Chemistry Technician I

  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #39554
  • City: Dallas
  • State: TX

Great opportunity work with a new generation of targeted therapies against cancer using the unique properties, and a rare radioisotope and one of the more potent therapeutic payloads against cancer cells.

Our client is seeking a Chemistry Technician I to support the scientific research performed as part of  preclinical Research and Development.

The Chemistry Technician I will be responsible for helping chemists to develop, research and produce novel peptides and peptide conjugates with potential radiotherapeutic applications in support of the company’s preclinical research activities. Works in laboratories, conducts experiments, and monitors synthesis processes.  Isolates and purifies intermediates and characterizes them by HPLC, LCMS, among others.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The Chemistry Technician I will perform a variety of day-to-day tasks including but not limited to:

  • Manual and automated solid-phase synthesis, purification, and characterization of peptides
  • Synthesis of small to intermediate-size molecules using common organic synthesis techniques
  • Use HPLC, LC/MS for peptide characterization and purification workflow
  • Plan, execute, and document work under the guidance of a supervisor
  • Organizes time to meet project timelines
  • Ability to understand deadlines and commitments/ can effectively manage time in the lab
  • Organized individual who can carry out tasks from start to end with little supervision, once properly trained on the task at hand
  • Can communicate clearly in written and verbal forms
  • Research literature to help solve problems associated with current and future projects

All candidates should meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity.

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, experience in peptide synthesis is a PLUS
  • Proficiency in the use of HPLC for purification and analytical purposes is highly desired
  • Previous experience with diafiltration and/or Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) techniques is a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites Products and chemical drawing programs

This job description is a complete list of all desired skills but not all are required. We strongly encourage candidates who have some of the skills to apply. We look forward to a conversation to learn more about you!

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