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Peptide Organic Chemist (CRO)

  • Ahmedabad, Gujarāt, India

Job description

Peptide Organic Chemist:

  • Provide support in building, state-of-the-art peptide synthesis methods and equipment to drive peptide generation
  • Responsible for Synthesizing target peptides, performing purification and characterization, performing the lab experiments.
  • Perform Manual Solid Phase synthesis on Medium scale, commercial-scale (1 to 10 g, 100 g and 1kg final product) with minimal or no supervision.
  • Responsible for Characterization and identification of compounds using modern analytical methods including, but not limited to, HPLC, LCMS, and MS
  • To maintain instruments like Rotary evaporator, MPLC, pH meter, lyophilizer, peptide synthesizer, centrifuge etc. & comply with SHE/regulatory guidelines
  • Should be able to troubleshoot the problem at the highest level for both practical and theoretical synthetic issues
  • Demonstrated ability to solve significant synthetic chemistry problems evidenced by publications
  • Literature search and collection of MSDS
  • Accountable for Accurate documentation of experimental procedures and other necessary databases
  • Maintenance of documents like patents, literature, analytical reports
  • Documentation of lab experiments, experimental results and interpretation of spectral data
  • To maintain Lab notebook. Understanding of systems and process pertaining to safety, health and environment
  • To work in close collaboration with internal functions that incudes analytical, biological, IPM and supply chain management
  • To maintain individual productivity that includes number of reactions, purifications and number of shipments
  • Management of effluent generation from lab experiments

Job requirements

Peptide Organic Chemist:

  • 2 to 5 Years of experience in Peptide chemistry from CRO Industry
  • Adherence to safe practices and procedures
  • Contribution to the development of safety protocols and systems
  • Promotion of an environment, health, and safety (EHS) mindset
  • Completion of mandatory training related to data integrity, health, and safety
  • Must have good manual dexterity and demonstrate careful attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with people in other departments
  • Work collaboratively with others and be able to adapt to various work assignments
  • Must be able to prioritize and organize work responsibilities in order to meet deadlines
  • Must possess a great deal of integrity to maintain confidentiality
  • Smart with a “Go-Getter/Entrepreneurial” mind-set
  • Good oral and written (English) communication skill