AT THE FOREFRONT OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE.

ContraFect Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • All positions are full-time.
  • Salaries are commensurate with experience.
  • To Apply: Send cover letter describing your qualifications for the desired career opportunity (with #, please) and your resume/curriculum vitae to jobs@contrafect.com
  • No phone calls, please.
ContraFect Corporation, a vibrant and growing biotech company in Westchester County, NY, just outside of New York City, is building its scientific team to develop anti-infective therapies based on fully human monoclonal antibodies produced through phage display technology and anti-bacterial lysins.

ContraFect is seeking self-motivated, curious, collaborative individuals who want to grow with us in an environment that is both challenging and energetic. We are looking for individuals who want to contribute their talents, intellect, and personality to a team of committed and dedicated employees.


Career Opportunity #0032
Senior Paralegal / Sr. Contracts Analyst
ContraFect Corporation, a dynamic biotech company in Westchester County is looking for a Senior Paralegal / Sr. Contracts Analyst with experience and/or knowledge in the following areas:
  • Patent prosecution and maintenance
  • SEC filings under the '33 and '34 Act
  • Contract management; drafting, reviewing, and redlining a broad array of agreements such as CDAs, MTAs, Consulting Agreements, etc.
  • Corporate intelligence, surveillance & research
  • Corporate governance

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years' experience with emphasis on contracts
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles
  • Strong computer skills (i.e., MS Word, Outlook, Powerpoint etc.)
  • Team player
  • Reliable and honest professional
  • Independent self-starter
  • Able to prioritize and work well in a fast paced environment

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Send letter, resume or curriculum vitae to jobs@contrafect.com

No phone calls, please.

ContraFect Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.


Career Opportunity #0033
Protein Biochemist
Employment Status: Full-Time

Opportunity: Join a dynamic, growing biotechnology company in Westchester County, NY, just outside of Manhattan. We are dedicated to the development of biological drugs for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.

Work Description: You will lead the Protein Expression Biochemistry group and provide expert guidance and in-lab engagement in protein expression, purification, and characterization for ContraFect's Discovery Research. Activities will include:

  • Design, expression, purification, and and characterizationof recombinant protein targets and protein candidate therapeutics
  • Scale-up expression and purification of candidate protein therapeutics
  • Biochemical characterization, in vitro protein chemistries,and assay development
  • Leadership and mentoring of the growing Protein Expression Biochemistry group

Job Requirements: A PhD in Biochemistry or a related scientific discipline and a minimum of 8 years' experience at a biotechnology company or academia. Significant experience and demonstrable record of achievement in protein biochemistry with a solid working understanding of industry standard protein expression systems including mammalian expression and with special emphasis on expertise in microbial-expressed proteins. Demonstrated ability to devise new protein purification schemes. Well-developed ability to conceptualize, execute, and successfully trouble-shoot protein expression experiments. Ideal candidates will possess well-developed staff and project management skills, as well as strong teamwork/interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to influence at many levels across many disciplines.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Send letter, resume or curriculum vitae to jobs@contrafect.com

No phone calls, please.

ContraFect Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.