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Analytical Scientist - PhD - Protein Chemistry

San Diego Metro Area, CA

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -012020-26212 Region: San Diego Metro Area

Job Description

Scientist - Protein Chemistry

The successful candidate will have a well-documented background of scientific expertise in protein chemistry and LC-MS protein analytical techniques including intact mass spectral analysis and peptide mapping, and an abiding interest in drug discovery.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for characterizing novel drug candidates by participating in cancer drug discovery projects and new target identification.

The candidate is expected to lead sample prep and acquisition by LC-MS, as well as assist in data analysis and interpretation.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated in a team environment are essential.

It is expected that this individual will have completed a Ph.D. program together with a productive post-doctoral position.

Previous experience in the biopharmaceutical industry is desirable.


This position requires an individual with a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry or molecular biology to participate in research programs developing targeted cancer therapeutics.

The qualified candidate will have solid protein chemistry and mass spectrometry skills and at least 4 years of productive research experience at the postdoctoral level, as evidenced by an appropriate publication record.

Relevant skills include protein purification, protein characterization, and proteomics.

A broad understanding of protein chemistry and molecular biology concepts within the cancer biology field is essential.

Expertise around strategies for target validation, and biomarker development is desirable. -The qualified candidate will be self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated ability for creative thinking and problem solving

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