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Title Assistant Scientific Investigator
Categories Post-Doctoral
Organization University of Arizona
Location Tucson, AZ
Website http://uacareers.com/postings/22859
Contact aprilbagley@email.arizona.edu
Job Information

The Natural Products Center of The University of Arizona is seeking a highly motivated and independent individual with a track record of research achievements to become a key member of the team of Dr. Leslie Gunatilaka involved in identifying specialty co-products and value-added products from guayule and guar. Candidates must have a doctoral degree, first-author peer-reviewed publications and expertise in natural product isolation and identification. The successful candidate will conduct research on a multi-center interdisciplinary project on “Sustainable Bioeconomy of Arid Regions” funded by the USDA. For additional details, please visit http://uacareers.com/postings/22859.

 


Title Scientist, Natural Products Purification and Structure Elucidation
Categories Post-Doctoral
Organization LifeMine Thereapeutics
Location Cambridge, MA
Website http://www.lifeminetx.com
Contact careers@lifeminetx.com
Job Information

Job Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated and interactive analytical/purification scientist to join our Natural Products Chemistry Team. The primary role of the position is to extract, analyze, purify, characterize, and determine chemical structures of target compounds from naturally-derived sources in fungi.

Job Responsibilities
• Design, develop, and execute proper extraction methods to prepare crude extracts
for HTS biophysical and/or MS-based assay screening.
• Identify fungi metabolites of interests via differential MS technology.
• Develop purification methods to isolate target compounds.
• Elucidate chemical structures of natural products by modern spectroscopic
techniques.
• Develop proper LC-MS analytical methods to determine target compound’s titer
and concentration in fermentation or other in-process samples.
• Analyze and characterize purified compounds by TLC, LC-MS, NMR etc.
• Share inventory management responsibilities to ensure vials, cartridges, chemical
and solvents are in stock.
• Knowledge of clean laboratory practices.
• Accurate and timely documentation of experiments, results recorded in laboratory
notebooks.
• Prepare and present experiment results in R&D meetings.

Job Requirements
• Ph.D. in organic, analytical chemistry, or closely related field.
• 0-5 years industry experience
• Knowledge and extensive experience in separation chemistry i.e., HIC, IEX, SEC,
NP/RP column chromatography, and chiral separation.
• Must have experience in LC-MS analysis and purification via prep-HPLC and flash
column chromatography.
• Proven track record in structure elucidation and publication.
• Excellent written, organizational and documentation skills with exceptional
attention to detail.
• Communicate progress effectively with colleagues and managers.
• Ability to work in a team and give/receive constructive feedback.
• Strong understanding and familiarity with laboratory methods.
• The successful candidate should be a self-starter, enjoy working in a fast-paced
dynamic team environment, and be motivated to develop and apply new
technologies to advance the projects efficiently.

 


Title Scientist, Natural Products Purification and Structure Elucidation
Categories Post-Doctoral
Organization LifeMine Thereapeutics
Location Cambridge, MA
Website http://www.lifeminetx.com
Contact careers@lifeminetx.com
Job Information

Job Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated and interactive analytical/purification scientist to join our Natural Products Chemistry Team. The primary role of the position is to extract, analyze, purify, characterize, and determine chemical structures of target compounds from naturally-derived sources in fungi.

Job Responsibilities
• Design, develop, and execute proper extraction methods to prepare crude extracts
for HTS biophysical and/or MS-based assay screening.
• Identify fungi metabolites of interests via differential MS technology.
• Develop purification methods to isolate target compounds.
• Elucidate chemical structures of natural products by modern spectroscopic
techniques.
• Develop proper LC-MS analytical methods to determine target compound’s titer
and concentration in fermentation or other in-process samples.
• Analyze and characterize purified compounds by TLC, LC-MS, NMR etc.
• Share inventory management responsibilities to ensure vials, cartridges, chemical
and solvents are in stock.
• Knowledge of clean laboratory practices.
• Accurate and timely documentation of experiments, results recorded in laboratory
notebooks.
• Prepare and present experiment results in R&D meetings.

Job Requirements
• Ph.D. in organic, analytical chemistry, or closely related field.
• 0-5 years industry experience
• Knowledge and extensive experience in separation chemistry i.e., HIC, IEX, SEC,
NP/RP column chromatography, and chiral separation.
• Must have experience in LC-MS analysis and purification via prep-HPLC and flash
column chromatography.
• Proven track record in structure elucidation and publication.
• Excellent written, organizational and documentation skills with exceptional
attention to detail.
• Communicate progress effectively with colleagues and managers.
• Ability to work in a team and give/receive constructive feedback.
• Strong understanding and familiarity with laboratory methods.
• The successful candidate should be a self-starter, enjoy working in a fast-paced
dynamic team environment, and be motivated to develop and apply new
technologies to advance the projects efficiently.

 


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