Synthetic Chemist

Responsibilities:

  • Design, synthesize, and characterize modified pyrimidines and purines
  • Troubleshoot and optimize reaction conditions
  • Peptide synthesis and bioconjugation
  • Present data and reports; discuss results at individual and team meetings
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of experimental procedures and analytical results
  • Collaboratively support the advancement of compounds though screening process

Required Experience & Skills:

  • Experience in multi-step synthesis design, execution and optimization
  • Working knowledge of standard analytical and preparative techniques in synthesis and purification (NMR, LCMS, HPLC, FPLC, TLC and flash chromatography)
  • Demonstrated ability to access scientific literature to solve novel synthetic problems
  • Ability to interact effectively and directly within a multi-disciplinary team in a dynamic startup environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Experience & Skills:

  • Nucleoside and nucleotide synthesis is a plus

Educational Level, Educational Disciplines:

  • PhD in chemistry with 0-3 years of synthesis experience post PhD degree
  • MS in chemistry with 0-5 years of experience

Please direct inquiries to jobs@molecularassemblies.com