Bioconjugation Scientist

La Jolla, California

Work Arrangement: In Office

Bioconjugation Scientist – San Diego, CA
Scientist looking for the next step in your career? Here’s your chance to make a real impact in the laboratory alongside a fantastic team of motivated employees focus on cutting edge oncology reserach. If culture and teamwork are your priorities, you’ll want to keep reading.

What you’ll do:

  • The successful candidate will primarily focus on bioconjugation, optimization and analytical characterization of antibody conjugate for imaging and therapeutic studies. The candidate is expected to work in a highly collaborative fast-paced environment, to be self-motivated, well-organized and capable of working independently.

Who you are:

  • PhD degree in organic chemistry, chemistry or related is preferred. M.S. with equivalent experience will be considered.

  • Expertise in synthetic organic chemistry and/or biochemistry, with > 3 years of post-graduate experience in areas of protein bioconjugations. Experience in field of antibody-drug conjugates or nanomedicines/nanotechnology is highly desirable.

  • Deep understanding of bioconjugation chemistry principles particularly conjugation of small molecules to proteins is highly desirable.

  • Familiarity with operation of HPLC instruments is required. Experience with analytical techniques such as ESI, LC/MS, NMR, MALDI/TOF MS, and UV/VIS spectrophotometry a plus. 

  • Background in techniques of bioconjugational chemistry using different linkage chemistry (NHS, Maleimide/thiol, hydrazone, click, etc.), particularly for attachment of therapeutic reagents to antibodies

Why work here:

  • Stable and established work environment: perfect for someone looking to lay down roots with a company. People / Atmosphere: Work with a welcoming and collaborative team with a drive for success.

What does this position pay?
Compensation is determined by several factors which may include skillset, experience level, and geographic location.

The expected range for this role is $85K to $90K. Please note this range is an estimate and actual pay may vary based on qualifications and experience.

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