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Working in Western North Carolina

If you are looking for job opportunities in the life sciences, the NCBiotech Jobs board is a free real-time listing of positions throughout North Carolina. The board allows companies to manage their job listings and includes a system for collecting applications from potential employees.

North Carolina is home to more than 500 bioscience companies that directly employ more than 58,000 people. The company directory includes those companies as well as over 2,000 additional North Carolina companies that support our thriving industry. Locate regional biotech organizations online including these and more.

Adhezion Biomedical LLC, Hudson

Greer Laboratories, Lenoir

Baxter Healthcare Corp., Marion

King Bio Inc., Asheville

Bent Creek Institute, Asheville

Nypro, Asheville

BontaniPharm LLC, Candler

PharmAgra Labs, Inc., Brevard

Exela Pharma Sciences LLC, Lenoir

Thermo Fisher ScientificWeaverville

Photo courtesy of PharmAgra Labs, Inc.

The western region of North Carolina has several educational institutions offering degrees in business development, biology, chemistry and fermentation science from:

  • Appalachian State University. Among other life science degrees, a Bachelor of Science degree program in Fermentation Sciences has been developed at ASU and was approved by the UNC General Administration in June 2012. Learn More

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. The Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for various careers in the brewing, distillation and fermentation industry.  Classroom instruction, practical laboratory applications of brewing, distillation and fermentation principles and practices are included in the program of study. Learn More

  • Brevard College. Brevard offers a comprehensive list of experiential liberal arts programs. There’s something special about Brevard and you’ll know it when you step on campus. Their creative teaching styles, world-class location and small classroom experiences all combine to create a truly unique educational atmosphere. Learn More

  • UNC Asheville. Degrees include BS & MS in engineering with NC State University delivering content on the Asheville campus. As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Learn More

  • Warren Wilson College. For the eighth time since 2005, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has chosen Warren Wilson as one of the nation’s 20 "Best Buys." Learn More

  • Western Carolina University. Included among the Princeton Review’s “294 Best” in 2012, Western’s College of Business offers the nation’s top-ranked programs in project management and entrepreneurship, both available online. Learn More