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Senior Organic Chemist


Posted Friday, June 30, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003878491

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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Client is a privately held development-stage biopharmaceutical company with a mission to save lives and sustain vital organs through oxygen-based therapies. Our culture is enthusiastic, proactive, and hard-working. We encourage critical thinking and new ideas.

We are seeking a highly motivated, organized, and hands-on Organic Chemist to join our team. Strong knowledge of organic chemistry and chemical synthesis is a must, including the use of NMR, mass spectrometry, and other analytical methods for the characterization of reaction products. A familiarity with protein chemistry would be a further advantage.

Day to day responsibilities

To develop and optimize synthetic methods for both small molecules and hemoglobin derivatives, purify and characterize the reaction products using appropriate purification methods and analytical equipment, you will:

Design and carry out reactions to prepare organic compounds of interest, including the purification and analytical methods needed to isolate and characterize reaction products

Prepare written documentation of experimental procedures and results

Help establish quality control protocols and solve problems routinely encountered in the laboratory

Education, Experience and Knowledge Requirements

A PhD in organic chemistry and 0-5 years of experience or MS in organic chemistry and 3-10 years of experience in organic synthesis

Some experience with chemical modifications of proteins or antibody-drug conjugates would be additionally useful

Experience with the following equipment: NMR, mass spectrometry, IR, HPLC, UV-Visible spectrophotometer. Additional experience with gel electrophoresis, FPLC, Ultrafiltration and Diafiltration, LCMS would be useful

Ability to write and communicate succinctly and concisely

Comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary, fast-paced, team environment and self-driven

This position is a full-time, hands-on laboratory opportunity (not remote) located in Thousand Oaks, CA.


Organic syntheses, Organic chemistry, Synthetic organic, amine bonds, peptides, synthesis, organic synthesis

Top Skills Details:

Organic syntheses, Organic chemistry

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

PHD in O chem

Experience Level:

Expert Level

Contact Information


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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