Junior Scientist for Oligo Synthesis - Pleasanton , CA | Biospace
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Junior Scientist for Oligo Synthesis

Apex Life Sciences

Location:
Pleasanton , CA
Posted Date:
9/12/2017
Position Type:
Contract
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Duties: The qualified candidate will work as a bench scientist in the Oligo Chemistry R&D group at Oyster Point site of Thermo Fisher Scientific and will work in synthesis, analysis, purification, quantitation and characterization of oligonucleotides. Responsibilities include: * Performs direct labor to produce and/or qualify oligos as per R&D requirement and needs * Operates laboratory equipment that may include but not limited to DNA synthesizers (AB 3900, MerMade96E, AKTAs, MerMade 12), cleavage and de-protection cans/apparatus, dry down equipment, HPLC instruments, and Mass Spectroscopy instruments. * Follows special instructions per SOPs or lead R&D scientist * Perform manual pipetting, tubing and labeling * Involves working with chemicals and use of hoods

Requirements

Skills: At least 1-2 years hands-on experience in synthesis, analysis and purification of oligonucleotides Demonstrated skills in HPLC, UV, other analytical techniques and data analysis

Education: B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related fields