Employment Opportunities Title Postdoctoral Associate Categories Post-Doctoral Organization North Carolina Research Campus/North Carolina A&T State University Location Kannapolis Website https://transforming-science.com Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Job Information One postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies at North Carolina A&T State University. The lab is located at the newly created North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. The North Carolina Research Campus has state-of-the-art core facilities in the areas of genomics, metabolomics, proteomics, and histochemistry. Candidates with extensive experience with natural products chemistry (structure elucidation), medicinal chemistry (structure modification), and bioavailability and metabolomic studies of natural products will be given preference. Experience with rodent and cell lines to study the metabolism of natural products and food components is a plus. The candidate must have experience in various chromatographic techniques including HPLC and LC-MS. Applicants must have a recent PhD in natural products chemistry or a closely related discipline. Continuous self-development, publication activity, learning and sharing research experience are expected from the candidate. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply with an e-mail containing: a statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references to email@example.com. Title Scientist, Natural Product Chemist Categories Industry Organization Lodo Therapeutics Corporation Website New York, NY Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Job Information Lodo Therapeutics discovers and develops breakthrough medicines for some of the greatest challenges in human health: drug-resistant bacterial infections and cancer. Lodo Therapeutics identifies and produces pharmaceutically active secondary metabolites directly from the biosynthetic blueprints encoded in the genomic DNA sequences of soil bacteria. Metagenomic data analysis—not experimental serendipity—drives our discovery of new therapeutics. Unconstrained by traditional culture-based approaches to natural products drug discovery, Lodo Therapeutics accesses a previously overlooked trove of compounds evolutionarily selected for processes essential for life using the tools of bioinformatics and synthetic biology. For information, please visit our website: http://lodotherapeutics.com/ Lodo Therapeutics is seeking an independent, flexible and high-energy natural product chemist with expertise in the isolation and characterization of bioactive compounds from bacteria (ideally Streptomyces) to join our drug discovery team at our laboratories in the Alexandria Center, New York City. The incumbent, in collaboration with a fast-paced discovery team of bioinformaticians, molecular/synthetic biologists and biochemists, will isolate, purify, characterize and determine the chemical structure of novel secondary metabolites from the microbial metagenome. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. The isolation, purification, and de novo structural elucidation of 1-25 mg of target compound(s) from various microbial sources 2. LC-MS profiling and dereplication of microbial cultures for sample prioritization 3. Maintain broad knowledge of the natural product chemistry as well as project-specific literature 4. Position requires significant laboratory effort (approximately 85%) EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERENCES: 1. Ph.D. in natural products chemistry with post-doctoral experience and/or biopharmaceutical industry research experience 2. Experience with activity-guided isolation, purification, and structure elucidation of compounds from bacteria and fungi 3. Highly skilled in de novo NMR structural elucidation, i.e., 1D and 2D NMR 4. Experience developing both analytical (HPLC & LC-MS) and preparative HPLC methods 5. Ability to contribute to multiple projects simultaneous 6. Familiarity with Waters HPLC, SciFinder, ACD software Suite, and Teledyne Isco Combi-Flash systems a plus 7. Self-motivated and passionate about your work 8. Ability to navigate and be successful in a fast-paced, highly interactive and collaborative work environment Lodo Therapeutics Corporation Reference Job Code: 18-001a – Chemist Attn: Human Resources 430 E 29th St, Suite 845, New York, NY 10016 T: 646-828-5950 F: 646-828-5989 email@example.com Title Dietary Supplement Scientist Categories Industry Organization The Synergy Company Location Moab, UT Website https://www.thesynergycompany.com/ Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Job Information The Synergy Company is currently seeking a Dietary Supplement Scientist who is experienced in developing safe, effective, and beneficial dietary supplements that are rooted in research, evidence-based science, traditional wisdom, and innovation. The scientist will be an integral part of the company’s Research and Development team (including the founder of Synergy) and will play an essential role in product and ingredient development. This position is responsible for ensuring product integrity, innovation, safety, and efficacy through the development process. The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment that promotes participatory management, cooperation, and communication. The Synergy Company is actively developing and launching new products and the focus is on creating the absolute best product for our customers. Responsibilities and Duties Evaluate proposed ingredient/product development and consult on ingredient/product design, applying knowledge of traditional use, published research, compelling scientific data, and innovative developments. Assist with all aspects of formulation projects: ingredient development (initial sourcing and qualification), safety and claims validation, benefits, regulatory status of ingredients and formulations, processing and bio-actives assessment, and educational support. Collaborate on label claims for all new products and document claims substantiation to meet regulatory requirements. Analyze scientific data and apply findings to product development, claims substantiation. Provide technical and conceptual guidance on ingredient development. Serve as an inter-departmental resource, including educational presentations as well as answering questions as they arise during the course of business. Assist with the interpretation of laboratory test results. Advise and consult on test method selection in collaboration with a third party analytical laboratory. Write formula/product monographs and technical reports to define the goals and specifications of products such that the goal and intent of that product will be protected throughout formulation and re-formulation to ensure product integrity and legacy. Author raw material monographs to substantiate the safety, benefit, historical use, published research and to define the specifications of that raw material. Experience and Skills Required: Experience developing dietary supplements for the US market. Ph.D or MS. in Botany, Ethnobotany, Pharmacognosy, Biology, or Chemistry. Experience authoring technical documents for the business environment. Professional experience working on team projects. Experience preparing and delivering presentations in writing and in front of groups Ability to understand, interpret and distill academic and clinical research for use in business decisions. Understanding of statistical design and ability to analyze data to provide relevant interpretation, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Ability to think critically and creatively to problem solve unique situations and make recommendations for alternative processes or products. Academic and technical understanding of raw material growing, harvesting, drying, processing, and extraction. Company Benefits Medical and dental insurance 401k Retirement with company match Life Insurance Monthly product allowance and discounts Paid time off Wellness programs Company Overview The Synergy Company is one of the most highly regarded brands of certified organic supplements in the international marketplace. From our modest beginnings in a home office with just a few visionary employees, The Synergy Company has expanded into a world-renowned, award-winning, certified organic company with 75+ dedicated employees. We take a very personal, hands-on approach to everything we do — from our custom ingredient research and impeccable growing and processing, to our in-house, eco-friendly, certified organic manufacturing and “factory-direct” sales and servicing. The Synergy Company is situated in the beautiful community of Moab, Utah, inspired by the red rock canyons and breathtaking La Sal Mountains. We have been privately and family owned and operated since our incorporation in 1992. Jobs 1-3 of 3 This job listing was created using Job Manager for WordPress, by Tom Townsend.