstrated track records of success. Our greatest scientific solution is bringing talented people together who have a passion for advancing plant-based biologics for our customers and the world.

APPLY NOW: Email your resume to hiring@ibiocmo.com and indicate the position you're applying for.

iBio is a global leader in plant-based biologics manufacturing. Our FastPharming System combines vertical farming, automated hydroponics, and glycan engineering technologies to rapidly deliver gram quantities of high quality monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, bioinks and other proteins. We accomplish all of this via our CGMP 130,000 square foot facility in Bryan, TX.  

Just imagine what we can do together!  We know great things happen when talent and opportunity cross paths. We are looking to hire exceptional people who have demonstrated track records of success.  Our greatest scientific solution is bringing talented people together who have a passion for advancing plant-based biologics for our customers and the world.

Apply now for our Analytical Product Characterization Scientist position!

MISSION OF THE POSITION

As a senior level position for the Analytical Sciences Development group, this position will be responsible for enhancing our analytical and bio-physical characterization proficiencies by providing expertise in the various analytical methodologies for product characterization purposes such as HPLC, CE, LC-MS/MS and intact protein analysis. This position will also provide expert analytical support to our team as well as providing cross-functional support to Process Development and Manufacturing teams, in addition to providing CMC support and review of technical data for all regulatory submissions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES

  • Under minimal guidance and using personal expertise, design and conduct various independent laboratory experiments to satisfy the overall objectives of product characterization and investigation
  • Take the lead role for implementation and method development for detailed protein and glycoprotein analytical characterization
  • Advise and assist in optimization of current experimental methodologies for protein identification, characterizing protein heterogeneity (glycosylation and other post-translational modifications, truncations, mutations, charge heterogeneity, disulfide bridges, aggregation etc.) and designing targeted methods for monitoring selected attributes
  • Assist method validation to support testing and release of drug substance and druge product
  • Author IND CMC sections describing the characterization work performed and results generated
  • Author technical reports for all product characterization and investigation
  • Assist with the day-to-day maintenance of an orderly analytical laboratory
  • Perform routine maintenance of the analytical equipment, schedule preventive maintenance and organize service contracts with vendors
  • Develop release assays and facilitate technology transfer to QC group
  • Supervise and train technical staff

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the day-to-day maintenance of an orderly analytical laboratory
  • Detailed record keeping of all performed activities
  • Complete all required training to remain in compliance
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communication
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and timelines
  • Sound judgment in practical matters
  • Ability to learn new concepts
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Collaborative team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • MS degree or Ph.D in Protein Chemistry or other closely related field required
  • Five (5) plus years of experience in analytical characterization of biologics preferred; Two (2) plus years required
  • Five (5) plus years experience in the biotech industry working in field of protein analytical chemistry preferred; Two (2) plus years required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of cGMP regulation
  • Demonstrated experience in creating mass spectrometry based methods for protein characterization and other bioanalytical protein characterization techniques using HPLC, LC-MS, CE and other techniques associated with the identification and characterization of large and small molecules.

iBio is a global leader in plant-based biologics manufacturing. Our FastPharming System combines vertical farming, automated hydroponics, and glycan engineering technologies to rapidly deliver gram quantities of high quality monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, bioinks and other proteins. We accomplish all of this via our CGMP 130,000 square foot facility in Bryan, TX.  

Just imagine what we can do together!  We know great things happen when talent and opportunity cross paths. We are looking to hire exceptional people who have demonstrated track records of success.  Our greatest scientific solution is bringing talented people together who have a passion for advancing plant-based biologics for our customers and the world.

Apply now for our Manufacturing Technician position!

MISSION OF THE POSITION

The Manufacturing Technician will set-up and operate bioprocess equipment, while adhering to cGMPs, OSHA regulations, and company policies. This position will be expected to assist in various areas of the manufacturing process and correctly document activities clearly and accurately. The Manufacturing Technician will help lead/train entry-level technicians as they come on-board.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for producing high quality protein vaccines and therapeutics for evaluation in human clinical trials. They will possess working knowledge of cGMP guidelines and adhere to a Quality System that meets global regulatory expectations. They will be able to operate bioprocessing equipment and interact fluidly and cross-functionally with Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Process Development and Technology Transfer counterparts.                            

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to perform the following operations: Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF) Skid Operation, Setup of Hollow Fiber TFF Modules and Flowpaths, Akta Process Skid Operation, Proficiency with GE Unicorn Software (Unicorn 5 -7), Large-scale Chromatography Column Packing (Axichrom and BPG columns)
  • Inform downstream manufacturing lead on status of all projects, any deviation, and significant findings
  • Assist in writing and reviewing standard operating procedures and batch production records
  • Operate general production equipment such as Analytical Scales, pH/conductivity meters, etc.
  • Document manufacturing activities clearly, accurately, and within Good Documentation regulations put forth under cGMP guidelines
  • Monitor critical process parameters
  • Maintain room material inventory
  • Proficiency with compliance; adherence to standard operating procedures, batch record, and good documentation practices
  • Cleaning and sterilization of parts and equipment
  • Collect hazardous and non-hazardous waste in correctly labeled barrels or containers
  • Maintain effective working relationships with others

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Ability to understand, apply, and evaluate basic chemistry, biology, and scientific principles as appropriate for the position.
  • Broad knowledge of biotech manufacturing process and equipment including depth and tangential flow filtration, column chromatography, protein purification, formulation, aseptic technique, filter integrity testing, formulation, and sterile filtration
  • Strong verbal and written skills

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in related scientific field with 2-3 years of experience preferred
  • High school diploma/GED with 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Prior cGMP manufacturing experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry required
  • Large scale purification experience preferred
  • ISO6 and ISO7 cleanroom work environment experience preferred

iBio is a global leader in plant-based biologics manufacturing. Our FastPharming System combines vertical farming, automated hydroponics, and glycan engineering technologies to rapidly deliver gram quantities of high quality monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, bioinks and other proteins. We accomplish all of this via our CGMP 130,000 square foot facility in Bryan, TX.  

Just imagine what we can do together!  We know great things happen when talent and opportunity cross paths. We are looking to hire exceptional people who have demonstrated track records of success.  Our greatest scientific solution is bringing talented people together who have a passion for advancing plant-based biologics for our customers and the world.

Apply now for our Proposals & Estimation Manager position!

MISSION OF THE POSITION

The Proposals & Estimation Manager will report to the VP of Operations and will have two main areas of responsibility: Estimating System and Proposal Management. This position will be responsible for working with key internal colleagues within sales, business development, finance, manufacturing and supply chain, using costing and timeline tools, to generate approved program pricing and timelines. 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Proposals & Estimation Manager is responsible for generating services proposals varying from budgetary estimates to detailed work statement (binding contract) scope in order to fulfill specific Customer requirements.  This individual will provide the technical assessment of customer requirements and work with the subject matter experts to deliver a high quality, robust proposal that meets the Customer’s program expectations. This position will provide knowledge and expertise in applying principles, theories and methods of cost estimation and analysis in support of solicitations for both R&D and Production efforts and develop processes that are compliant with Cost Estimating System Requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES

  • Evaluate RFI/RFPs and discuss with prospective Customers as necessary to ensure a technical understanding of customers’ needs and for development of an appropriate proposal approach. 
  • Provide technical assessment/recommendation of potential project opportunities to the commercial, R&D, operations and process team leads.
  • Generate detailed proposals
  • Support revising scope with subject matter experts & driving the program from proposal to contract signature.
  • Work with Finance and Senior Leadership to determine program pricing that allows the company to remain competitive based on % margins for work scoped.
  • Support customer calls, present the proposal and speak to iBio’s services, providing options which meet the customer’s needs.
  • Ability to read and understand contractual terms.
  • Act as the liaison between the technical team and the customer.
  • May attend trade shows and technical conferences to represent the company, as needed 
  • Maintain standardized processes for estimating, including methodology (metrics, standards, conventions) and capture management
  • Standardize templates for typical proposal documents
  • Create a process for maintaining proposal libraries, including proposal archive, past performance, and boilerplate information
  • Develop process for continuous maintenance and improvement of the estimating system, including analysis of performance vs estimates
  • Evaluate and implement tools/processes to improve capture methodology
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

The ideal candidate will be able to determine the scope of work through interpretation of the contract documents (contract provisions, technical specifications, drawing, schedules, etc.) They will have in depth knowledge of risk identification, analysis, and management and have the ability to readily adapt to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel, and MS Project
  • Problem solving, prioritization and time management skills
  • Fundamental understanding of Biologics / Biologics manufacturing is required
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Relevant skill set in program management, sales, business or technical experience is highly valued for consideration.
  • Required - ability to travel (≤ 25%) and work non-standard hours (flexible management)
  • Strong customer-facing interpersonal skills

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline, biologics preferred
  • 5-7 years in bio/pharmaceutical industry experience, CDMO preferred
  • 3-5 years of estimating and proposal or technical writing preferred
  • Previous customer facing interaction required

iBio is a global leader in plant-based biologics manufacturing. Our FastPharming System combines vertical farming, automated hydroponics, and glycan engineering technologies to rapidly deliver gram quantities of high-quality monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, bioinks and other proteins. We accomplish all of this via our CGMP 130,000 square foot facility in Bryan, TX.  

Just imagine what we can do together!  We know great things happen when talent and opportunity cross paths. We are looking to hire exceptional people who have demonstrated track records of success.  Our greatest scientific solution is bringing talented people together who have a passion for advancing plant-based biologics for our customers and the world.

Apply now for our Senior Accountant position!

MISSION OF THE POSITION
The Sr. Accountant will manage the full cycle G/L accounting for the CDMO facility. This position will work closely with iBio’s Controller to ensure the organization stays within compliance and identifies cost-saving opportunities throughout the business. The Sr. Accountant will play a large part in the closing process and in preparing financial statements for internal and external use.


POSITION SUMMARY                             
We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join our growing team. You will be responsible for full cycle accounting activities (Bank Recs, AR, Fixed Assets, AP, GL, etc.) as well as other assigned tasks and responsibilities. A strong work ethic, attention to detail, and demonstrated knowledge of technical and operational accounting and finance functions are a must.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES

The essential job duties of this position include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Full cycle accounting
  • Accounts receivable & Accounts payable
  • General ledger entries and maintenance
  • Review expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure
  • Perform bank reconciliations; Reconcile balance sheet accounts and subledgers; reviewing for input accuracy and prepare monthly reports and journal entries, as needed
  • Review PL accounts and perform variance analyses
  • Review company expenses and identify cost saving opportunities
  • Assist in the close process and the preparation of timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Assist with annual SOX work effort and compliance audit
  • Maintain required business documents and confidentiality
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Ability to successfully provide relevant and immediate feedback in a fast paced and complex environment.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Collaborative team player
  • Professional, strict attention to detail, highly organized and efficient
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting required
  • Experience with SOX compliance and requirements
  • A minimum of 5 years of recent accounting experience in a publicly traded company
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office required

iBio is a global leader in plant-based biologics manufacturing. Our FastPharming System combines vertical farming, automated hydroponics, and glycan engineering technologies to rapidly deliver gram quantities of high quality monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, bioinks and other proteins. We accomplish all of this via our CGMP 130,000 square foot facility in Bryan, TX.  

Just imagine what we can do together!  We know great things happen when talent and opportunity cross paths. We are looking to hire exceptional people who have demonstrated track records of success.  Our greatest scientific solution is bringing talented people together who have a passion for advancing plant-based biologics for our customers and the world.

Apply now for our Sr. Scientist – Assay Development position!

MISSION OF THE POSITION

This position is responsible for the development, design, execution, and transfer of biological, biochemical, and molecular assays to support product development, process characterization, and early stage production of biotherapeutic molecules. The Sr. Scientist-Assay Development develops and implements assay strategies for screening biological targets, characterization of in process samples, and ultimately transfers these assays to Quality Control for testing of final manufactured products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES

  • Develop and qualify assays for the identification, optimization, and characterization of recombinantly produced therapeutics (i.e. release assays)
  • Development/adaptation of assays for comparisons with innovator therapeutics
  • Grow, maintain, and generate (if necessary) target cell lines for use in cell-based assays for determining activity and potency of recombinant drugs including those made from a plant-based expression platform
  • Develop and standardize fluorescent, chemiluminescent, and flow cytometric based assays
  • Operation and maintenance of the in-house biosafety level 2 (BSL-2) facility
  • Acquire and maintain required analytical instrumentation, reagents, and supplies for molecular, protein, and cell-based activity assays
  • Responsible for screening operations (including scheduling), assay performance, and data flow
  • Responsible for assay development, validation, and implementation to support activities essential for drug development and manufacturing
  • Provide technical information and experimental assay design for recombinant product screening
  • Develop efficient operational models involving assay instrumentation, design, and analysis to streamline the workflow
  • Collect and interpret data for biological characterization assays and comparative studies; assist with data preparation for analysis and reporting
  • Help provide required trainings and maintain current knowledge of industry standards. May direct and oversee experimental design and results of associates and technicians.
  • Collaborate with members of the Early Stage Product Development Groups (Molecular Biology and Process Development), Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Quality Assurance
  • Develop screening protocols for all types of cell-based assays
  • Participate in evaluation of therapeutic technologies
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of clear technical reports, publications, and oral presentations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Ability to make decision and recommendations
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism with personnel and management
  • Collaborative team player
  • Ability to gather, organize, and analyze information skillfully
  • Ability to lead effectively
  • Strong foundation in experimental design and ability to execute complex experiments
  • Knowledge of post-transactional protein modifications including glycobiology
  • Must be able to communicate effectively through oral and written communication

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Preferred Ph.D. and/or 10 years’ experience in molecular biology techniques and experience in developing biochemical and cellular assays, especially Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISA) type assays
  • Experience in a cGMP regulated environment is required
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety protocols
  • Knowledge of plant-transient expression systems
  • Knowledge of standard analytical techniques, including SDS-PAGE, ELISA, and Western blot
  • Knowledge of optical methods
  • Knowledge and experience of screening reagent, and design of novel assays
  • Skill in documentation and attention to detail
  • Skill in computer functions such as word processors, spreadsheets, data visualization, cell sorting, FACS, Biacore and basic internet usage

APPLY NOW: Email your resume to hiring@ibiocmo.com and indicate the position you're applying for.