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Scientist: Platform Chemistry

Employer
Terray Therapeutics
Location
Monrovia, CA
Start date
Nov 28, 2023

Job Details

Company Overview

Terray is a biotechnology company with the technology, data, and mindset to radically change the way we discover and develop small molecule therapeutics. We explore molecules and targets broadly and deeply with a sophisticated integration of ultra-high throughput experimentation, generative AI, biology, medicinal chemistry, automation, and nanotechnology. Everything the company does is grounded in an iterative approach, producing massive amounts of precise, purpose-built data mapping interactions between small molecules and causes of disease that gets increasingly valuable with each cycle of design and experimentation. The company’s platform uniquely blends experimentation and computation to improve the cost, speed, and success rate of small molecule drug discovery and development.

Position Summary

Terray is seeking a Scientist organic chemist to be a key part of our platform chemistry team. This would include development of conditions/procedures to improve the platform, including bead synthesis optimization, development of new linkers, controls, and QC of all aspects related to the beads and controls. The candidate will increase the possible reactions available to build libraries by optimizing reactions and further developing the reaction enablement process. This includes enhancing our current reaction enablement process by developing and implementing QC metrics and controls for each reaction for library creation and optimizing these conditions for follow-on resynthesis. Candidate will report to platform chemistry lead.

Experience and Qualifications

Given the company’s size, anticipated growth and fast-paced environment, the organization requires a scientist who is thoughtful, high energy and can work effectively with the chemistry team to further enhance our next generation drug discovery capabilities.

Part of Terray Therapeutics’ success is nurtured by a hands-on work environment where everyone is accountable, everyone is vested in a vision of excellence, and everyone actively takes part in the success of the business. Terray Therapeutics supports a positive work environment comprised of engaged employees who feel appreciated, recognized and free to be creative.

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in organic chemistry or related field.
  • Masters in organic chemistry or related field with 4+ years of experience.
  • Bachelors in chemistry or related field with 8+ years of experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to be a team player in a cross-functional environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with solid phase synthesis optimization

The candidate will exhibit the ability to work well under pressure to provide results in a short timeframe. The company is looking for a highly responsive, goal-oriented individual who will bring significant energy and drive to solve complex technical problems and help us achieve our mission to advance human health.

Compensation Details

 $104k-156k (annually) depending on seniority; participation in the Company's option plan; 3% 401K contribution; full benefits.

Company

Terray is a biotechnology company with the technology, data, and mindset to radically change the way we discover and develop small molecule therapeutics. We explore molecules and targets broadly and deeply with a sophisticated integration of ultra-high throughput experimentation, generative AI, biology, medicinal chemistry, automation, and nanotechnology. Everything the company does is grounded in an iterative approach, producing massive amounts of precise, purpose-built data that gets increasingly valuable with each cycle of design and experimentation. The company’s platform uniquely blends experimentation and computation to improve the cost, speed, and success rate of small molecule drug discovery and development.

Company info
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Location
750 Royal Oaks, Suite 100
Monrovia
CA
91016
United States

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