Microbiology Method Transfer Scientist

This exciting opportunity is offered by INCOG BioPharma Services, who are building a world class CDMO for parenteral injectable drugs and wish to ‘do it right’ in all aspects of business by leveraging knowledge gained over multiple careers. INCOG has been voted as one of the Best Places To Work in Indiana 2023 and 2022.

Working closely with Quality Control leadership, the Microbiology Method Transfer Scientist will develop and lead the program for performing method transfer for microbiological assays from client laboratories into the INCOG QC Laboratories. Main aspects of the role include:

  • Test out, redefine and develop INCOG QC Method Transfer program for both analytical and microbiological assays.
  • Perform assessments of both incoming client methods and compendial test methods for raw materials, container/closures, API/BDS, in-process, and finished products for suitability with existing INCOG laboratory capabilities to identify if additional chemicals or instruments are required.
  • Partner with customers to develop, review, approve, and execute method transfer into the chemistry and/or microbiology laboratory.


The ideal candidate will have experience with practical implementation of FDA, EMA, and other regulatory authority expectations for Quality Control, particularly related to method development and method transfer. Experience in a biopharma CDMO or GMP environment would be ideal.

Intrigued? Send us your resume at apply@leadcandidate.com or find the full job specification here: INCOG – Microbiology Method Transfer Scientist

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