Associate Biologist

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
Role Type
Job ID
Scientific Background
Biochemistry, Biology, Bioproduction


ATCC is seeking an entry level Associate Biologist with Chemistry background on-site 5 days/wk in Manassas, VA.


The Associate Biologist for the Media Lab assists in preparing and managing media productions. Under direction, they support the testing and studies to advance product development and research. They contribute to the collection and reporting of data and findings.


The Associate Biologist supports the team by monitoring laboratory supplies, equipment, and cleanliness. They generally work on problems of limited scope and receive detailed instructions on the work performed. The Associate Biologist applies organizational policies and procedures to resolve routine issues while learning to apply professional concepts.


  • Manufacturing Operations: Manufacturing or testing of biological products by following standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and other controlled documents. Maintain laboratory safety, operations, equipment, and supplies.
  • Documentation: Maintain production batch records in compliance with good laboratory practices. Collect, analyze, and report data, ensuring meticulous documentation


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 0-2 years' experience or equivalent experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry preferred.
  • A background in Chemistry preferred.
  • Experience working in Chemistry laboratories and aseptic environment preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Works under general supervision.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Maintains accurate records.
  • Sound knowledge of chemistry, laboratory procedures and protocols. 

 Other Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


We Invest in You 


  • Health & Wellness: 
    • Comprehensive medical coverage and company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance & AD&D.
    • Work life balance with Paid Holidays and PTO.
    • Fitness and cell phone subsidies, and additional benefits such as Aflac, legal services, and pet insurance.
    • Employee Assistance Program offering around-the-clock counseling.
  • Financial security: 
    • 401(a) (6% employer contribution) and 403(b) (2% match) retirement plans.
    • Exceptional career advancement opportunities, recognition, and rewards. 
    • Corporate bonus program.
  • Mission Focused:
    • Non-profit organization supporting critical life science research
    • We give scientists the tools they need to make discoveries that improve and save lives.
    • Contribute to community involvement and social responsibility.


Join ATCC, where we fuel your success, well-being, and development.  We're a mission focused non-profit Equal Opportunity Employer, championing diversity and inclusivity. When you work at ATCC, you become a part of that mission, one we’ve committed to for almost 100 years. Shape the future of science with us. 


ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 


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