Turn Biotechnologies is seeking an excellent synthetic chemist at PhD level in our CMC group. This is a full-time position based in our labs in Mountain View, CA.
Essential duties of the position include:
Conducting multi-step synthesis and optimization through effective reaction planning, troubleshooting and systematic analysis
Purifying and characterizing compounds using a variety of techniques, including column chromatography, crystallization, LCMS, NMR, HPLC, etc.
Interpreting SAR data and designing novel organic compounds with improved properties of interest
Enabling chemistry via new technologies
Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams of scientists to achieve milestones and win together
Maintaining all appropriate corporate standards for lab safety and hazardous material management
Maintaining a lab notebook, instrument and inventory records in accord with department guidance and regulatory requirements
Drafting reports and preparing and presenting summaries of work for the department and projects. Writing regulatory submissions
Functioning as a company representative to Contract Research/Manufacturing Organizations
PhD in organic synthesis
3-4 years of industrial experience in organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, chemical development or related field
Prior experience with lipid synthesis and polymer chemistry is preferred.
Record of excellence in chemistry research with innovative contributions.
Strong and independent problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
Experience in the preparation of regulatory submissions.
Experience with outsourcing work to CMOs or CROs, tech transfer, and the ability to supervise projects.
A good team player who is able to work well within and across teams to achieve goals
Proficient in presenting data and results in group settings
Flexible and can prioritize/accommodate demanding work schedules as required
Experienced writing scientific reports
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Emotionally intelligent; a “whatever it takes” attitude
Why Choose Turn Bio?
We are a close-knit, collaborative team, passionate about anti-aging and longevity and it's impact and improvement of age-related disease and the quality of people’s lives
Fully-paid employee medical, dental, vision, & life insurance)
Employee Assistance Program
You will be a vital part of the company and have tremendous impact on its success
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: Turn Biotechnologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.
Occupational Health and Safety: Turn Biotechnologies provides a workplace free from recognized hazards and complies with standards, rules and regulations issued under the OSH Act.