Quality Control Microbiology Associate (2 Openings)

· San Diego, California
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE+Benefits+Options


Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. is a fast growing, clinical stage, antibody-centric, biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies to turn malignant cancers into manageable and possibly curable diseases. Sorrento's multimodal, multipronged approach to fighting cancer is made possible by its extensive immuno-oncology platforms, including key assets such as fully human antibodies (G-MAB™ library), clinical stage immuno-cellular therapies (CAR-T), intracellular targeting antibodies (iTAbs), antibody-drug conjugates (ADC), and clinical stage oncolytic virus (Seprehvir®).

We attract smart people who play well with others. We're small enough for your ideas to make a big impact, and large enough to offer you opportunities to grow professionally at any stage of your career.

If you’re a quick learner, enjoy working in the biotech industry, and share our mission of providing ground-breaking impact to medicine, each other, and our patients, Sorrento Therapeutics is the place for you!


This individual will contribute to providing microbiological support and testing of cGMP environments, as well as contribute to in-process, drug substance, and drug release testing.


  • Environmental monitoring of cGMP cleanrooms per FDA and USP guidelines
  • Sampling of utilities (i.e. water, clean compressed air)
  • Input and manage environmental data
  • Conduct QC testing of raw materials and utility samples; QC tests include, but not limited to bioburden, endotoxin, total organic carbon, conductivity, osmolality, and pH
  • Initiate and participate in environmental excursions and OOS investigations and assess potential impact on product
  • Maintain the QC Microbiology laboratory including ordering materials, inventory control and general lab housekeeping while sustaining safety standards
  • Assist in qualification of test methods, equipment, and processes


  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology (or equivalent education/experience) with 1-2 years or more industry experience


  • Support scientists who are on the leading edge of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer.
  • Earn a competitive salary that allows you to focus your attention on your passion.
  • A comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, matching 401k, 10 paid holidays, and three-weeks’ PTO, plus stock options.

If this sounds like the right career to fit your personality and interests, please apply, we’re looking forward to meeting you!

Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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