Oligonucleotide Chemist

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $50,000 – $73,000 a year1 hour ago Qualifications – Microsoft Excel – Communication skills – Data analysis skills – Doctoral degree – Master’s degree Full Job Description Advirna is seeking an oligonucleotide chemist with MS or PhD degree in biochemistry or molecular biology with several years of experience in academia or industry to run a small to middle scale oligo synthesis facility. The successful individual will play an integral role in a small team of scientists working on RNAi technology development. You will be expected to perform under minimal supervision and be capable of having a steep learning curve in a fast-paced startup environment. Qualifications: MS or PhD degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related disciplines. Key skills and Primary duties: Perform synthesis, purification, and analysis of oligonucleotides including DNA, RNA and modified oligos. Cleavage & deprotection, desalting and purification of oligonucleotides. Packaging of synthetic oligonucleotides. Maintenance of oligo synthesizers, HPLC and desalting units in the laboratory. Ability to maintain, calibrate and operate various types of small lab equipment. Strong quantitative skills and excellent knowledge of Excel and data analysis. Excellent interpersonal communication skills are essential in our collaborative work environment. Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description. Experience of working in small companies is a plus. Work authorization in the USA is required. To inquire about open positions please contact Alexey Wolfson at Show full job description Apply Now