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Job Description

Requirements:   Hungry, driven, ambitious talent, who sees opportunity in a fast-paced biotechnology start-up in Gainesville, Florida.  Talented individual, who is ready to take on challenges and ambitious goals and be an integral part of a successful start-up team.

Captozyme is a fast-paced biotechnology start-up developing oxalate-degrading enzymes for therapeutic purposes.  The company consists of a small team, in which each individual has significant responsibility for their part of the operations and feel ownership in driving the company forward.  We are now looking for a highly driven self-starter to join our team.

Position Description:
The successful candidate would lead process development, manufacturing, and tech transfer efforts to support commercialization of a dried food enzyme.

The individual will be required to perform hands-on process development activities relating to protein purification, drying and formulation on both lab scale and commercial scale. The position requires performing process monitoring, data analysis and data preparation for team meetings.

This position will span responsibilities from a position of Senior Scientist to a part of the Management Team. The candidate must also be willing to spend intermittent time in overseas and domestic travel.  Experience in tech transfer to pilot and cGMP production environments is highly desirable. Detailed knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements is desired.


•   Master’s degree in Bio-process Engineering or Bioscience with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience, or a PhD degree with a minimum of 3 years of industry experience.
•   Experience with recombinant enzyme expression in E. coli and mid to large scale fermentation is necessary.
•   Experience with protein extraction and purification development is needed. Hand-on experience with microfiltration, ultrafiltration, and diafiltration is desired.
•   Experience with development of protein formulations is highly desired.
•   Experience with commercial scale up, large-scale bio-manufacture and cGMP is a plus.
•   Ability to independently design experiments, analyze complex data and interpret and present experimental results is required.
•   Attention to detail, diligent data documentation, and superior organizational skills are essential.
•   Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required.
•   Strong sense of responsibility, strong work ethic, self-motivated attitude and teamwork orientation is an absolute must.

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