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Scientist I - Chemistry

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Job Description:

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information
South San Francisco, CA and Pleasanton, CA
Genetic Sciences Division

How will you make an impact?

Our Organic and Oligo Chemistry team designs and synthesizes reagents for our Genetic Sciences Division. You will help synthesizing oligonucleotides for R&D projects that are involved in new product development.

What will you do?

  • Work in the laboratory on synthesis of oligonucleotides on benchtop DNA synthesizer
  • Carry out purification and analysis of oligonucleotides with HPLC and LC-MS
  • Formulation and quantitation of oligonucleotides
  • Write reports and present data in group/team meetings
  • Interact with scientists from other R&D groups

How will you get here?

  • B.A. or B.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bioengineering or related field with 0-2 years of experience in R&D and/or process development research required
  • Hands-on experience with operation of HPLC, UV-VIS spectrometer and other lab equipment
  • Hands-on experience with operation of DNA synthesizer is a plus but not required
  • Experience in synthesis, purification and analysis of oligos is a plus but not required
  • Experience in writing standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Power Point
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, South San Francisco , Scientist I - Chemistry, Other , South San Francisco, California

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