Assistant Scientist Medicinal Chemist

Job Description:

Summary of Position:
Perform chemical synthesis of biologically active molecules on diverse scales. Develop and implement analytical methods for structure elucidation, purity assessment, and purification of chemical compounds. Available immediately.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 75% Execute synthetic and analytical procedures and purification of biologically active chemical compounds.
  • 10% Assistance in preparation of manuscripts, technical proposals, reports, presentations, and other documentation for specific experiments.
  • 5% Regular maintenance of ITDD lab equipment

  • 10% Other duties as assigned

Requirement Description: Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in organic chemistry or related field and 2 years of related experiences or BS/BA and 4 years of related experience. (Due to funding requirements, applicants with a Master's degree will be preferred.) Practical hands-on experience with NMR and HPLC; good working knowledge of MS and LCMS. Previous experience with documentation and recording of experiments. Strong organizational and coordination skills with attention to detail. Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment. Strong time management skills. Strong oral and written communication, and computer skills. Preferred Qualifications: At least 1 year of industrial or academic experience in organic synthesis or a combination of post-graduate education and industrial experience. 3-5 years of relevant academic or industrial research experience. Multi-step organic synthesis, compound purification, and structural characterization of biologically active chemical compounds.

Required Qualification: MS,

Contact Person: Vadim J. Gurvich

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Company/University: University of Minnesota Institute for Therape

Category: Full Time

Industry: Academia

717 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN

Type of Job: Staff Scientist

Posted Date: 01 October 2021

Expires on: 31 January 2022

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