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Affinergy develops transformative cell products, medical devices and diagnostics based upon our proprietary peptide linkers that selectively immobilize proteins, cells, and therapeutics onto biomaterial surfaces.

Affinergy employs a dedicated team of visionary scientists and proven entrepreneurs committed to growing the Company's product portfolio. We have a state of the art 12,000 sq. ft. facility located in Durham, NC adjacent to the Research Triangle Park. The position includes a competitive salary and healthcare benefits.



Scientist - Bioorganic and Peptide Chemist


We seek an energetic and self-motivated individual to join our team as a Scientist to develop innovative technology platforms and transform our discoveries into cutting-edge devices and diagnostics; a creative and independent team member who thrives on benchwork, executes original research to a high standard and can provide constructive critical assessments.



Job Description:




  • Perform solid-phase peptide synthesis and purification using commercial instruments
  • Peptide modifications and developing new linker chemistries
  • Synthesis, purification and analytical characterization of peptide conjugates
  • Design and synthesis and analysis of peptide arrays for epitope mapping and screening
  • Experience in materials and surface conjugation chemistry
  • Hands-on experimentalist with strong skills in synthetic bioorganic chemistry
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills are required




Qualifications



  • Ph.D. degree in Peptide/ Bioorganic chemistry or related biological sciences or equivalent with a minimum of 2-6 years of experience in peptide/ protein chemistry
  • Experience in design and synthesis of peptide libraries and microarray synthesis
  • Prior experience working with HPLC systems and other analytical instrumentation
  • Must be able to work on projects of a multidisciplinary nature
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, and organized and able to work in a team environment
  • Communicate clearly in written and verbal forms
  • Effective team skills and ability to understand deadlines and commitments
  • Strong work ethic and willingness and ambition to learn and take on responsibilities
  • Authorized to work for any U.S. employer


To apply, qualified candidates should send a one-page cover letter and resume.




Contact Information



Jonathan Gindes
Affinergy, LLC
PO Box 14650
RTP, NC 27709
Email:
Please visit our website at www.affinergy.com





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