Research Associate Organic Chemistry - Burlingame, CA | Biospace
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Research Associate Organic Chemistry

Cleave Biosciences, Inc.

Burlingame, CA
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Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Chemistry, Medicinal Chemist, Organic Chemistry, Research,

Job Description

Cleave BioSciences is a privately held and clinical development stage biotech company focused on disrupting protein homeostasis for the treatment of specific cancers. The company currently has an oncology drug candidate CB-5083 in clinical trial.
We are seeking a highly motivated, hands-on research associate in organic chemistry to join the medicinal chemistry group, contributing to discovery research that rapidly moves from early stage to late development.  This is a full-time contractor position for a 6-month period with possibility of extension.


•   MS or or MS-equivalent level in synthetic organic chemistry.
•   1+ years of experiences in small molecule medicinal chemistry in a pharmaceutical organization.
•   Demonstrate strong modern synthetic organic chemistry techniques and instrumentation skills.
•   Execute the design of bioactive compounds, problem solving capabilities and strong organizational skills.
•   Work as an individual or part of team to achieve the goal in timely fashion and to be flexible to adapt to changing needs
•   Familiar with working knowledge of ChemDraw, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SciFinder; Previous analytical chemistry experiences is a plus.

Application process:
•   Apply to  Put Research Associate, Organic Chemistry in the subject line  - Local candidates only
•   Please include a summary that highlights the above required qualifications.  A resume and cover letter is preferred
•   We are an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive salary, stock options and benefits package.
•   Applicants should be legally entitled to work for any employer in the US.
Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any agency resumes. The company will not be responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.