Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Oligonucleotide Chemist

Arnatar Therapeutics, Inc
Beautiful and warm southern California
Competitive compensation and benefit packages
Apr 22, 2022
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Oligonucleotide Chemistry

Work Category: on site

Arnatar Therapeutics, a San Diego based biotechnology company dedicated in RNA targeted drug discovery and development through innovation.  We sincerely invite you to join an experienced and talented team. Not just a job, a great opportunity!


  • Oligonucleotide (DNA/RNA) synthesis, purification, and analysis.
  • Lead or contribute to the synthesis of modified nucleic acids and conjugation of various ligands to oligonucleotides.
  • Collaboration with other functional groups to optimize drug design and synthesis processes. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • MS or BS in nucleic acid chemistry, organic chemistry, or other related majors.
  • Over 3 years industry and hands-on experience in oligonucleotide synthesis.
  • Experience in operating MerMade system is a plus.  
  • Scale-up and process control experience highly desired.
  • Experience in nucleic acid modification and conjugation with small molecules and/or polymers (peptides, lipids, sugars) is highly preferred.
  • Good experience in analysis using Mass spec, HPLC or other approaches.
  • Preparative HPLC and downstream processing experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

If interested, please click apply to send your CV

  • Appealing salary, bonus, and stock options! Excellent benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(K) match, paid vacation, and happy hour, etc.
  • Work schedule can be flexible to meet family needs.
  • Want to make a difference? Come join us!

No recruiters for now please. All applications will be considered equally and seriously.