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Peptide Chemists - Discovery Research - all levels - Assoc Sci, Sci, Sr Sci, Princ Sci+
Neurocrine Biosciences Neurocrine is building a peptide chemistry discovery group and we are looking for motivated and talented scientists to join our team. Let’s discover the next generation of peptide therapeutics together in San Diego.
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Business Development Manager or Sr. Business Development Manager.
Bachem As a supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients, Bachem plays a critical and rewarding role in the development of new and innovative drugs. The Business Development Manager will be responsible to identify best-fit opportunities for Bachem in the peptide and oligonucleotide manufacturing space. The best candidates will have some technical understanding of peptides and oligonucleotides, and either previous experience or a strong inclination toward networking within the tides-based drug development. The business development manager will work closely with project management and operational groups to craft solutions and long-term partnerships.
Business Development Manager, Oligo/Peptide Discovery
STA Pharmaceutical (a subsidiary of WuXi AppTec) Overview: The incumbent will uncover and cultivate business relationships and opportunities to generate revenue with prospective and existing clients for STA Pharmaceutical, a WuXi AppTec company, in particular to support the growth of emerging Discovery oligonucleotide and peptide (O&P) Contract Development and Manufacture (CDMO) business. The candidate will work closely together with the U.S. and Europe business development (BD) teams to pursue new business leads; follows up on critical issues and aides in resolving customer inquiries. Assists marketing in delivering content and driving success of new and existing services. This position will report to the Director of Business Development, Oligo/Peptide and will help to support Discovery O&P BD efforts in North America.
Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry is ideal. Will consider Masters with some industry experience. 1+ year’s relevant experience working in oligo or peptide new drug development or CRO/CMO industry (Oligo preferred) Ability to perform within a professional environment and use judgment as dictated by complexity of situation. Ability to accomplish the described duties through the use of appropriate computer equipment and software (i.e Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and CRM) is required
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability
Associate Director, Business Development Oligo/Peptide Development
STA Pharmaceutical (a subsidiary of WuXi AppTec) Overview The incumbent will uncover and cultivate business relationships and opportunities to generate revenue with prospective and existing clients for STA Pharmaceutical, a WuXi AppTec company, in particular to support the growth of emerging oligo and peptide (O&P) Contract Development and Manufacture (CDMO) business. The candidate will work closely together with the U.S. and Europe business development (BD) teams to pursue new business leads; follows up on critical issues and aides in resolving customer inquiries. Assists marketing in delivering content and driving success of new and existing services. This position will report to the Sr. Dr. of Business Development, Oligo/Peptide and will help to support O&P BD effort in the United States.
Qualifications Must be a self starter, self-motivated, highly flexible, with excellent communications skills (verbal, written, and presentation skills). Must be organized and detailed-oriented. Must have a proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales growth objectives and/or simultaneously managing several projects and timelines. Ability to perform within a professional environment and use judgment as dictated by complexity of situation.
PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS: MS or PhD a plus Knowledge of O&P chemistry Knowledge of pharma/biotech markets and related O&P market trends Ability to perform a full sales cycle to close deals and maintain motivation when faced with challenging situations Demonstrate a can-do attitude
Responsibilities Prospects for oligo and peptide new drug development companies who would benefit from STA’s CDMO services. Obtains conferences and meetings to present STA services to prospective and existing clients via email, phone, and web-conferencing systems. Acts upon, refers and follows-up on leads from both sales and marketing campaigns. Increase awareness of STA’s marketing initiatives including scheduling meetings for tradeshows and driving registrations for webinars and seminars.
AstraZeneca Do you have a passion for Science? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the place for you!
At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.
Main Duties & Responsibilities: We are looking for a highly motivated chemist with a strong foundation in the delivery sciences to join the dynamic Advanced Drug Delivery group, engaging in the new modality projects in AstraZeneca's pipeline. The main responsibilities for this role include: Designing and synthesizing lipids for lipid nano-particle based delivery platform with minimum supervision Analyzing and characterizing lipids and lipid nanoparticles with appropriate technologies; Generating, evaluating and reporting data clearly and reliably Acting as the delivery chemist/formulation subject matter expert on the delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics; Providing data interpretation and making recommendations to project teams and other stakeholders Collaborating with other Advanced Drug Delivery teams in Sweden & the UK Clearly communicating data at internal AstraZeneca meetings and occasionally at external meetings
Postdoctoral Fellow: Multiscale Simulations of Lipid Nanoparticles
AstraZeneca Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Biophysics and Computational Modelling? Would you like to apply your skills to impact the development of drug delivery systems for therapeutic oligonucleotides in drug projects at AstraZeneca? Then this might be the next challenge for you! In this exciting Postdoctoral Fellow position you will be researching and developing novel computational methods to study lipid nanoparticles to aid the development of future drug delivery systems. This will involve multiscale modelling using coarse-grained as well as atomistic models. In particular you will be investigating advanced methods for studying pH-dependent phase stability of phases of ionizable lipid/RNA systems. Setting up and performing simulations of model lipid/RNA systems. Analysing and interpreting simulation results in collaboration with experts in Lipid Nanoparticle characterization and development. Publish and present findings in peer-reviewed journals and internal & external conferences. There will be great opportunities for you to engage with key internal and external collaborators to identify and validate impactful solutions to provide scientific leadership and drive innovation.
New Modality Formulation Senior Scientist and Analytical Chemist
AstraZeneca Do you have a passion for Science? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you! At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person. We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual to join the dynamic Advanced Drug Delivery group, supporting the new modality projects in AstraZeneca pipeline. Main responsibilities for this role include: Developing formulations, analytical methods, and delivery systems with a focus on new modalities (e.g. vaccines, oligonucleotides, RNA, DNA, peptides). Planning and conducting experiments with minimum supervision; generating, evaluating, and reporting data clearly and reliably; Providing data interpretation and making recommendations to project teams and other stakeholders. Being actively involved with novel formulation development and innovative technology evaluation. Performing lipid purification with supercritical fluid chromatography or other appropriate approaches. Collaborating with other Advanced Drug Delivery teams in Sweden & the UK. Working as a member of cross-functional pharmaceutical science and CMC project teams, in close collaboration with other formulators, analytical chemists, chemists and biologists at AstraZeneca Presenting data at internal AstraZeneca meetings and occasionally at external meetings.
Principal Process Chemist - Peptide
CordenPharma Colorado ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned
Ensures that the chemistry is capable of meeting cost, yield, throughput, and QEH&S goals on assigned processes Leads large and/or multiple teams to accomplish the development, transfer, or implementation of technology at a lab or plant scale Develops and supports scalable processes and provides technical expertise and support during lab and/or plant operations Responsible for supplying management with specific project data to facilitate the budgeting process for the development, transfer and/or implementation of technology Develops and executes procedures, processes, and methods for solutions to chemical and technical problems on lab and/or plant scale Conducts research and development in order to improve manufacturing processes Possesses an individual area of technical expertise, which others consult them for advice on Adheres to GDP and SOPs in all aspects of work
CordenPharma Colorado ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned
• Executes experiments and syntheses of small molecules and peptides while working on a project team • Performs peptide synthesis using commercial peptide synthesizers • Conducts analyses of samples using established or routine methods • Provides technical support to lab or plant processes • Works effectively in a team-oriented environment • Presents work orally and in form of written development reports • Adheres to GDP and SOPs in all aspects of work • Independently plans and executes experiments, while working in a project team, toward development of viable commercial processes • Demonstrates a clear understanding of technical issues and the requirements of a viable manufacturing process • Executes procedures, processes, and methods for solutions to chemical and technical problems on a lab or plant scale • Ensures that the chemistry is capable of meeting cost, yield, throughput, and QEH&S goals on assigned processes • Leads a team to accomplish the development, transfer, or implementation of technology at a lab or plant scale • Develops and supports scalable processes and provides technical expertise and support during lab or plant operations.
Bachem The Quality Assurance Specialist fulfills a critical role for Quality Assurance. This individual will conduct real time batch record review, perform internal audits, contribute to GMP system improvements, write technical documents, and review GMP documentation and reports. This individual must also provide GMP and related training.
Vice President, Manufacturing
Bachem The Vice President of Manufacturing, as a member of the Bachem Americas, Inc. Leadership Team, fulfills a critical role in the end-to-end manufacturing and supply of commercial APIs to our customers. The Vice President supports all Manufacturing activities, and is responsible for optimization of the Manufacturing business process, strategies, and implementation of regulatory activities
Bachem The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and proactive management of ongoing active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing campaigns for Bachem customers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. This is a remote position and will report into Group Leader or Director and liaises externally with the customers as well as internally with Bachem Sales and site-specific (Torrance or Vista, CA) Operations (QC, QA, Logistics, and Production) teams to ensure that the clients’ milestones and deliverables are met.
Bachem The Senior Scientist in Process R&D, Production Department will work independently to achieve goal-oriented solutions in development for optimizing and troubleshooting of production processes in Liquid Phase and/or Solid Phase-synthesis.
Bachem The Principal Scientist’s primary responsibility is analytical method development, method validation, technology transfer of methods, and project leadership of complex transfers.
Project Management, Group Leader
Bachem The Group Leader carries responsibility for the management of the Project Management team members across BAM sites, including Torrance and Vista. The Group Leader will ensure the Project Management (PM) group tracks manufacturing projects and coordinates customer feedback and interaction related to these projects. The Project Management Group, for which the Group Leader is responsible, functions within the Sales organization ensuring that manufacturing accounts are managed appropriately supporting the Client, Production and Sales to ensure effective execution and completion of projects.
Bachem The Research and Development Scientist will conduct basic research associated with the synthesis of peptides. He/she will evaluate new reagents and processes applied to the synthesis of peptides and will also evaluate new approaches to the purification of peptides. He/she will assist the production department in identifying impurities generated during production of peptide APL.
Bachem The Technical Writer I will prepare cGMP documentation, including protocols, reports, studies, Failure Mode and Effect Analyses (FMEAs), memos, forms, specifications, qualifications, change controls, deviations, Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Master Batch Production Records (MBPRs).
Quality Control Scientist
Bachem The QC Scientist performs laboratory day-today operations, guides and interacts with QC and department personnel to accomplish goals and objectives as directed by supervisor. Other duties include performing raw material testing, final product testing, QC documentation and related GMP