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Position:                    General Maintenance
Location:                   New Brunswick, NJ

Job Description and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Painting (exterior/interior)
Replacing light bulbs
Assist with minor repairs (plumbing, carpentry, electrical)
Assist with sanitizing labs according to written procedures (SOPs)
Assist with floor care (stripping, waxing and burnishing)

Job Requirements/Education:
Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, previous experience in a similar position preferred;
Ability to comprehend and apply SOPs and company policies with attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, perform repetitive tasks, with manual dexterity;
Able to lift 50 lbs;
Computer skills a plus.


Position:                    Biochemist II
Location:                   New Brunswick, NJ


  • Perform cell based bioassays such as Cytopathic Effect Inhibition assay for product lot release and stability testing.
  • Prepare media and solutions, and maintain cell lines.  Evaluate human leukocytes and perform qualification for biological components used in manufacturing of interferon product.
  • Perform biochemical assays such as gel electrophoresis, protein and ELISA assays.
  • Participate in environmental monitoring for manufacturing facilities that includes sampling, testing, and data analysis.
  • Interact with manufacturing, QC and QA to coordinate the sampling schedules.
  • Independently complete required daily activities in the QC labs in compliance with company’s SOPs as well as appropriate health authority regulations and guidance.  Review documents and prepare data reports.


  • BS/MS with a minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience or MS degree with a minimum of 2 years experience.
  • Hands-on experience in biochemical testing and tissue culture is required.
  • Knowledge of protein chemistry, DNA, and RNA is a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to work in teams and multitask are needed.
  • Familiarity with GMP, GLP, and FDA regulations is preferred.


Position:                    QC Chemist II
Location:                   New Brunswick, NJ

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development and improvement of analytical methods used in product lot release, raw material release and stability studies.
  • The analytical methods include HPLC, UV/Visible spectroscopy, circular dichroism, gel permeation chromatography, ultracentrifugation, gas chromatography, and wet chemistry.  
  • The candidate is also responsible for validation of analytical methods, preparation of validation protocol and final reports, and for transfer of developed methods to QC staff. 
  • The main products for this position are a protein (Alferon N) and a double stranded RNA, Ampligen, and its single stranded RNA polymer intermediates. The analytical methods are used for identification and characterization of proteins, RNA products and impurities. 
  • The candidate is required to follow company’s SOPs as well as appropriate health authority regulations and guidance. 

 Job Requirements/Education:

  • BS/MS in chemistry with at least 2 to 4 years of analytical method development and validation experience in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Had worked with various analytical instruments such as HPLC, UV/Visible spectroscopy, gas chromatography, circular dichroism, ultracentrifuge, etc.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to work in teams and multitasks environment
  • Familiar with GMP, GLP, and FDA regulations. 
  • Familiarity with proteins a plus.


Please forward resumes:

  • Via US Mail:
    Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc.
    Director of Human Resources   
    783 Jersey Avenue
    New Brunswick, NJ  08901

  • Via Facsimile: (732) 249-6895

  • Via E-mail: hr@hemispherx.net.