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Chemist, Scale Up Research at Synthego
Redwood City, CA, US
We are seeking a experienced researcher to work with a team developing and scaling chemistries for RNA synthesis under GMP guidelines.

What You'll Do

    • Preparation and purification of synthetic RNA via automated solid-phase synthesis
    • Supporting and trouble shooting those processes
    • Ordering, maintaining, and monitoring reagents and equipment for the R&D team
    • Optimizing and transferring synthetic protocols and purification protocols
    • Operating independently while maintaining and organizing data and analysis reports

About You

      •  Ph.D. in Chemistry preferred, with 3-5 years relevant postdoctoral work.  Masters with proper experience.
      • Research experience in support of synthetic organic chemistry research or development projects
      • 3+ years post-doctoral experience (or 5+ with Masters) in automated solid-phase synthesis, purification and analysis of oligonucleotides in a GMP environment

Nice to Haves

    • Hands-on experience with proper RNA handling in an R&D environment.
    • Perfect reagent and synthesizer preparation skills
    • Independent enough to be able to troubleshoot new methods.
    • Familiarity with oligonucleotide purification methods.
    • Experience with HPLC/Mass Spectrometry and other analytical techniques.
Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.
Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.
These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.