Position title
Scientist/Senior Scientist, Analytical Sciences- LifeMine Therapeutics

LifeMine Therapeutics, Inc. is the first biotechnology company exploiting the unique ability of fungi to produce powerful drugs optimized through billions of years of evolution and deploying these molecules for the treatment of intractable human diseases via novel biological mechanisms. The company is using a genome mining and recombinant overexpression approach to mount a massive search for novel drugs through the fungal biosphere. With operations in Cambridge and Gloucester, Massachusetts, LifeMine brings a unique approach to its revolutionary scientific and medical mission.

We are seeking a highly motivated PhD-level scientist skilled in chemical biology techniques including mass spectrometry to impact our small molecule drug discovery platform.  This role will be key to identifying our Genetically Encoded small Molecule (GEM) lead molecules derived from fungi via genomically enabled drug discovery. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and collaborate within multidisciplinary teams.

Website - https://lifeminetx.com/


Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply AP-MS/AS-MS pull-down techniques to quickly identify leads.
  • Contribute and expand the GEM leads workflow.
  • Perform independent hands-on experimental work utilizing mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography and other analytical techniques.
  • Evaluate and/or develop new technologies and identify proprietary technical opportunities.
  • Optimize sample analysis, data interpretation, and effectively communicate to cross functional teams.
  • Generate technical documents and presentations.

Job Requirements:

  • PhD with 0-4 years’ experience in Chemical Biology, Biochemistry or related field.
  • Experience applying liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry techniques to small molecules and proteins.
  • Knowledge of high resolution TOF, Orbitrap, ion trap MS instruments is a plus.
  • Experience developing methods with HPLC/UPLC.
  • Optimize sample analysis, data interpretation, and effectively communicate to cross functional teams.
  • Data recording, interpretation and strong presentation skills preferred.

LifeMine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Please apply to this opportunity directly via this link here to be considered for the role https://grnh.se/7025a72c2us)

Comments - We kindly request no solicitations by agencies or firms regarding this role.

Employment Type
Job Location
Boston, MA
Date posted
April 11, 2022
Valid through
August 1, 2022
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