We are currently seeking a research scientist to support projects related to novel complex natural product isolation and structure determination. This position will focus on downstream purification and analysis. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in natural product extraction and purification, analytical chemistry, and molecular biology. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills are essential.
Comprehensive experience in chromatography for isolation and purification of natural products and extracts with normal and reverse phase HPLC (analytical and preparative scale), GC, TLC, semi-preparative LC, and GPC. Ability to decipher NMR data for structural characterization.
Expertise in analytical method development and validation for Natural Products and Metabolite identification and Quantification by HPLC
work with cross functional groups to deliver natural product expertise and Analytical science input.
Manage research projects to achieve milestones in a timely manner. This includes independently leads projects from planning though analysis, experimental design, always to reporting.
Routinely tracking and documenting results in laboratory notebooks and databases. • Analyze, summarize, and present experimental results to team leader and other team members.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer – and celebrate our employees’ differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.
How to apply:
This position is not eligible for any type of visa sponsorship.
Cover letters and resumes will be accepted ONLY via email.
Please do not contact the Company by phone until notified.
A Master’s or Ph.D. degree in, or other related field with relevant industrial experience.
Strong background in downstream purification and analysis
Work experience in an industrial setting is preferred.
Familiarity with analytical techniques for intermediates and final product detection such as spectrophotometers and HPLC is a plus.
Must be highly motivated and able to work independently while also possessing exceptional communication and teamwork skills.
About Conagen Inc.
Conagen Inc. is a leader in the area of bio-manufacturing. We engineer live organisms to produce molecules that are essential to our well-beings. Scientists and Engineers at Conagen use the latest synthetic biology tools to design metabolic pathways, improve production organisms, optimize production procedures, and ensure the quality as well as safety of the final products. We focus on bioproduction of high-value ingredients for food, nutrition, pharmaceutical, and renewable material industries. Science and Innovation are the driving forces of our Mission.