Associate Research Scientist

Santa Clara, CA
Full-Time
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Purpose of Job

Develop new methods for the synthesis of organic molecules and prepare intermediates for the synthesis of these molecules.  Apply modern techniques of organic synthesis including a variety of organic reactions at several scales, inert atmosphere techniques, thin-layer chromatography, NMR, LC-MS, HPLC, MS, flash chromatography, recrystallization, distillation, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement synthetic routes for production of arrays of synthetic compounds
  • Perform laboratory synthesis of organic molecules and prepare the intermediates for the synthesis of these molecules
  • Apply modern techniques of organic synthesis including a variety of organic reactions at several scales, microwave chemistry, inert atmosphere techniques, LC-MS, HPLC, MS, flash chromatography, recrystallization, and distillation
  • Maintains familiarity with scientific literature and applies appropriately to research projects
  • Work with day-to-day supervision from the group leader
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records
  • Independently use appropriate analytical techniques to follow reactions
  • Other reasonable duties may be assigned as necessary

Requirements:

  • B.S. in Biology, Biochemistry or other relevant discipline
  • 0-2 years biotech or pharma laboratory experience with small molecule screening or compound profiling in high throughput environment

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