Come work with RION in the heart of downtown Rochester, a vibrant rapidly-growing city located in Southeast Minnesota.

Located in the home of the number one hospital in the country, time and again, Rochester, MN, ranks among the best places to live in the United States owing to its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, stellar school systems, and exceptional quality of life. Rochester is also well known as a global destination for health and wellness.

For the past decade, state officials in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic and City of Rochester, have implemented Destination Medical Center, a 20-year, $5.6 billion economic development initiative focused on developing Rochester as a global epicenter for life sciences and healthcare innovation. Utilizing public and private investments, Rochester is creating an inviting ecosystem for biotechnology start-up ventures looking to capitalize on a skilled and educated workforce.


Re-Imagining Medicine

We seek to change the approach to regenerative medicine by utilizing exosome technology to improve the lives of more patients, in more places, across more diseases, from every walk of life.


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Do you have PEP?


If you are Passionate, Experienced, and Persistent, then RION would be a great fit for you!

RION is assembling a team of top talent from across the country and throughout the pharma/biotech industry. We strongly believe in hiring for culture add, not culture fit. Our lead clinical candidate, PEP™, is core to our mission, but PEP means something different to everyone.

Explore our available positions below by clicking the (+) sign and learn more about our current openings. If one of the available roles is right for you, click the Apply Now and be redirected to the posting.

Available Positions

Manager Regulatory Affairs

We are seeking a full-time Manager of Regulatory Affairs. The Regulatory Affairs Manager will prepare and submit regulatory agency applications, reports, or correspondence with minimal oversight and will report to the Sr. Director of Regulatory Affairs at Rion.

• One of the following combinations of education and experience is required: (A) a minimum of a bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of health regulated industry experience OR (B) a master level degree plus 4 years of health regulated industry experience.
• A degree in a scientific discipline is preferred.
• Basic knowledge of the drug development process and regulatory submission and approval process is required.
• Understanding of FDA and ICH Regulatory requirements and guidelines specific to the areas of clinical research, product development, and labeling is required.
• Experience responding to FDA requests and interacting with FDA is required.
• Experience of lifecycle management of IND/BLA applications is required.
• Demonstrated experience in critically reviewing and compiling regulatory documents is required.
• Previous biological or pharmaceutical Regulatory experience is a plus.
• A proven ability to work successfully within a reciprocal team environment as an individual contributor and decision maker within a cross-functional organization is required.
• The ability to effectively prioritize assignments for multiple products and projects simultaneously is required.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

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Scientist, Analytical Development

We are seeking a full-time Analytical Development Scientist at Rion Inc., located in Rochester, MN. The Analytical Development Scientist will lead assay development and validation projects designed to test biologic drug products. The individual will be a key member of Rion’s scientific team and work closely with Research Scientists, Quality Control, Process Development, and Regulatory Affairs. The applicant should be a highly motivated and scientifically independent individual with the ability to lead cross-functional projects and communicate effectively with the broader Rion team.

• Ph.D. with 2+ years or M.S. with 7+ years of analytical development work experience
• Proficiency in GLP and GDP regulations
• In-depth understanding of regulatory guidance governing analytical method development and validation (ex. FDA Guidance Documents, ICH Q2(R2) and ICH 14).
• Demonstrated expertise in analytical method development and validation.
• Experience with wet lab bioassays including mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, ELISA, Western blotting, RT-qPCR, and fluorometric/colorimetric-based assays.
• Proficient in data analysis and graphical software (ex. Microsoft Excel, GraphPad Prism)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to present findings to individuals outside of R&D Department
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Attention to detail with an ability to perform critical review of various types of documents.
• Ability to independently design studies, solve problems, interpret data, and draft reports.
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team player with multi-disciplinary project teams.

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Quality Control Analyst

We are seeking a full-time quality control analyst position located in Rochester, MN. This position will support quality control testing of our unique biologic technology and finished skincare products. The ideal candidate will have strong laboratory skills and ability to work independently and as a member of a small team. This is a hands-on role to support both current and future development and manufacturing of cutting-edge skincare products.

• AA or AS in scientific field required. BS preferred.
• 2 years of laboratory experience required; 5 years preferred.
• 0-2 years of experience required with a BS or higher degree.
• Experience in cosmetics, pharma, or consumer products preferred.
• Experience in a regulated laboratory environment preferred.

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Don’t see your dream job?

Don’t see a role that fits? No problem! Send us your resume and a note about your dream role for future consideration. We’ll reach out when we have something that fits! 

Our Perks

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401K or IRA Retirement Savings
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Insurance Paid Family Leave Paid
  • Time Off Paid Holidays
  • Parking Benefits
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401K or IRA Retirement Savings
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Insurance Paid Family Leave Paid
  • Time Off Paid Holidays
  • Parking Benefits


RION is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices laws. RION strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy), gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, marital status, AIDS/HIV status, smoker/nonsmoker, and occupational pneumoconiosis or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. 


RION does not accept agency resumes unless contacted directly by internal RION Talent Acquisition. Please do not forward resumes to RION employees, or any other company locations; RION is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.