Principal Investigator (PI)

BioAgilytix Labs, 2300 Englert Drive, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America Req #51
Saturday, April 9, 2022
BioAgilytix is a leading contract research organization (CRO) that specializes in large molecule bioanalysis. Our fully integrated laboratory services support every stage of biologics development, from early discovery through pre-clinical studies and clinical phases, in a fully regulated environment. The best science demands the best people, and our global team of professionals in Durham, North Carolina; Boston, Massachusetts; and Hamburg, Germany bring a passion for helping pharma and biotech companies achieve more for the patients they serve.

In this role, you will apply your real-world, expert insight to help our customers successfully navigate the complexities of large molecule bioanalysis. This role is the singular scientific expert and main contact for our clients through every stage of the project lifecycle. You are also a teacher, mentor and coach to the BioAgilytix project team providing day-to-day leadership both in and out of the lab. Our clients trust us to deliver accurate and reliable results, and this role provides the critical project leadership and continuity they expect. Our clients depend on us to provide solutions, on time and on budget, as a result of their continued relationships with our BPMs and quality of the team’s work.

We are looking for candidates who have proven and deep scientific experience paired with demonstrated leadership presence. Our best candidates are people who have a passion for learning and teaching, with the patience and listening skills to appeal to the perspectives and interests of others. If you are able to balance confidence with humility while driving quality and efficient projects, then you’ll be right at home here at BioAgilytix.


  • Design and oversee the execution of development, validation, and sample analysis of biologics, proteins, peptides, small molecules, and/or biomarkers, using various techniques including chromatographic (LC/MS), cell-based, immunogenicity, immunoassays, and/or enzymatic assays for support of preclinical, clinical and product release studies
  • Partner closely with clients to ensure successful on time execution of deliverables
  • Manage and lead the team (scientists, analysts, and study coordinators) supporting client solutions, modeling collaboration and teamwork



  • Ability to establish, maintain and deepen working relationships through strong written and spoken communication
  • Ability to consult with a long-term perspective in addressing customers’ (both internal and external) needs and issues with an intent to strengthen their business
  • Thorough knowledge of industry best practices of experimental planning and design
  • Experience working in GxP environments and demonstrated knowledge of GxP regulations
  • Advanced capabilities in data analysis and data visualization statistical analysis
  • Demonstrated experience serving in a people management role and leading teams; exhibit active interest in coaching, mentoring, and inspiring others to do their best work and drive results

Competencies and Qualifications Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, biotechnology, or related field with not less than ten (10) years' experience in a scientific laboratory environment; or Master’s or PhD. with equivalent experience
  • Ability to develop cell-based and/or immuno- assays in some or all of the following platforms:
    • Immunoassay: ELISA, MSD-ECL, RIA, DELFIA, HTRF, and AlphaScreen
    • Cell-based: Cell reporter assays, cell viability assays, cell second messenger assays
  • Ability to develop chromatographic assays including LC/MS by extracting analytes of interest from complex biological matrices using protein precipitation, liquid-liquid, solid phase, immunoprecipitation or other extraction technique

Benefits and Other Perks
  • Medical Insurance (HDHP with HSA; PPO)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (medical; dependent care)
  • Short Term Disability | Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (4 weeks per year)
  • Paid Holidays (9 scheduled; 3 floating)
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Employee Referral Program (up to $10k)
  • Free Coffee, Tea, Fruit, and Snacks
  • Discounted Vending Machines (25 cents for everything!)
  • Team Wellness Challenges/Events
The tasks, duties, and responsibilities listed in this job description are not exhaustive. BioAgilytix, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities to employees. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education may be substituted for certain requirements, so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the job description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what is considered equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, this job description does not constitute a contract of employment, either expressly, or by implication. Comments BioAgilytix requires that all employees be legally authorized to work in the United States. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, BioAgilytix will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on USCIS requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. Equal Opportunity Employer BioAgilytix provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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