Peptide Chemist

Employer
Apex Systems
Location
94080, South San Francisco
Posted
Jun 19, 2019
Discipline
Science/R&D
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

We are seeking a strong Chemists with synthesis experience for an exciting startup working on a novel gene editing technology. If you have any synthesis experience please apply!

 

Responsibilities

  • Successfully prepare, purify and characterize peptide nucleic acid oligomers 
  • Use and maintain the team's peptide synthesizers, HPLCs, Q-TOF and other instruments for synthesis workflow
  • Development, submission, and maintenance QC data on files as well as on internal database
  • Planning, execution, and documentation of work under the guidance of the lead chemist
  • Independent work on projects and presentation in team meetings

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of industrial experience respectively in the field of organic or peptide synthesis
  • Hands on experience in the HPLC analysis and purification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry with minimum 2 years of industrial experience respectively in the field of organic or peptide synthesis
  • experience using automated peptide synthesis instrumentation
  • Experience with LC-MS, especially LC coupled with Q-TOF
  • Hands on experience on preparative scale purification of peptides or oligos

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