Research Associate

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Research Associate to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.


Research Associate


Summary:
We are seeking a highly motivated, talented chemist to join our fast-paced discovery research chemistry group. 


Responsibilities:
  • Perform organic synthesis of drug candidates and conduct analysis on the synthetic molecules
  • Demonstrate strong synthetic chemistry expertise, use latest scientific advances and creative solutions to solve challenging synthetic issues. 
  • Present data and reports on project status at the individual, group, departmental and organizational meetings.
  • Participate in establishing project goals, defining scientific strategies, and contribute to the generation of project related documents and presentations

Requirements:
  • MS in organic or medicinal chemistry with 0-3 years of industrial experience in synthetic organic chemistry/drug discovery 
  • Demonstrate a record of productivity in organic or medicinal chemistry research as evidenced by publications and/or patents.
  • Passionate about hands-on organic synthesis with a broad knowledge of modern organic chemistry and synthetic methods including multi-step synthesis; in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with a wide range of techniques in synthesis, purification, and spectroscopic characterization of novel compounds (NMR, LC-MS, HPLC, etc.).
  • Experience using the concepts and tools of structure-based drug design and chemical database searching.
  • Highly collaborative, self-motivated, team-oriented individual, with good computer skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly integrated team environment where accuracy, accountability, and timeliness are essential.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Location: San Diego
  • Type: Contract
  • Job ID: RH9019541221