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Associate Scientist, Chemistry

Abide Therapeutics

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Chemistry, Scientist,

Job Description

Abide Therapeutics is seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist to contribute to the identification and development of novel small molecule drugs targeting the serine hydrolase enzyme family. Abide’s mission is to develop innovative medicines that target serine hydrolases, one of the largest enzyme classes in nature with validated, but mostly untapped therapeutic potential. Abide is a privately held biotechnology company. This position will be based in our San Diego, California laboratory.

If you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and enjoy creative and challenging work, Abide may be the company for you.  We are currently seeking an Associate Scientist, Chemistry to join our team.

The successful candidate will design and synthesize potential drug candidate molecules directed towards serine hydrolases.  This chemist will optimize activity using medicinal chemistry paradigms in collaboration with other scientists at Abide.  In this role, the successful candidate will use synthetic organic chemistry techniques including low temperature inert atmosphere reactions, synthesis of single compounds and chromatographic techniques for purification.  The chemist will perform work independently, use databases and information tools to keep abreast of the medicinal chemistry field of interest and contribute to patent applications and publications.  


Experience and education requirements

•   B.S or M.S. in Chemistry with 7-10 years of relevant industry experience
•   Experience in organic syntheses
•   Excellent oral and written communication skills
•   Outstanding problem solving skills, troubleshooting skills and organization skills
•   Proficient in computers and software such as ChemDraw, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
•   Both effective team player and strong individual contributor, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and deliver high quality results under tight timelines

For additional information about Abide Therapeutics, Inc. please visit our website at  In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, Abide also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, life, disability and a 401(k) Plan.  For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter referencing job ASC0725.  Abide Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO employer.