Chemist - II (Associate) in Kenilworth, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

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  • Hands-on experience in solid phase oligonucleotide synthesis, purification, analysis and handling using state-of-the-art oligonucleotide automated synthesizers.
  • Broad and strong understanding of synthetic organic chemistry, including hands-on experience in conducting organic chemistry experiments, designing novel synthetic routes, and executing chemical reactions at various scales
  • In depth understanding of and extensive experience with analytical instrumentation, including but not limited to HPLC (analytical and prep), CGE, UPLC, LC-MS, GC, GC-MS, and NMR spectroscopy.
  • B.S. or advanced degree required. Candidates with a PhD will be considered.


  • Under direction and guidance of the scientific supervisor or more senior group members:
  • Execute any aspects (synthesis, purification, annealing) of routine oligonucleotide preparation in a range of scales and demonstrate flexibility and rapid pace in moving across this space.
  • Perform high quality research and execute tasks on assigned research problems contributing to the attainment of defined research objectives.
  • The assignment encompasses a broad range of complexities and program impact, requiring the the individual to provide scientific innovation and creativity in seeking solutions and following through with appropriate experiments.