2015 Intern Openings at Somalogic, Inc.

All interns must be at least 18 years of age as their intern start dates.

All resumes must be received by March 9, 2015.

SomaLogic is an EEO/AA employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce.

To Apply:

  1.  Please go to the SomaLogic Careers page to review our openings http://www.somalogic.com/About-Us/Careers.aspx
  2. Then, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the job number of the opening(s) for which you would like to apply.
  3. Or, mail your resume with the job number of the opening(s) for which you would like to apply to
SomaLogic, Inc.
Human Resources Department
2945 Wilderness Pl.
Boulder, CO 80301

Intern - Process Chemistry

This intern will assist with buffer and reagent preparation for oligonucleotide synthesis and purification.

  • Works with process chemists to prepare solutions for synthesis of synthetic olgionucleotides (SOMAmers).
  • Works with process chemists to prepare and aliquot buffers for high throughout HPLC purification of synthetic olgionucleotides (SOMAmers).
  • Supports basic synthesis and purification operations through other reagent prep, equipment monitoring, and completion of appropriate documentation of existing processes.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years towards degree in related major.
  • A basic understanding (working knowledge) of organic chemistry is required.
  • Some experiences working in an academic lab is expected; some experience in an industrial chemical lab is preferred.
  • A basic understanding of olgionucleotide synthesis schemes, methods, and precesses is preferred.
  • A working knowedge of high performance liquid chromatography (analytical or preparative) is preferred.

 

Post Doc Position Description

Purdue University Discovery Park

Job Description:

The Purdue University Center for Drug Discovery currently has an opprotunity for a postdoctoral researcher in the research group of Professor Philip S. Low.  We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to join a multidisciplinary team that aims to discover, develop and translate promising new candidates into the drugs of tomorrow.

Research experience in biochemistry, molecular biology or hematology is required.  Research experience in human erythrocyte biochemistry is preferred.  Experience in cloing, site-directed mutagenesis, expression/purification and characterization of recombinant proteins is preferred.  Experience with the routine culturing of mammalian cells is aso strongly desired.  Candidates with a strong background in erythrocyte characterization, hematology and a strong background in standard biochemistry techniques are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate should be able to use discretion and independent judgement in all areas of research including experimental design, project management, and implenting  strategies for cross-functional teamwork and collaboration.  They will be responsible and accountable for the design of lab experiments, be able to delegate and manage day-to-day research procedures efficiently.  Furthermore, excellent oral and written communication skills in English are essential.

Responsibilities will aslo include preparing data for both publication and grant application purposes, participation in formulating ideas and concepts for grants, writing manuscripts for peer review publication, presenting research results at conferences and major meetings, and participting in discussions with international scientists to lead and support research.  Knowledge of all applicable NIH and OSHA safety rules, as well as ensuring that all safety regulations and proper methods for handling potentialy dnagerous chemicals, pathogens, substances, and materials are followed is also required.

Requirements:

Applicant must have a PhD and a track record of accomplishment and creative scientific contributions as evidenced by publications and/or presentation at scientific meetings

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, CV, a research summary of 2 pages or less, and contact information for 2 references combined into a single PDF by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Postdoc Scientist-Pharmaceutical Develoment (Small Molecule) @ Wolfe Laboratories

JOB SUMMARY: We require an experienced physical organic chemist with broad knowledge of and significant hands on experience with small molecule analytical technology including chromatographic and physical characterization methods. This individual will plan and execute experiments in physicochemical analysis and structural characterization.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Evaluate physicochemical properties of small molecules relevant to drug development and subsequently communicate the interpretation and implication of results to clients.
  • Develop analytical methods and characterize product variants
  • Execute and oversee specialized analytical testing and generation of technical documents
  • Maintain a strong awareness of current scientific literature, particularly in the area of drug substance characterization, and actively apply new concepts as appropriate.
  • Design experiments to develop pre-clinical and clinical formulations of drug candidates to support drug discovery and development.
  • Design experiments to determine the stability in prototype clinical formulations, to detect and identify the decomposition products, and to achieve formulations with acceptable shelf-life.
  • Perform laboratory experiments related to the above.
  • Create presentations for outside scientific meetings and conferences to showcase Wolfe Laboratories’ scientific leadership in the field of small molecule analysis and characterization.
  • Interface with clients to develop an in-depth understanding of client objectives and define solutions to meet their program requirements
  • Develop compelling approaches and solutions to address client needs
  • Write persuasive proposals for the projects
  • Regularly interact with clients to keep them abreast of project progress
  • Write and review interim and final reports.
  • Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Process Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or closely related discipline
  • In depth expertise in physical organic chemistry and the structural characterization of small molecules as they relate to the pre-formulation and formulation development of new drugs
  • Expertise in the field of physicochemical analysis and structural characterization
  • Hands-on experience with method development as well as analytical methods used for physicochemical characterization of pharmaceutical products such as spectroscopy and HPLC analysis.
  • A demonstrated drive to apply technical knowledge to developing drug formulations
  • Established track record of significant contributions as an individual technical expert as well as a leader of small teams
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills as well as polished and persuasive client presentation skills
  • Capability with DSC, TGA, and/or lyophilization
  • Experience in creating and delivering trainings

 

WHERE THIS JOB COULE LEAD:

At Wolfe Laboratories Inc., we pride ourselves on retaining and growing our team members, and ensuring they are developing to their full potential. This position can provide many different avenues for advancement, including:

  • Training      towards becoming a Project Manager
  • Leader      of an innovative business line
  • Become      a Lead Technical Researcher
  • Managing      a team of Postdoctoral employees

Interested candidates are requested to email a copy of their resume with a cover letter and unofficial transcripts to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Wolfe Laboratories, Inc. (WLI), founded in 1999, and located in Watertown, MA, is a premier contract research organization that provides integrated early drug development solutions to the biopharmaceutical industry. Wolfe Laboratories is an essential element of the drug development ecosystem, recognized by global and virtual biopharmaceutical companies as a science-driven organization whose mission is to provide outstanding discovery and development services tailored to its clients’ needs for rational formulation development. Wolfe Laboratories integrates the critical path components of early development to ensure that programs advance while meeting rigorous scientific demands with flexibility to address dynamic challenges and aggressive timelines. Wolfe Laboratories’ vision is to improve human health, and we continue to strive towards that goal by embracing our core values of integrity, excellence and teamwork. The company has a high percentage of repeat clients, which is a testament to its long-term commitment of continual investment in its capabilities to meet biopharma’s growing demand for high quality, integrated early development services.

For more information visit us at: www.wolfelabs.com.

Wolfe Laboratories, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Postdoc Scientist-Pharmaceutical Development @ Wolfe Laboratories

JOB SUMMARY: We require a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to work on protein stability & aggregation as it relates to therapeutic protein development. The current postdoctoral project is designed to understand the fundamental mechanism/s of protein instability, sub-visible particulate formation and aggregation using variety of chromatographic, biophysical and biochemical tools.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluate physical and biophysical properties of peptides, proteins, and bioconjugates relevant to drug development and subsequently communicate the interpretation and implication of results to clients.
  • Develop analytical and high throughput biophysical methods to characterize product variants
  • Execute and oversee specialized analytical testing and generation of technical documents
  • Maintain a strong awareness of current scientific literature, particularly in the area of protein characterization, and actively apply new concepts as appropriate.
  • Design experiments to develop pre-clinical and clinical formulations of drug candidates to support drug discovery and development.
  • Design experiments to determine the stability in prototype clinical formulations, to detect and identify the decomposition products, and to achieve formulations with acceptable shelf-life.
  • Perform laboratory experiments related to the above.
  • Create presentations for outside scientific meetings and conferences to showcase Wolfe Laboratories’ scientific leadership in the field of protein analysis and characterization.
  • Interface with clients to develop an in-depth understanding of client objectives and define solutions to meet their program requirements
  • Develop compelling approaches and solutions to address client needs
  • Write persuasive proposals for the projects
  • Regularly interact with clients to keep them abreast of project progress
  • Write and review interim and final reports.
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry, Biomolecular engineering, Organic Chemistry, Chemical engineering or closely related disciplines
  • In depth experience in the area of protein biophysics involving structure-folding-stability relationships. This includes purification, stability, kinetics and thermodynamics of folding of monomeric proteins, particularly as they relate to the pre-formulation and formulation development of new drugs
  • Hands-on experience with chromatographic method development as well as techniques used for biophysical characterization of biopharmaceutical products such as calorimetry, spectroscopy, higher order structure analysis, protein mass spectroscopy, CE, HPLC, ELISA, and carbohydrate analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of Organic Chemistry principles
  • A demonstrated drive to apply technical knowledge to developing drug formulations
  • Established track record of significant contributions as an individual technical expert

 

WHERE THIS JOB COULD LEAD:

At Wolfe Laboratories Inc., we pride ourselves on retaining and growing our team members, and ensuring they are developing to their full potential. This position can provide many different avenues for advancement, including:

  • Training      towards becoming a Project Manager
  • Leader      of an innovative business line
  • Become      a Lead Technical Researcher
  • Managing      a team of Postdoctoral employees

Interested candidates are requested to email a copy of their resume with a cover letter and unofficial transcripts to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wolfe Laboratories, Inc. (WLI), located in Watertown, MA, is a premier contract research organization that provides integrated early drug development solutions to the biopharmaceutical industry. Wolfe Laboratories is an essential element of the drug development ecosystem, recognized by global and virtual biopharmaceutical companies as a science-driven organization whose mission is to provide outstanding discovery and development services tailored to its clients’ needs for rational formulation development. Wolfe Laboratories integrates the critical path components of early development to ensure that programs advance while meeting rigorous scientific demands with flexibility to address dynamic challenges and aggressive timelines. Wolfe Laboratories’ vision is to improve human health, and we continue to strive towards that goal by embracing our core values of integrity, excellence and teamwork. The company has a high percentage of repeat clients, which is a testament to its long-term commitment of continual investment in its capabilities to meet biopharma’s growing demand for high quality, integrated early development services.

For more information visit us at: www.wolfelabs.com.

Wolfe Laboratories, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a tenure-track Assitant Professor in the area of synthetic organic, inorganic, or materials chemistry to start August 2015. A Ph.D. in chemistry or an allied discipline is required, and postdoctoral or comparable research experience is preferred.  The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program and to provide effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Review of applications begins upon receipt and continues until the position is filled.  Applications are only accepted online at www.umkc.edu/hr/jobsearch.  Please combine all applicatin materials (cover letter, full cirriculum vitae, research plans and a statement of teaching philosopy) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as your resume attachment.  Limit document name to 50 characters.  Maximum size limit is 11MB.  Do not include special characters (e.g.,/,&,%, etc.).  Arrange for three official letters of reference to be sent to: Chair, Search Committee via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UMKC is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer

2015 Fall BME Faculty Position Opening (NTHU Taiwan)

Faculty Position Opening

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Institute of Biomedical Engineering, NTHU

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, seeks highly qualified individuals for 2 positions in the assistant, associate or full professorship levels. The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in engineering or science, an outstanding record of accomplishments in research (cellular mechanics, bioMEMS, or biomaterials) and enthusiasm in teaching. Application portfolio including curriculum vitae, copies of diplomas, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, full publication list, teaching and research plans, contact information (names, mailing addresses, emails, phone numbers) of three referees (only a list is needed upon submission) and the CV at-a-glance (as attached or available on http://my.nthu.edu.tw/~bme/index.html) should be sent to Ms. Peggy Sung at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Jan. 30, 2015.

Chia-hsing (Peggy) Sung

Secretary

Institute of Biomedical Engineering

National Tsing Hua University

Taiwan

Tel: +866-3-571-5131 ext. 35500

Website: http://my.nthu.edu.tw/~bme/index.html