Process Development Scientist

Rise Therapeutics is recruiting a full-time process development scientist with a background in bacterial fermentation to work in our Rockville, Maryland laboratory. This position offers a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial minded scientists to advance skills and experience necessary for a successful career in the biotechnology industry. The process development scientist will support product development strategies to create new and innovative medicines.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree (MS and/or PhD) in the life sciences or biomedical engineering
  • Background in bacterial fermentation with experience operating small scale (1-10L) bioreactors
  • Familiarity with good manufacturing practices (GMP)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to contribute in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment
  • Strong sense of responsibility for deadlines and data accuracy
  • Rigor and attention to detail in all aspects of science
  • Comfort with collaboration in a team-based environment

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishing control loops to monitor/maintain DO, pH, and other parameters for Gram+ bacterial fermentation
  • Lead projects developing, optimizing, advancing, and scaling fermentation processes
  • Set and execute strategic direction for process development and manufacturing


  • Support initiatives to develop new treatments for autoimmunity, infection, and cancer
  • Gain experience working in biotech
  • Mentorship from seasoned research entrepreneurs and business executives
  • Expand relationships/connections with leading biotechnology researchers

How to Apply

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About Rise Therapeutics
Rise Therapeutics is a product focused company developing targeted immunological-based biologics using a unique and proprietary oral delivery platform. Rise leverages its target discovery expertise to understand microbiome gut biology as it relates to regulation of immune function. In turn, we then utilize these microbiome discoveries to identify new immune regulatory pathways and develop unique, first-in-class immune modulatory drugs for the treatment of autoimmunity, infection, and cancer. For more information, please visit our website at