Basel Stadt | Freelance/temporary employment for a project
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6 MM++
My duties
  • Design, plan and execute projects in peptide and protein synthesis 
  • Design and prepare special building blocks for the synthesis of difficult and challenging peptides  
  • Manage and work together with a few scientific associates 
  • Coordinate with in-house and external CRO teams to execute projects in a timely and reliable manner 
  • Hands-on synthesis of peptides from mg to gram scales by automated and manual solid phase peptide synthesis techniques 
  • Purification of peptides by analytical, preparative HPLC and all related techniques 
  • Identify and implement innovative methods for purification of peptides 
  • Characterization of peptides by modern mass spec, sequencing and other related techniques 
  • Careful and diligent documentation of research results to ensure reproducibility and compliance 
  • Carefully manage and organize raw materials and synthesized materials together with associates and colleagues
  • Prepare project reports and presentations for team meetings and discussions
My qualifications
  • A completed PhD with specialization in peptide synthesis 
  • Hands-on experience in peptide synthesis, both solid phase and solution phase synthesis 
  • Experience in preparing modified peptides of various lengths in batch and parallel processes 
  • Experience in designing and synthesis of special monomers for peptide synthesis 
  • Experience in peptide scale-up and familiarity with cGMP production is advantageous 
  • Ability to execute independent tasks in coordination with a team of researchers in a timely manner 
  • Ability to organize and coordinate research with small team to meet key deliverables 
  • Comfortable in coordinating and working collaboratively with CRO’s 
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with a command of spoken and written English
My benefits
  • A very renowned company
  • Strong possibilty of permanent employment
  • Paid parking
  • A highly motivated team and an open way of communication
  • Dynamic and innovative market environment
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My contact at Hays

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Edgar Lingert

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E-Mail: edgar.lingert@hays.ch