Peptide Chemist

Job Title: Peptide Chemist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
REF: 123091
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Peptide Chemist
Our client, a young Biotech company focused on research and development of products for unmet needs, now seek to expand their team based in Dublin with the addition of a Peptide Chemist to perform complex laboratory and research-related design of peptides, in conjunction with working in a highly experienced team.

The successful candidate will work on the development of the drug design and formulation collaborating extensively with their R&D counterparts.

The ideal candidate will be skilled in recombinant native peptide production and design, with demonstrated capability in project management & building relationships.

Responsibilities of Peptide Chemist:
Demonstrates technical proficiency and scientific creativity in Peptide synthesis.
Design of peptides including modifications, bioavailability and efficacy validation.
Managing stability protocol.
Expert knowledge of the dynamics of a peptide - Physical and Chemical.
Implement and perform workflow cascades for peptide engineering projects that include molecular design, folding and biophysical characterisation.
Routinely generates innovative ideas, systematically evaluates pioneering technologies and implements those that add value.
Knowledge around toxicity of peptides.

Requirements for Peptide Chemist:
PhD in Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Molecular Biology. Substantial relevant experience may be substituted for PhD requirement.
5+ years of industry experience in pharmaceutical research and development desirable.
Knowledge and experience around cyclization of peptides and peptide binding.
Proficient in cell culture techniques.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal skills to seamlessly fit within a teamwork driven environment.
Demonstrated strong understanding of complex scientific procedures with technical proficiency.

Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 /

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